WIP 22/01/2014

It is almost 8pm here in Saskatchewan which means I am a little late in linking up to WIP Wednesday.

 I will be honest I pretty well slept the whole darn day. After 20 days of having a panic attack every time I tried to sleep I am finally back to being able to control them a bit better and well.... sleep. Nights are still a struggle, but I figure if I can get in a couple of hours during the day then I should take what I can get...lol

I am still working on my  January Goal is to Finish my wonky star table runner. ( created by Cathy over at 
 http://cathy-blueberrypatch.blogspot.ca/2013/11/wonky-wony-little-star-table-runner.html )

Once I cleared the cobwebs out this evening I sandwiched my quilt and started to quilt it. I bough some christmasy metallic thread a while back and decided to use that. It was a struggle at first using it while doing FMQ, but after a few choice words I got the hang of it and the rest went quite smoothly. Now my FMQ isn't perfect, but I really enjoy the squiggly look so that is what I decided to do.

Goal for next week. To put on binding and finish this puppy :)

2014  Sewing Mission Statement
In order to try and get some UFO's done this year I am going to try and keep my current to do list 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.

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 cloths
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
Christmas Table Runner: working on it
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. Oh it's very pretty Haley...I like the quilting too. panic attacks are not fun; I know!!
    And not being able to sleep is familiar too...my mind never stops to sleep. Hope it gets better.

  2. Metallic can be a challenge. I hope you have a good night! :)

  3. Metallic threads can be a real pain in the you-know-where, but you seem to have really mastered them, your quilting looks great.

  4. Lovely list there lady!!! I feel for ya!!! Beautiful table runner! :) And you are awesome .... just think of that :) :)

  5. Fantastic project, so sorry you had such trouble sleeping. Hope you are doing well now!


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