Showing posts from October, 2020

2020 Goal Recap: October

Happy Halloween!  October was a very productive month for me.  I finished two quilts in five days (not on purpose, but still a rush!) and did a lot of fun small projects.  The early snow and cold is definitely a contributing factor to my increased sewing time. Goal #1: Get my WIP List Under 10 WIP List at beginning of month: 17 WIP List at end of month: 16 Untouched in 2020: 4 Active QAL Projects: 3 Kid Projects: 2 Quilts Finished Quarantine Cut (April 2020) Camp Stars (September 2020) Quilts Started Chalk Stars quilt sample (my other new pattern). Quilt Progress (4 WIPs touched) Morewood Mystery Quilt - Irish chain units added - can't wait to see how all these little bits are going to come together!  I didn't share a picture last month so here are the September and October blocks together.  The yellow and pink blocks are scrappy but the teal blocks are all identical. Adventure Quilt - Assembled the three-part units and made the September blocks.  I have

Quarantine Cut

Another year of 100 Days 100 Blocks is in the book!  This year's entry was a big, beautiful pair of scissors   (affiliate link) .  I've labeled this as a QAL, but this time around I made it on my own schedule.  I needed a project to get myself out of my early-pandemic sewing rut and, with a little encouragement from Angie , I decided to go ahead and just get started before the official event start. My version is 100% scrappy.  I have an overall background fabric that was leftover from another quilt project and that was mixed in with low volume scraps.  I was very liberal with the pattern, changing measurements to fussy cut scraps (I highly recommend this ruler   (affiliate link) for super easy fussy cutting!)  I wanted to include and moving blocks around to better suit myself. The only thing I respected was the actual imprint of the scissors! When I was done with the blocks, I added a one inch border to use up the rest of my background fabric, including sneaking in a few l