Wednesday, March 6, 2013

W.i.P.

I'm breaking away from the regularly posted Work in Progress post to give you some insight as to why my list has nothing done.. Last week I found myself 3 days before the end of the month with my "February Finishes" complete. Super exciting! I decided to do some "fun sewing" as opposed to the fun sewing i'm doing, but to meet a deadline..





I decided to try swoon again with my new Carnaby Street ! 
It's definitely motivating me tackle my March list so I can keep going!

In fact, that's exactly what I was doing Friday night/Saturday morning when there was a knock on my door Saturday mid morning.. The postman had a box.. that was supposed to be here on Tuesday February 19TH! It was 16 t-shirts to be made into a t-shirt quilt.. by MONDAY. Seriously hate how slow mail is out here.. anyway, they showed up and it was a whirlwind of sewing to get that one completed and out the door Monday morning (it was for a gift for a friend this Friday! fingers crossed it makes it in time)..


I did manage some beach time on Sunday, and made a new friend!

Crisis averted right, i'm feeling good and I have the next few days to work on my list...

Then, Monday morning I wake up to a text message from my dad that his cousin has a new granddaughter - my thoughts, awe how nice! - Immediately followed by another text.. "so can you make them a quilt?" Talk about NO warning! Mad dash sewing commences again, this time with LOTS of hsts.. UGH. I'm at the binding stage, thankfully, its a baby size so its small!




Fingers crossed I spend the rest of the week(end) working on things I had planned to actually work on.

As always, i'm linking up with Lee
:)

Don't forget Honey, Honey bundles are on sale until Friday!!



13 comments:

  1. Lots of high pressure projects!! The baby quilt looks very sweet. Looking forward to seeing more of it.

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  2. OMG. Swooning for your swoons! They are fabulous! Sounds like you've been in the middle of a quilting whirlwind! Hope things calm down a bit so you can work on the projects you planned to work on :)

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  3. oh my gosh! You need more beach time! ;-) Or at the very least more Swoon time!

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  4. Ahh! Rushed projects that you aren't making for funsies are always so frustrating for me. I'm happy to see someone who is able to successfully complete them! Also, I love your new turtle friend! :)

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  5. Super stressful makes, but looking forward to seeing the baby quilt all done! Fingers crossed no curve balls come your way this week. :o)

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  6. Sweet! I love those Swoon blocks, and I'm quite partial to your turtley friend as well. I just scored some Honey Honey last week. Any line that makes me think orange is not my least favorite color has got to be a keeper. Thanks for stopping by WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced!

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  7. Ha! I think the vast majority of people, even our own family members, have no clue how much time and work goes into a quilt, even a baby quilt!! Looks like you're due for a nice break!! Lots of good stuff!

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  8. So many deadlines - glad you were able to put in some fun sewing, too. Best of luck with your March goals.

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  9. Fun sewing? Beach? You have no time for that my girl ;o)

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  10. You have a big heart and a generous soul.

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  11. Wow! I have to say I wasn't that taken with carnaby street but it looks fabulous in your swoon blocks!! Way to go with the pressure sewing too! x

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