A Lovely Year of Finishes–January 2014 Finish

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Since next week will be filled with ‘Closer Look’ Posts about the current Project QUITING Challenge (you still have time to join in the fun, by the way!) AND since I actually managed to FINISH my January goal I figured I post it on here right away.

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My January goal was to finish the 8 remaining blocks of Bungalow Quilting and Yarn’s 2013 Paper Piecing Fairy Tale Block of the Month Quilt Along.  I had the four shown above already done when the month started.  Now, when I made this goal I may have forgotten about all the other projects I HAD to do this month because of deadlines.  My thinking as the time was getting tighter was that I wasn’t going to be that dumb the next month.  Instead I’d make a goal of something I had to do anyway.  But then I kept thinking about it and if I hadn’t set this as my goal this month there is no way I would have finished these blocks!  They would have just stayed in my ‘to do’ pile indefinitely.  So, I’m gong to make a goal on top of my goal each month.  I have to choose a goal that is not something that is DUE or HAS to be done that particular month anyway.  My goal has to be something extra that I would probably just set aside to do ‘when I have time’.

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Even with everything going on – I managed to finish my goal of the 12 BOM blocks.  Woot!



I think all the blocks are fun and whimsical but I’m super happy with how my witch turned out!  The print on the green fabric I used for her face just happened to fall in the perfect spots!  I used Halloween printed fabric for my black cat which added just that extra bit of interest.  She’s scary and fabulous!



What am I going to do with these blocks?  Well – I’m adding them to the Aurifil 2013 Block of the Month Blocks I made last year.  I’m not quite ready to piece them all together yet though.  I discovered that the designer of these blocks, Bubble and Stitch, also has a 3 bowls block, a 3 bed block, and Snow White didn’t just have one dwarf – she had SEVEN…so I’m pretty sure I’m going to making six more dwarf’s.   Hmmm…I may have just figured out my February goal….

5 comments:

  1. Those blocks are going to make a great quilt.

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  2. Wonderful job! I'm always impressed by people who paper piece.

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  3. Amazing! I have only paper pieced a few times,your blocks are all so intricate. Woot Woot for you!

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  4. This is going to be such a fun quilt. Great job!

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  5. What a fun pattern! Congrats on meeting your goal.

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