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Monday, December 31, 2012

2012 going going gone

It is round up time for 2012. I'm still trying to figure out how it could possible have sped by so fast!  

So what did I manage to do this past year? (in no particular order, I might add...)
2012 round up

1. texture, 2. Up Up and Away, 3. Looong Runner, 4. pinwheel 1, 5. Star Baby, 6. centre quilting, 7. binding, 8. life, 9. Dream Feathers, 10. QuiltCon Challenge block, 11. potholders, 12. baby1, 13. The MacDonald Building, 14. At the Edge of the Forest, 15. row robin2, 16. Wonky Stars 2, 17. pouch2, 18. Charity quilt VMQG, 19. Circling Around - Finished, 20. frustration1, 21. baby zigzag, 22. Flowers for Cynthia, 23. Fractured Rainbows 2, 24. aster2, 25. echoed 

Nothing larger than a lap quilt this year, although there are a few in there, but mostly baby quilts and wall hangings.  I see I did mange to finish a few projects that were held over from last year (or earlier), but had hoped to knock a few more off.  Ah well, there's always 2013!  Unfortunately, that list of UFOs and WIPS has done a lot of growing this year - rats!

Next year will see more work on my FMQ - I will be reviewing all of Sew Cal Gal's excellent 2012 Freemotion Quilting Project, and practicing, practicing, practicing.  I'm also planning on making a few more bed quilts and have been working on a couple of designs.  As usual, the stack of UFOs that are again on my list of things to work on, as well as trying to use up some of the stash I've accumulated - no surprises there - it is what most of us struggle with, right??!!

I'm looking forward to whatever challenges come my way, especially with Tangled Textiles, which has me feeling blue right now as I try and figure out what to do for the current theme.

To everyone, a very joyous new year and a safe, peaceful and creative 2013!

Linking up to Fresh Sewing Day at Lily's Quilts
Lily's Quilts

Happy quilting!

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13 comments:

dutchcomfort said...

Happy New Year Janet! You’ve made so many lovely and beautifully quilted things!!

Helen in the UK said...

It's lovely to look back and remember one year's accomplishments before moving into another. Happy New Year :)

elle said...

Oooh, great stuff and like you I am going to finish the queen sized quilt for DD then hopefully I can stick to lap size or smaller as well and get my own FMQ skills up to par. Happy New Year, Janet

Michèle-Renée Charbonneau said...

That's an impressive collage of work, Janet! Looking forward to seeing what you do this year too!

sherry said...

impressive collection of quilting...well done janet...happy new year

Peg said...

Impressive line-up of finished projects! You do such beautiful work! Happy New Year!

Katy Cameron said...

You have some absolutely fabulous quilting there, and a lovely collection of makes for the year :o)

Beth said...

Happy New Year!!!
I can't wait to see what you create in 2013.

Barb and Sharon said...

I love the Up Up and Away quilt!
Barb@Witsend

Kristie said...

Love all your work, and can't wait to see more of your FMQ in the year ahead!

Amanda said...

Your work is beautiful. Good luck this year too!

Michelle said...

Those are some gorgeous quilts!

Vicki Miller said...

What an impressive show. I love how you and nicolette have done these grids. Hope 2013 is another productive year for you.