Saturday, December 31, 2016

Review of 2016 and Goals for 2017

Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl is hosting the 2017 Planning Party.  It's a chance to reflect on 2016 and think ahead to 2017.

I started 2016 with a long list of projects.  I was not successful with the 12 quilts I wanted to make:

  • three were finished
  • three are still on the list
  • three were taken off the list in favour of other quilts
  • two MQG challenges were not completed
  • one will be done in the spring using a QAL

I did not make the blazer or Washi dress, but both are still on my list.

I participated faithfully in three of the monthly quilting clubs.  The fourth one was not what I had expected, so did not fully participate.

I quilted all nine quilt tops.  I also made a lot of other projects throughout the year that were not on my list.  So all in all, a successful 2016.

As I look toward 2017, I've decided not to make a specific list of projects, but rather some broad goals:

  • Watch all my Craftsy classes and try new techniques.
  • Organize my sewing room (and keep it organized).
  • Make what makes me happy and continue to have fun quilting.


  1. You had a wonderful 2016 and it was a pleasure to watch you create and grow. I think that pairing down your "goals" list and especially acknowledging that you make what makes you happy is wise. I wish you a wonderful 2017, thank you for linking up, and Happy New Year!

  2. What a great 2016 you had! Organize the sewing room needs to be on my list for 2017! Happy New Year!

  3. I think the three goals you have listed for this year are very important ones, especially the last one. I'm not sure why, but it's easy to lose the fun in a project if you are not careful. I can't wait to see what all you create in 2017!

  4. Great list of goals. I'm working on clearing out my craft room before I set my goals. Just in case I find a long forgotten UFO in the closet.


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