July/August Goals

This summer is over halfway gone. Where did it go? If you see it, please tell it to come back!

Here is a review of my July goals:

  1. Metropolitan Fair! Done!img_1087
  2. Finish the little EPP quilt that I started on my Arizona trip. Not done. But getting closer!
  3. 4 Patch Diamond top. Not done.
  4. Quilt any QOVs that come in. Done! I quilted 7 this month. Here are a few.img_7030img_7017 img_1053
  5. Figure out my next leader/ender project and get it ready to go. Sort of done….I used my hour glass blocks as leaders/enders. But I am nearly done with them and need to decide if I want to cut out more or find something new to do.img_7034
  6. Make a throw quilt for a wedding next month. Done!img_6663-1
  7. And just to make life interesting, I would like to at least start working on another UFO from my January list. Bahahaha!

What else did I accomplish?

I made one sweet little bag for Daughter #2. img_0921

I finished the next round of my Gwenny Inspired QAL. img_7201

And there was that bathroom renovation…. That was a huge time suck!

All in all, not a bad month. So what will August bring? Who knows, but this is what I hope gets done!

1. I want to get that darn EPP mini done! I’m sick of it!img_1259

2. I want to finish the Twist blocks and get that top done.img_6720

3.  I want to finish the Mystery Quilt 4 Military that Alycia has hosted over on the Yahoo Group. I have a recipient in mind for this and need to get it finished soon. img_1207

4. Finish the next round of my Gwenny inspired Medallion quilt. It would be embarrassing to host the link up and not have my part done!

5.  I have a denim jacket that I purchased and I want to machine embroider it. The biggest thing keeping me from this project is fear. Plain and simple. That darn embroidery machine scares me still!

6. Quilt any QOVs that come in.

I better stop there since I also have another Arizona trip on the books! Do you have goals for August?

Linking up with Free Motion by the River, The Quilting Room with Mel




About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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8 Responses to July/August Goals

  1. That Metropolitan Fair is gorgeous!

  2. Wow! I am dizzy with all that accomplishment! I think I’ll have to go take a nap! And if you are sick of that mini EPP quilt, I will gladly take it off your hands! Love it! And, I especially love your Gwennie border.

  3. Sandra B says:

    Katy, I would say that you had a very productive July!!
    I am sure you will mark off a few things, if not all, on your August list….
    Looking forward to following along!

  4. anudge says:

    Love Metropolis Fair. You’ll be super busy in August to. For me I’ll be gone for two weeks in August enjoying visiting family – so that is my goal.

  5. Val W says:

    Have you somehow figured out how to squeeze more than 24 hours into a day? You are such a productive person!

  6. Metropolis Fair is quite a stunning quilt ! Congratulations! And then the other projects are all beautiful …you are always so productive ! πŸ™‚

  7. Love the Metropolitan Fair quilt!

  8. You are so amazing! I have no doubt you will accomplish your August goals – even that embroidery project! πŸ™‚

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