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Some Progress Today

I didn't do anything with my Dino's quilt today because I've ordered some long-arm rulers to do scallops in their bodies. Ordered several others to help me get the hang of this machine that I've had for years and haven't really done anything but computerized designs. I want get better so I need to practice and I've found I like using the rulers. So, I haven't to wait a week to get them. 

I put a list of what I'm working on in the outer column so that I can try to focus. The first four are "MUST-DO's." If I do anything to move them forward, I'll post here. 

I did do a bit of applique. This is "Chick Jubilee" from Bunny Hills Design. It was a BOM and I hadn't touched Block 1 yet. Dug that out to get it going and grab it when the mood strikes me. It's not a priority, but it's fun to work on.

Here's my Dear Jane blocks. They were taking up space on one of my design walls, so I collected them and clipped them together by rows. I have some triangles done, as well. I got this out to figure how where I left off and to motivate me a little. 

This is a quilt that I found in a magazine, it's called Pinwheels for Pop and thought it was manly so I'm making it for my husband. Plus, if I get it done, I might not feel too guilty when I order a Silhouette Cameo for my freezer paper applique patterns. Then, I'll have to come up with another quilt for him when I order a new HQ Fusion!!! HaHa That would be in my dreams, of course. Not sure why I didn't sew all the blocks, but...

I've gotten these UFOs out and "in my face" and so I have to trip over them, hopefully, I'll make a bit of progress on my very ambitious list. 

I did a little cleaning, not much, but a little. I'd take a bunch of stuff out of my studio so I could re-arrange and straighten up for the photos I shared last week. We took down the outdoor lights today because it was nice enough to be outside for a little bit. Tomorrow, I hope to get the other UFOs out and refresh my memory of where I left off. Wish me luck.


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