Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Only a Few Hours Left: OMG!

Edited to join the March OMG goal setting. But you might have seen this post before. 

The February heat wave has messed up my plans (because I only wanted to be outside and kind of forgot I was supposed to be sewing) but I did finish my OMG with only a few hours to spare. Phew!! 

The goal was to have all the missing blocks of the Westering Women BOM done. 

TA-DAaaaaahhhh!
Sorry for the shadowy indoor photo but it is already too dark for an outside photo-shoot
I wonder if you can imagine how happy I am that it is done? Such a weight off my shoulder.  :^D

The second goal was to have all the blocks for the I-Spy quilt made. 

TA-DAaaaaahhhh!
Eight star blocks and 


eight regular 9-Patch blocks. I was running low on fun fabric for this one so I inserted some flannel. I have as many fun prints in flannel as I do in cotton. It proved to be hazardous as my flannel scraps are up there. 

And everything came tumbling down when I tried to take the box down. Actually, it was kind of fun to have a shower of soft flannel scraps pouring down on me, lol. On the other hand, the box was not as nice! Now I just want to continue to play with the flannel. I should at least get this more organised but my cotton scraps take the entire room and I don't know where else to store the flannel. The bigger pieces are in bins but there's no room in those for the scraps. What's a girl to do? Sew it up! :^D


Anywho!
For my March OMG, what will I do? My intention, last January, was to make the Westering Women in February and finish the quilt in March. But after September, I really need a break from this quilt before I fall out of love. 
Never would have thought that September is a troublemaker. 

So instead, I'll assemble the I-Spy quilt and baste it. That's all. I mean, the weather is nice and I want to be outside so just a little challenge for March. 


Until next time ... breathe in, touch flannel, breathe out, repeat. 

;^)

Joining in the linky party at Elm's Street Quilts.  


10 comments:

  1. Sounds like a very good idea! Your September Westering Women block turned out great, kudos to you for persevering!

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  2. I have experienced showers of fabric too.

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  3. Woohoo!
    I knew you'd kick September's butt!

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  4. Grrr...il faut absolument que je termine mes blocs du WW ! Allez, je vais m'y remettre grâce à toi !

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  5. Your Westering Women blocks look fantastic!. So glad you conquered September!

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  6. Nice work - your blocks are looking great. xx

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  7. Congrats on meeting your goal, and yes I do understand the weight is off your shoulders, sigh:)

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  8. oh my gosh, slow down and breathe... I can hear you panting from exhaustion from here!!! haha.... lovely fabrics and watch out for falling boxes!

    Hugz

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  9. nice little westering women....i like that all the blocks are different fabrics....i used a cheddar/indigo FQ bundle for mine and they are nice, but colors got boring...

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  10. looking forward to seeing the quilt top. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck on your project.

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