Thursday, May 2, 2013

13 in 2013 - May Goal





I'm doing pretty well on my quest to complete 13 WIPs in 2013.  So far, with four months of the year gone, I have finished four projects from "The List".



In addition, I am making good progress on the quilt that at the beginning of the year I really considered to be a BHAG.  To actually sew more than 80 blocks together, all by hand, seemed a really impossible task.  But with the help of a very good friend, who has made countless little yellow hexies and more flowers than I have, I think, I am getting very close.  But this one is still too far off to make my goal for the month of May.


 A couple of years ago (yes that long!), I received some blocks in the 3x6 bee in some of my favorite colors.

 I played along several more times and received even more blocks...  A total of 24 26 in fact.

So my goal for May is to actually make this baby into a quilt....  Or maybe two.  There's nothing sadder than blocks just sitting in the WIP pile.  And nothing more satisfying than to see those blocks in a finished quilt that can speak warmth and love and beauty...

Yup!  It will feel great to get this done!



3 comments:

  1. I love the red and aqua colour scheme and look forward to seeing something yummy at the end of the month!

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  2. Nice goal, I too have blocks sitting around. I love the red and aqua blocks and look forward to more of them being revealed in the final quilt. The grandmother's flower garden is perfectly lovely too!

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  3. You have some really fantastic projects going there - I look forward to seeing your finishes! :)

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