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August 2015 Goals


I've been reading a bunch of blogs and they sometimes share their goals for the month and then update their progress at the end of the month. I'm going to TRY to stay focused and accomplish something. For real...

1. I MUST finish ripping out this Crayon quilt that's on my HQ16 so I can get another one loaded and move on from this nightmare.  Just a little to go. I can only do this for 15 minutes before my back begins to feel it, so it's #1 on the list because it's an easy thing to do when I have a few minutes, but one I'm always neglecting. I will then finish the two (or three, maybe) rows of quilting. The binding is not going to happen in August, but I can try.


2. This was a Craftsy kit and my first Kaffe fabrics and I am just not very thrilled with it, so I have had to force myself to put this together. Not sure if I'll ever quilt it...but it needs to come off my design wall.  Oh, did I mention that I actually bought Cheryl Ann's Design Wall?  I joined Massdrop.com and they offered it at 33% off, so I bit the bullet and ordered one.  I like my foam board set up...I'll let you know if it is worth it. I just want this into a flimsy...make me an offer...it's yours. 


3.  This is my Hello Dahlia! quilt for my studio. Sometimes, my legs get cold when I'm spending too much time at the computer and this should take care of it nicely. I want this done as well. Just have to put the four rows together...easy peasy??? MUST DO.


4. This is Pearl's Baltimore Autumn, Block #2 Horn of Plenty. I get anxious to do some hand sewing so I have this one ready to go, sort of.  I just bought Baltimore Spring so I need to move this away from the back burner to the front!!! 


That's all I'm going to strive for this month. I have a baby quilt with appliqued cars, trucks that I need to quilt, Anna and Elsa quilt that needs a border of some kind, I really want to start working on my Dear Jane again, and a quilt with circles that needs to move up on the list. Should I get the above done, I'll move on these projects.  How's that for making me accountable?  

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