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!
The sashing is also done!
And the setting side and corner triangles are completed.
I have even managed to begin piecing the top!
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!
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:
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.
Clues 1 to 6 are finished. I am loving this project!
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!
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.
Clue 5 is in progress.
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!
My OMG/UFO goal for December was the number 10 (drawn by Patchwork Times).
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:
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!
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Just for the fun of it…just for the distraction from the hustle and bustle of the season, I am following Bonnie Hunter’s On Ringo Lake mystery.
I am not keeping up, but I am keeping my pace, and it is good.
Clues 1 and 2 are finished.
Clue 3 is in progress.
Bonnie is very generous, much appreciated, and well loved by so many in the quilt world!
Check out the link up at Quiltville. It is so much fun to be sewing with so many quilters and to be inspired by all the progress and color variations!