Saturday, May 7, 2016

May goals


from this "mistake"
I was trying to make a green wreath type dresdan
and didnt realize sewing at 4am
that I had used blue in there
so it was a block I abandoned
until..............





reunion time and I said hmmmmm this would make a cute
table topper
so I sewed and grabbed some green tumblers
and I sewed and found
a cute sunflower batik piece in the stash
and declared it done
then quilted it
just waiting for binding now.......



these guys are still in my UFO blocks pile
I will have to revisit my 2 1/2 inch blocks 
and see if I have more colors that I can
make a rainbow quilt


this guy just needs a back
and to be quilted up
it may be a quick finish for the reunion too
I may need to make some gifts for the gals on the 
committee who have helped me plan this out


I get a lot of help around here as you can see........LOL
but at least he is not IN to things right?



I now have a pink one of these and a yellow one almost done
I will try and find the green and blue yarns to make a total
of 4
they are the "all washed up" prizes



I may need to tidy up and cut more tumblers



and I definitely need to get to the gardens
when it stops raining..............
I will lose my tomato challenge! LOL


any ideas as to what I can make with these? I have some in 
pink, blue, yellow and green
I am not sure if I should stiffen them into baskets?
or make a pillow with them attached?
or just keep as doilies?  does anyone use them anymore?
I use quilted runners but I may need to rethink

AND if you can think of how I can make some ribbons
as prizes such as
ribbon for the one with most kids
ribbon for the one with longest hair
ribbon for oldest female
oldest male
etc

I am trying to figure out how to make some fun things like that
if you know of a link or how to do them please let me know........

that may be the next quick project I do.....


4 comments:

  1. so busy!
    I wish i had your engery

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  2. I told you how to handle the tomato challenge. Obviously I am an old soul. I use doilies.

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    1. I love them but dont have many places in my home to use them. I think they are so pretty.

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  3. My daughter uses doilies on her tables but she has country decor and loves using her grandmothers doilies that she made...a thought can you tack them together and make a tablecloth with them????

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