2019 UFO Challenge January Progress

I’m a late getting this post up but better late than never I guess. It was a busy January. Regardless, I was able to make some progress on my UFO.

January’s number to work on was 7. Celtic Hearts was my 7th project listed. Though I have stated this before I feel I must say this again. I’m not crazy about hand quilting. When I had first made the decision to hand quilt I was excited to give it a try. Didn’t take long for me to realize hand quilting is not for me. My guess this is why this project became a UFO.

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Which Thread Should You Use?

I wanted to share with you one of my favorite designers, Becky Goldsmith. She has a great tutorial breaking down the confusion as to what kind of threads work best with wool. This is something I have struggled with in my process of learning wool applique. There are a variety of threads available and knowing which ones to try first can be overwhelming. Reading about her experience and seeing her examples was very helpful.

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FNSI Results…Easter Weekend

FNSI was to be a weekend of sewing. I instead spent it sick. My husband even had to cook Easter dinner. I think it turned out great. I couldn’t taste it sadly due to the rotten cold I had. It didn’t help that I was also suffering from the nausea that comes with having a migraine.  Aside from all that it was a beautiful Easter Sunday, weather wise.  Not sure what the temps were but it didn’t feel cold having the windows open. It was sunny with a very light breeze. Just beautiful!

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FNSI Results

Last month I enrolled to take part in a 6 month BOM at my local quilt shop.  It’s a really cute quilt called Honeybee Lane designed by The Quilt Company.  I just love this pattern!  It is the cutest!! It’s like it was made for me!

We have to opportunity to work on our block at the shop or take it home. I worked on mine last Sunday at home after picking it up the day before. I’m not much of a piece’r but I found this block to be easy. Even with that, I still didn’t get it finished, so I decided would work on it some more for FNSI.

So here is the block after last Sunday night…..

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