Wednesday, January 6, 2016

2016 Project List

I've been working on my list of projects that I want to complete in 2016.  It's been a difficult process -- I finally decided to let some projects go as I have discovered other projects that I like more and have realized that I cannot make everything I see.  I also know that I will start other projects throughout the year as I discover them and as a need for a gift arises.


Quilt Projects:

There are 12 projects that I want to will complete.  Fabric is washed and pulled for all but one of the projects.

1.   Floored - the block I designed for the Fabri-Quilt New Quilt Block Blog Hop

2.   Mystery Quilt by Cheryl @ Meadow Mist Designs

3.   Giraffe Love by Lorna @ Sew Fresh Quilts

4.   Zebra Z by Lorna @ Sew Fresh Quilts

5.   Tilted by Brianna @ The Iron and Needle

6.   Which Way by Moda Fabrics

7.   Inside Out by Allison @ Cluck Cluck Sew

8.   Transparency by Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl

9.   Notched by Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl
  
10.    Michael Miller Challenge hosted by Modern Quilt Guild - I did not complete this in 2015 by the deadline.

11.    Triangle Quilt hosted by Modern Quilt Guild - Another challenge I did not complete by the deadline in 2015.
   
12.    Postcard from Sweden by Jeliquilts


Clothes:

I am going to attempt to make clothes this year.

1.  Blazer - Kwik Sew 3918

2.  Washi Dress by Made by Rae


Monthly Quilting Clubs:

Continuing with my attempt to move outside of my comfort zone, I joined several monthly quilting clubs.

1.  Modern HST Sampler hosted by Alyce @ Blossom Heart Quilts

2.  Mighty Lucky Quilting Club hosted by Lucky Spool


4.   Birthday Bonus Club - A Facebook group where the Birthday Queen receives 50  2.5-inch squares from all participants during her birthday month.


Quilt Tops:

I also have 9 quilt tops that need to be quilted (two are test patterns that I blogged about here and here; one is my Night Sky quilt that I still haven't decided on how to quilt; and the others I made over the Christmas break that I haven't blogged about yet).






15 comments:

  1. Anja, This is insane! seriously, quilting makes us happy, so I guess with your huge list of happy things, you win! So. Many. Projects. And so organized, too. I can't believe you have all the fabric already picked out for all but one. Looking forward to seeing all the wonderful quilts that are going to come out of your studio!

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  2. What an ambitious list of projects. I am curious about what you though of the first month of the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club.

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  3. Good luck with your list - I'm excited to see a few of my patterns made by you! :)

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  4. Looks like you will be happily busy this year :) I'm still working on my list... it's ridiculously long.

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  5. This is a great list, very organized!

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  6. Busy, busy in your craft room - love that you are going to make some clothes too!

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  7. Such a great list! You're super organized too, already having fabric pulled and washed. I'm planning on doing Yvonne's Notched pattern too, how cool! My MIL gifted me a subscription to the Lucky Spool quilting club, which I'm pretty excited about. What did you think about the first month?

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  8. That's a lot of quilts Anja, but you did a lot of quilts last year so I think you can do it.

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  9. You have a great list of projects here! I can't wait to see them!

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  10. I have no doubt that you will achieve these goals and more. You should change your blog to "Anja: Quilt Machine" ☺ My 2016 list is still in development. Maybe tomorrow!

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  11. What ^^^ Jen ^^^ said.
    Holy Crap Girl! Do you intend to work, sleep or leave the house on any occasion???
    Good luck, soldier. If anyone can tick the boxes on a list like this, it's you!

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  12. Quite the list but I know you will kill it. You had a seriously productive 2015 so I think this year will be even better for you.

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  13. This is a great list! Holy cow, the threads will be flying everywhere. You've got this.

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  14. Holy to-do lists! I was thinking your quilty goals were right on target ... and then I saw the other two lists *and* the nine tops to quilt. Wow. I look forward to seeing what you create at your sewing machine this year!

    BTW: I also did not complete my Glitz fabric challenge. I'm hoping to pick it up again, too. : )

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  15. It's going to be an exciting year! I have a non-sewing adventure coming up and I've avoided making a to-do list. Instead I have one called "Possibilities"...ha. As my collection is quite big now, I think I'm going to step aside from big quilts for a little and work on some bags, clothes and baby quilts for gifts next. I haven't tried the Washi dress, but I've followed a few simple clothing patterns and love wearing things I made. I'm always surprised, somehow, when they end up looking like real clothes...ha.

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