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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Cleaning up the pile!

After my New Year's clean up I realized I have a mighty pile of UFO's, cut out projects and and projects where I have just gathered all the fabrics I need.

And guess what...I just want to start something new!
So I am pushing that thought away and I am going to try to finish at least a couple projects first!

 
I had batik scraps all cut up to make coiled baskets...
 
here is a start with the 'pinks'!
 
 
And do you see that Wonder Clip???
It was a Christmas present this year and it is the BEST thing EVER!
It is a very handy gadget! 
 
...and when that one is done I have a pile of brown strips and blues/purples to use up!
 
 
I started arranging my giant apple cores. I am almost happy with it! I have a few more pieces to move and it will be ready to sew.
 
 
And I finally started quilting my flowers! I may be crazy but I am thinking of trying to have it finished by the middle of April so I can put it into the Moose Jaw quilt show.
 
I will need to quilt every day if I want to get it done in time!
 
 
 
Happy Stitching!
 
 
 
 

3 comments:

  1. Best of luck to you to have the quilt done and ready to put in the Quilt Show. I like your coiled baskets. That is something I have never tried before. Will you machine or hand sew your Apple Core? I think you will be happy to finish up some projects before starting a new one.

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  2. Love your basket color...inspires me to start mine...and that apple core..on my to do list too. Might as well sew with all this freezing weather in NB

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  3. The batik strips look good in the basket. I started one of those coiled baskets a long time ago but was trying to make more of a tote. Not successful and I never used the technique again. I did not get a straight up and down sides for the tote after creating the bottom.

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