Thursday, January 31, 2013

That was fun!

Lots of things made this month!

January 2013 by NautiStitcher

Ok, making single blocks doesn't count as "finish" but I finished the blocks for the month, that's what I meant, and making this mosaic (my first) was so very time consuming that I hope you'll forgive me but I don't want to fix it.  I was a bit concerned (not a feeling I want to associate with sewing) that I had committed myself to too many "alongs" and "BOMs" particularly since I've never done ANY before this month.  

I didn't get two of my big projects finished - the pinwheel quilt or the triangle quilt - but I did get the former basted and the latter has all its required triangles added, though I still have two more months in order to do them for the 2013 Finish Along sponsored by Leanne at She Can Quilt and Rhonda at Quilter in the Gap. I did finish the most important one, the quilt for my new great niece.  I'm really happy with it.  

In addition, I made two hospice bears and pieced and basted two hospice quilts (I'll quilt and bind them this weekend); paper pieced the three blocks for the Pretty in Patchwork Holidays Sew Along, but didn't get their eyes or the actual pillows made; made one Swoon block (terrible picture here, yet that should still qualify for the 2013 NewFO Challenge by Barbara at Cat Patches); and picked and cut out the fabrics and zippers for the Triple Zip Along but I haven't taken pictures yet.

Linking up to Carrie at A Passion for Applique's Nothing But UFOs.  I was going to link up to the And Sew On linky party at Quiet Play but I missed the deadline - still, go look at all the great blocks everyone made!  

January is over, can you believe it?  We had a great month, skiing up at Mammoth Mountain where the weather was really beautiful.  Elvis liked it:

Happy February!




  1. Holli, this is a great mosaic, you have mastered the photo issues for sure. You can also link your January achievements to Fresh Sewing Day at Lily's Quilts, her link should be up tomorrow and it is just to celebrate what you did in January, finished or not. Your January was awesome! So many beautiful projects and you are on track for some FAL finishes too.

  2. Lots of beautiful creations for January. I can't wait to see February creations.

  3. Some how I missed that you linked up to my blog because I like to go through the list to see what everyone accomplished. Sorry!
    Congrats on your finishes. You did a lot!!!! Well done.

    I used to have 2 Schnauzers and they loved the snow.

  4. oh you got alot done! I'm jealous of your woodlands. I kind of got stalled...