My 2016 Sewing Project Goals

Happy New Year everyone!

Just threaded my Juki for the first time and have 2 bobbins ready for action. On my test scrap, I still grabbed my scissors, even after pressing the thread cutting button 😀 Will take some getting use to. The needle up/down button too, I still caught myself manually lowering my needle… Practice makes perfect! Time to get started on these projects below:

  1. Learn how to use my new Juki!
  2. Finish up my first Project Linus quiltCompleted 8/13/16
  3. 1st Commission!Completed 1/31/16
    1. Baby Boy Quilt – western theme
    2. Initials wanted on quilt
    3. Hanging option for back – Use Material Girl Quilts – Mini Quilt Hanging Tutorial
  4. Baby Quilt – CommisionCompleted 2/20/16
    1. Simple, no quilt. Top stitch cotton top/minky bottom.
  5. Baby Quilt – My nephew’s daughter due in April!Completed 4/12/16
  6. Baby Quilt – Baby niece due in April!
  7. Uncle has commissioned me to make 3 quilts for his grandchildrenCompleted 7/17/16
    1. Dinosaur quilt for Boy – Complete
    2. Farm Animal quilt for Boy – Complete
    3. Baby quilt for Girl – Complete
  8. Babar Commissioned QuiltCompleted November 2016
  9. Penny Rose Fabrics – TBT Sampler Quilt
    1. Need Border, Backing, and Binding fabric
  10. Mini Quilt/Wall Hanging for Sewing Space
    1. Use Material Girl Quilts – Mini Quilt Hanging Tutorial
    2. Making Sunburst Quilt – Moda Bake Shop
  11. Moda Bake Shop Summer Sewing Camp – Bee-utiful QAL
  12. 1-Hour Baskets for fabric storage
  13. x and + Quilt
    1. 12″ Finished Blocks
    2. Need 12 more blocks; sashing, backing, and binding fabric
  14. Christmas Quilt – Wonky Star
  15. Batik Quilt — UFO
    1. Need border and backing fabric
  16. Cross-Stitch — UFO
    1. It’s huge and I don’t work on it as often as I should.
    2. Dedicate more time to stitching!
    3. Join a SAL! – Achieved 😀
  17. Cut and separate scraps throughout the year for these scrappy quilts.
    1. Staying organized in between projects
    2. Utilizing those trimmings from binding strips!

Check back here for my updates. More could get added to this list! Let’s see what gets accomplished and which will be pushed to the 2017 list.

My 2015 Sewing Project Goals

I’ve been thinking a lot on what I will do next and started a list:

  1. Rail Fence Cushion  — Completed 1/10/15
  2. Coneflower Quilt — Completed 7/5/15
  3. Outdoor Patio Seat Cushions — Completed 2/6/15
  4. Penny Rose Fabrics – TBT Sampler Quilt
    1. Using 30’s reproduction prints!
  5. Baby Quilt for a co-worker – Completed 3/8/15
    1. Make Label
  6. Baby Quilt for cousin, scrappy triangles – Completed 3/28/15
    1. Leaders & Enders project
  7. Baby Quilt for another Cousin! – Completed 9/26/15
    1. Double 4-Patch Pattern
    2. Completed Mouse Camp Quilt
  8. Kitchen Apron – gift – Completed 4/2/15
  9. Quilt – Horse theme, gift  – Completed 12/23/15
  10. Quilt – Football theme, gift
  11. Partial Seam Lap Quilt – Gift – Completed 8/29/15
    1. Partial Seams Tutorial
  12. Mini Quilt/Wall Hanging
    1. Material Girl Quilts — Mini Quilt Hanging Tutorial
    2. Sunburst Quilt – Moda Bake Shop
  13. 1-Hour Baskets for fabric storage
  14. Fabric Trash Bag for the car
  15. Moda’s Mini Charm Bench Pillow
    1. I have a Christmas inspired mini charm pack for this!
  16. Thread Spools Quilt
    1. Ive been collecting colorful scrap strips for this
    2. I Need to collect low volume FQs for the background
  17. X and + Quilt
    1. 12″ Finished Blocks
    2. Utilize my Tokyo Train Ride bundle and Doe bundle!
  18. Christmas Quilt – Wonky Star
  19. Batik Quilt — UFO
    1. Need border and backing fabric
  20. Cross-Stitch — UFO
    1. It’s huge and I don’t work on it as often as I should. Started 2yrs ago…
  21. Christmas gift Mug rugs – Gifted 12/15/15
  22. Cut and separate scraps throughout the year for these scrappy quilts.
    1. Staying organized in between projects
    2. Utilizing those trimmings from binding strips!

More could get added to this list! Let’s see what gets accomplished and which will be pushed to the 2016 list.