Tuesday, January 24, 2012

My Big Fat Winter Stitching List - Mid-Winter Update!

This is the mid-winter check-in with FairyFace Design Winter Stitching List, to see how we are all doing and if I'm on track (or not)! This was a really ambitious list for me and I think I'm doing pretty well.

FairyFace Designs


1. Hip to be square (FMQ Sampler), finish quilting and bind - March - Update: Not done, but only 1/3 left to quilt

2. Cubic rhythm, quilt and bind - Christmas - HAHAHA.....Update: I really surprised myself and finished this for a Christmas Present for my brother and sister-in-law!

3. Mermaid pillows - Christmas Update: Not only did I get these two Mermaid pillows done, I also finished two more pillows for Christmas!

4. Purple heart wall hanging, border, embroider, back, quilt and bind - Christmas, if I don't finish Cubic Rhythm Update: Since I finished the Cubic Rhythm quilt, this wall hanging has been put on hold until June.

5. Table runner, bind - January Update: Finished this in time to use for Thanksgiving!

6. Christmas stockings - (4) for the grandkids, (5) more, if they are easy, for the adults - Christmas Update: I really went overboard here, I completed 17 stockings to give out at Thanksgiving!

7. Two iPad covers - Christmas Update: Finished them for Christmas presents

8. Two doggie mats - Christmas Update: Finished them for Christmas presents.

9. New wave quilt - quilt top done - March Update: Not even started!

10. Expanding possibilities, piece back, baste, quilt, bind - March Update: Nope, haven't touched it!

11. Potholders (several) - FMQ - Christmas Update: 6 potholders completed for Christmas presents along with 7 embroidered towels and 2 oven mitts.

12. FMQ Friday's at Fluffy Sheep Quilting - Update: I participated in FMQ Fridays until the end in December! Since then, I am participating in Leah Day's QAL Wednesdays, Quokka Quilts QAYGFMQQAL, and SewCalGal's Free Motion Quilt Challenge.

13. WIP Wednesday's at Freshly Pieced - Update: I have participated each week Lee has had it open.
WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

14. Try New Things (TNT) Thursday's at Happy Quilting -Update: I have only missed 2 weeks.


15. FLMQG solids challenge crib quilt - April Update: Not even started!

16. Friend's baby quilt - March Update: Not even started!
17. Purple Ohio star quilts - April Update: I have not started doing anything with these blocks, but I have started using 6 other orphan blocks for two storybook twin sized quilts. This is a QAYG, all of the blocks for the first quilt are quilted.

I think I'm on track, still have lots to do. Having loads of fun with my winter stitching list!

Color Me Quilty!



  1. Busy hands stay warm and it seems your fingertips are on fire! Beautiful work! Thank you for sharing and motivating me to get more done!

  2. Good for you! Such a lot of work done :)

  3. Pat,
    How do you get so much done? The Cubic Rhythm quilt is made with really nice colors. And, the doggie mats are so cute. What a great and simple idea.

  4. Wow Pat, you got so much achieved and its all so lovely! Love those iPad covers and the pot holders are gorgeous too. Thanks for linking up :-)

  5. goodness me - so many things! - love that hip to be square quilt

  6. Love all your pillows,such beautiful embroidery. Way to go!