Well, that's not a bad montage of projects for a month's worth of finishes. Granted these are all pretty small projects, they are still projects that are done!
The Summer Sunset quilts are not finished but the tops are together and that's huge! Karen's Safari quilt was started and finished in April. That's almost unheard-of.
April was capped off with quilting 4 veterans quilts. These were all heavily quilted with feathers as practice for my feather quilting class with Bethanne Nemesch.
Here are my ending stats for the month:
Starting UFO 8
Finished YTD 3
Started YTD 2
Ending UFO 7
Other major projects - 1
Veterans quilts made -
Veterans quilts quilted - 18
Fabric Postcards - 1
Pet Beds - 6
Quilted for others - 2
Crochet blankets - 4
Crochet hats - 10
Doll outfits - 6
Placemats - 8
Pillows - 2
Donated items - 11
Even with all that done, I didn't quite get all of my actual goals done:
My goals for April:
- finish the Summer Sunset tops -YES!
- finish the feather quilting class practice on veterans quilts - YES!
- dye fabrics for vulture quilt border - YES!
- make some things with the animal print leftovers - not yet, but I have a plan
- make a new set of fabric postcards for upcoming birthdays - about half way there
May is a short month for me because we have our family beach week coming up at the end of the month but I still have goals:
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.