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Mystery #6 - Lesley

I belong to a Yahoo! group for mysteries and I've been trying to do things with other quilters as a means of motivation, i.e., the Calendar Quilt and Project of the Month, however, I'm not making much headway in either! Lesley's mystery steps are given out every day or so and I'm trying to stick with it so it won't just get shelved as another UFO. I feel like we are a group and everyone is sitting at the huge table at my old LQS that I loved. I miss going to sew every Friday. Lesson learned here: support your local LQS or it just might not be there next time. I left mine, but it's the same feeling.

I did this with the NYE mystery and I'd gotten seven blocks finished before time was over and I got side-tracked with another quilt, not good. I'm going to try to fit more blocks in and finish it, but it's moved down on the list. I also added Bonnie Hunter's Double Delight in there, so it's also been moved down on the list. Sigh. I'm sure there is a disorder for this, right?

So, I actually cut the entire blocks of Lesley's mystery all at once, something I've not tried yet. Here's what they look like--I want to stress that I have no "real" stash yet and I only have someone's stash that I'd bought at my LQS in MD a year ago. I didn't purchase anything for this one and have probably used all my big yardages up with this, which is fine, but the colors aren't pretty together and they may not be what you'd consider "medium" where mediums should be or even really "light." I tried.

So, while I'm playing with the rotary cutter, I still have my other projects going. On the left is an updated list of each stage of the current projects...a motivational tool, if you will. I need to have a project finished for January and so I've only got the binding left on Take Five, so I'm sort of declaring that to a goal. I will try to get my Calendar Quilt started soon...


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