I love lists. I make a lot of them. I love crossing things off my lists. I am one of those people who will add something to my list just to cross it off. Sometimes I cross several things off my list that I haven’t done yet so that I do those things next. No one in my family gets my ‘list thing.’

I want to concentrate on three quilts this week: The Sun, Moon and Stars, Pomegranate Jam and Love Entwined. Let’s see if posting a weekly quilty to-do list can keep me on track.

Quilty To Do List for August 1st through 8th

The Sun, Moon and Stars quilt:

  • Trace zodiac symbols to Pattern Ease – done 1 August
  • Baste appliqué shapes to gray squares – done 2 August
  • Prepare sun and moon appliqué pieces – done 1 August
  • Baste sun and moon to dark blue squares – done 2 August
  • Cut sashing strips
  • Fix tail on Virgo in EQ

Pomegranate Jam:

  • Cut out FP pom pieces – done 1 August
  • Prepare fabric pom pieces
  • Prepare bias stems
  • Baste appliqué shapes to background fabric

Love Entwined:

  • Appliqué small circles to outer ring
  • Baste lines for zig zag border – draw first using chaco liner – done 6 August
  • Appliqué compass to background
  • Make FP templates for leaves and triangles – done 1 August
  • Cut and baste leaves
  • Appliqué leaves
  • Cut and prepare stems – done 1 August
  • Appliqué stems
  • Print and cut circles for flowers – done 1 August
  • Starch and appliqué circle flowers
  • Cut and baste triangles around compass
  • Appliqué triangles
  • Hand stitch rectangles into long strips for zig zag borders
  • Stick Solvy to ZZ border and starch edges around to back
  • Baste ZZ borders in place
  • Applique ZZ borders

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My focus in 2017:
Sewing in 2017

  • 1 Year of Stitches embroidery project
  • Hexiflowers (aka Grace's Garden)
  • Death Star pillow
  • Tonopah Nevada topographical map
  • 1855 Wales Center map
  • Winnie the Pooh map
  • Ethan's Quilt
  • Thea's Quilt
  • Rachelle Fae CQ block
  • Machine quilting with a walking foot

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