Wednesday, January 1, 2020

1st one monthly goal for 2020

I bought this kit in September while I was in Utah for our daughter- in - laws funeral. I loved the kit, and the fabrics, and thought I would make it as a way to remember her and heal. Quilting does that for me. It is so beautiful, I was afraid to even open it. Not to mention, I have never spent that much for a quilt. So my first goal for January is to really open, and read, and plan on making this quilt. I may have to learn a new technique and organize a little differently.

 

It came with all the applique pieces already lazer cut and ready to iron to the quilt - how cool is that?



The colors are rich and beautiful.


And I really like the backgrounds.


I hope to get more done than just opening it and starting it, but, I am a little intimidated and I wanted to minimize the pressure.

I have a quilt that is ready for quilting. I have ordered the backing, and as soon as I can, I want to finish Bonnie Hunter's sister's nine patch from one of her earlier books. I have a set of rainbow scrap challenge goals that I will share on Saturday, but the January color is lime green.

I hope to have all the blocks sewn for Bonnie Hunter's sand castle quilt, and keep current with the clues for frolic mystery.

Since it is January 1st, I am changing the needles in all my machines, and the roatery blades in all my rotary cutters.  Happy New Year's to all of you.
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One monthly goal

PHD

9 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful project. The applique should go fairly fast since it's laser cut with the adhesive on the back. A wonderful remembrance of your DIL.

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  2. that is a gorgeous quilt and so nice to have pieces already cut although then you have to applique as she wants you to do and not needle turn - I think she fuses and machine applique doesn't she? Edyta is the designer of the quilt kit I am working on right now with the laser cut pieces - what a perfect memory for you of your daughter in law

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  3. How beautiful the quilt is. You can do this. I know you can! How lovely the appliquƩ is all cut and ready to go!

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  4. We will be here to cheer you on to your goal! Take the plunge!!

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  5. That's a beautiful pattern - enjoy every minute of making it!

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  6. The pre-cut quilt kits are sooooo tempting!!! :-) The fabrics in this one are so warm and comforting...and will be an heirloom when completed! Enjoy!

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  7. That is a beautiful project. Looking forward to seeing that one come together. Good luck with your OMG and all your other stitching plans for the week.

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  8. Lovely! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project.

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  9. I love everything Edita Sitar. Have fun.

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