Fabric Fast Stats

Hi friends. Happy sunday

Everything is the same as last week. I have been swamped with quilts, yard work and housework and I got stuck on another Netflix series that has me catapulted into a Fairyland.  But it has not escaped me that it is already June. I have made it halfway. I have not bought any fabric for half a year. It doesn’t really seem that should be possible. But you know what I have found?

I have found that when I set a goal and actually follow through it pays off. (unlike all of those weight loss goals). I haven’t even really been tempted. Sometimes I will see a sale and think ….Oh a little here or there won’t hurt. I did give myself a 500$ budget in case I went somewhere or did something that may afford me a little fabric.  A quilt show or something? But I have not gone to any. I still have 6 months left but I am thinking I won’t need it.

I am learning that paying off my debts and accomplishing goals is a far greater feeling than collecting”stuff”. I have been talking about simplifying for a long time. I think this is just the next step to that.

I also think using my stash is helping accomplish all of those UFO’s. All of those projects that loom overhead and call to you as you start something new? Yes…those. It feels good to get those done. So what I am setting out to accomplish is happening because I set one goal. When you set one goal then other good things happen all around it because I think like attracts like. Good attracts good and so on. When you start eating right you want to work out ect.

I have seen that with other things in my daily routine as well. I started setting other goals..I implemented them and good things have been happening.   I decided to turn off ipad & iphone at night & in the morning. I get up read my bible & pray . NO interruptions. It has helped me. I think those devices have been stealing a lot of time from me. I can get so wrapped up in browsing and reading that I lose track of time and goals I want to set for myself. It has helped to center me.

So anyway..just thought I would share what is going on with me and my goal.

How are you all doing? any news to report?

 

 

Fabric Count  337.25

Bolts I have purchased this year:

 

Black -3

White -3

Gray-3

Extra Wide Muslin -1

 

Personal finishes for 2014 (these are ones I made from start to finish):

1. Scrappy Squares (pieced & quilted)

2. Amy Scraps (quilted)

3. Scrappy 500 HST (quilted)

4. Soothing Gray quilt ( quilted)

5. Modern Monkey Baby (quilted)

6. Dresden Flowers (flimsy)

7. The Grinch Quilt  (quilted)

8. Mod Vintage Tablecloth quilt (quilted)

9. Scrappy Swoon (quilted)

10. Scrappy Owls (quilted)

11. Scrappy Postcards (quilted)

12. Double Delight (quilted)

13. Deep Sea Bubbles (quilted)

14. Red, black, white & gray Big & Bold (flimsy)

15. Scottie Dog Houses (flimsy)

16. 9 Patch Scrappy (flimsy)

17. Asterisk Quilt

18. Pumpkin Pie (quilted)

19. Baby quilt (whole cloth/cheater) pieced & quilted

20. Scrappy Jelly Race pieced & quilted

21. 2 Shopping Bags

22. Galleria (pieced)

23. Bubble wand quilt (quilted)

24. Charisma’s Flock of Birds (quilted)

25. Valentine Quilt (pieced)

26. Celtic Solstice Flimsie

27. Improv Charms Flimsie

28. 2 Hope quilts

29. Granny squares flimsie

30. Scrappy Sassy (Flimsy)

31. Scrappy Sassy (flimsy)

32. White Star Quilt (flimsie)

33. Gold Ring (flimsie)

34. 9 Patch Delight (flimsie)

35. 9 Patch City Planner (flimsie)

36. Everlastings quilt (flimsie)

37. Everlastings Wall-hanging (flimsie)

38. Favorite things (flimsie)

39. As for me & My house (flimsie)

40. Christmas Flurry (Flimsy)

41. Christmas 9 patch table runner (flimsie)

42. X’s & O’s (flimsie)

43. Hour Glass Quilt (Flimsie)

44. Sister’s Choice Table Runner (flimsie)

45. Sister Choice Quilt (flimsie)

46. Glow Happy Quilt (flimsie)

47. Winter’s Lane tablerunner (flimsie)

48. Beth’s Graduation quilt (pieced & quilted)

49. Round Robin quilt (flimsie)

 

Scrappy Trade Quilts Finished:

1. Harmony’s Soothing water quilt (Quilted)

2. Plaid Bouquet (quilted) Made by Annette

3. Snowman Advent Calendar (quilted) made by Karin

4. Snowman Welcome sign (quilted) Made by Karin

5. Squared Origins (quilted) Made by Harmony

6. That Thirties Thing (quilted)  Pieced By Annette ( will post this later today) Some pics are posted on Fb.

7. Wing It! Rectangled (quilted) pieced by Annette

8. Scrappy Origins (quilted) pieced by Harmony

9. Peaches & Cream (quilted) Pieced by Annette

10. A Tisket A Tasket (quilted) pieced by Nelle

11. Snowman Country (quilted) Pieced by Nelle

12. Table runner (quilted) Pieced by Harmony

13. Birdie Wall hanging (quilted) pieced by Karin

14. Birdie Welcome sign (quilted) pieced by  Karin

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