WIP 08/01/2014

Here we are in 2014 already and I haven't done much sewing at all. Good thing that wasn't my new years resolution...lol
The only think I have been working for the past week is this stupid sinus cold that wont go away. I am use to taking OTC meds and kicking cold and flu bugs in the butt asap, but alas one of the joys of being pregnant means I just have to suck it up...even when I can't...LOL

I did get a bit of work done before the New Year and I will post about that today. As you may recall I was working on a Christmas table runner. Did I get it ready in time for Christmas....well no, but I should be ready for Christmas 2014!

It looks like a hot mess right now, but once its all sewn together it should be quite nice...fingers crossed..LOL

 It is called a wonky star table runner and there is a great tutorial over at http://cathy-blueberrypatch.blogspot.ca/2013/11/wonky-wony-little-star-table-runner.html

In order to try and get some UFO's done this year I am going to try and keep my current to do list rather small and just work on one thing at a time. I am going to try and not start anything "new" but instead take one thing off of my no progress list each month.

January's Goal
Finish wonky star table runner

No progress Items to date (these are projects that have appeared on the to do list for 1 or more months with you guessed it.....no progress
Baby Burp clothes
Car seat Cover
Baby Quilt
We bee learning jan to june 2013
we bee learning july-dec 2013
We bee learning 2012 group 2- I am still stuck on a second border for this one. I tried out a bunch of colours again and hate everything....Might just go with white
July 2011 BOM- I have made some progress, but forgot to take a pic!
Wonky Bee quilt: thinking
Bee Creative bee quilt: I only received blocks from 2 people so this quilt is on hold
International stashes: I need to sew blocks together and quilt.
Christmas qal quilt: sandwich and quilt
Fall Wall Hanging-I have started to do a bit of the embroidery
Sew Happy Geek QAL- Blocks  9,10,11 and 12 still need to be done
Table runner- I have pieced this sucker together. Now I just need to get the backing on and quilt it
We Bee Learning group one Quilt- The grey fabric for my sashing came in. Now I need to get to work
2011 BOM- Since it is 2013 you can see I am a bit behind on this one. July-dec still need to be done

I am linking up with WIP Wednesday over at Freshly Pieced and 
@The Needle and Thread Network.  Make sure you hop on over there and see what everyone else is working on too.
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  1. Take care of yourself - all those projects will keep.

  2. The table runner will be very nice once it is completed. I know how hard it is for me to do any sewing while I'm expecting. Take it easy, and work on it when you feel up to it. ;)

  3. Once baby arrives you won't be doing much sewing at the beginning....sleeping when baby is sleeping most probably. You to do's will keep:)

  4. Oh! I am so glad you are making one!!

  5. Happy New Year Mrs Pickles! That's going to be so cute! And ditto to what everyone else says - TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF! All that sewing will keep. :-) xx

  6. Looking forward to seeing how go with crossing things off your list and resisting the lure of starting something new :)
    Hope you're starting to feel better now

  7. I remember those days of being sick and pregnant. I hope you feel better soon!


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