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RSC18 February

I am participating in the RSC18 Squared Away Sampler project.

The Rainbow Scrap colors of the month are purple and lavender.

Here are my three 5″ unfinished blocks (not squared up, but will be shortly):

RSC18 February

I am linking up with So Scrappy. You can click here, and here to enjoy seeing what the other RSC participants are stitching!

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February OMG 2018

I am going to carry over January’s goal to February.  In other words, I really do want to get the On Ringo Lake mystery quilt pieced into a flimsy.

On Ringo Lake

If I manage to do that, then I would like to begin sewing on a tunic for myself.

I purchased the Laundry Day Tee pattern (from Love Notions), and some knit fabric.  The goal will be to get my paper pattern printed and pieced together (already working on this), and then cut my pieces from the knit fabric.

I have six solid color knit yardage pieces to eventually sew into six tunics.

But I will start with one and learn as I go.  A garment maker, I am not.

Laundry Day Tee

At least, I hope I can manage to get this much done.  Doesn’t seem like much, but it is the way I roll.

I am linking up with Elm Street Quilts for One Monthly Goal (OMG). Click on the link and see what other goals are set for February.  I find it inspiring and motivating!

January OMG 2018 Update

True to myself, I am sewing ever so slowly.

I thought my day job was going to cut my work hours, but, alas, not so.  That means no blissfully sewing my days away.

My January goal  was to work on my version of Bonnie Hunter’s On Ringo Lake mystery quilt.

I have completed all of the components, so I am a happy girl.

All 50 blocks are sewn! 

On Ringo Lake

The sashing is also done!

On Ringo Lake

And the setting side and corner triangles are completed.

On Ringo Lake

I have even managed to begin piecing the top!  

On Ringo Lake

I am linking up with Elm Street Quilts for One Monthly Goal (OMG). Click on the link and check out how well others have worked on their goals for January! It is fun and inspiring!

RSC18 January

In yesterday’s blog post, I shared that I was participating in the RSC18 Squared Away Sampler project.

Today, I am sharing that my three January blocks are now sewn.

RSC18 January

I am linking up with So Scrappy.  Click on over there and enjoy seeing what the other RSC participants are stitching!

RSC18 and ORL

When I saw the Squared Away Sampler project for  RSC18 at So Scrappy, I knew that I wanted to participate.

The rainbow scrap color for January is light to medium blue.  I am using my 1-1/2″ fabric strips to create my sampler block.  I am making three 5″ blocks.

Here they are, laid out and ready to sew:

RSC18 January

What’s that under the sampler blocks?

Oh yeah…it is Bonnie Hunter’s ORL (On Ringo Lake) mystery.  I have been working on it slow and steady.

On Ringo Lake

Clues 1 to 6 are finished.  I am loving this project!

January OMG 2018

I let myself get distracted by Bonnie Hunter’s On Ringo Lake mystery.  It is a good distraction!

Bonnie helps me to overcome my fondness to pet my fabric and actually use it!

She also helps me to look at color/value in new ways!

And I learn new-to-me methods for rotary cutting.

I enjoy the social media fellowship of many, many other quilters working Bonnie’s mystery, too!

Win-win!

I am also happy that Patty, at Elm Street Quilts, is continuing OMG (One Monthly Goal) in 2018.

OMG provides me with accountability and motivation to make progress on projects, and sometimes I even have a finish!

My work hours should be less in January, so my goal is to turn On Ringo Lake into a flimsy.

I have clues 1 & 2 done, as well as 3 & 4

On Ringo Lake

Clue 5 is in progress.

On Ringo Lake

I am linking up with Elm Street Quilts for One Monthly Goal (OMG). Click on the link and check out the other goals for January!  It is fun to see what other’s are working on!

December OMG 2017 Goal Update and Ringo Lake Mystery

My OMG/UFO goal for December was the number 10 (drawn by Patchwork Times).

The Case of the Secret Garden

I wanted to get the borders sewn on The Case of the Secret Garden.  I would have liked to have gotten this flimsy basted, too, but the day job was very busy.

And I was distracted by holiday fun.

I was also distracted by Bonnie Hunter’s On Ringo Lake mystery.

Clues 3 & 4 in progress:

On Ringo Lake

Clues 1 & 2 are here.

I am linking up with Elm Street Quilts for One Monthly Goal (OMG). Click on the link and check out the other goals for December!

Also, check out the mystery fun over at Quiltville!