Thursday, December 31, 2015

January 2016 Goals


Well the end of 2015 finally brought us a little snow in the Valley and there is a light flurry for January 1st - marking  New Beginnings.


This will be my new Let's Book It project.  I found that I was working rather dark colors in my last few projects toward the end of 2015, so I feel I need to brighten things up.  I printed off "Dottie" to save - saw some use this with the RSC14 and loved it.  I bought two Lotta Dots strip sets from Connecting Threads during Black Friday Sales.  Why two?  Well they only have 27 strips, and that won't do.  The white-on-white has sat on the shelf for almost two years - time to use it.


I will continue this with Slow Sunday Stitching.  It's getting close to a finish, but I am getting down to those 7 missing floss colors to fill in spaces.  I was going to order on-line and then had a DUH moment.  One of our LQS carries DMC floss and I have a gift certificate (Christmas present) for them.  So I will visit them in a few days.


This was hard to photo - a jelly roll I treated myself to when I had my Blogaversary - Zen Chic's 'Modern Background - Paper'.  This is going to be my background for the 365 project. This just tickles me for some reason.


And my block making - Do More What Makes You Happy!  I pulled my first bag of scraps and will work thru this.  And the Miniature Quilts magazine - waiting for Angela to announce the RSC16 new color and a mini will be born.

There are a lot of new buttons on the side bar.  Please don't think I am doing all of them!!  There may be something that interests others, that's why I try to collect them.

My machine has been put away since December 23rd - I had to search for the power cord - why wasn't it with the machine?  It was still attached to the power strip - DUH again!  I think I am ready for new beginnings.

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

9 comments:

  1. sounds like a fun start to the year! Happy new Year Sharon

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  2. Looks like you've got the makings for a very productive January. I'm looking forward to Let's Book it this year, I promise to link up more often.

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  3. Sounds like you have some great plans for the year. That jellyroll looks rather interesting :-)

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  4. I love the way you stay so focused and get things done. I would like to join you in the book-it this year and for the first one will choose something from the " color-bright quilts" a Fons and Porter book.
    Now can you tell me how to get those buttons on the side of my blog? thanks for such inspiration.

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  5. I am inspired by reading your post about goals. I have not thought too much about projects yet but I am ready to take a look around my sewing room and get a list made. I think I should think about a Let's Book it project, I have several books I have not used the way I had planned.

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  6. Ohhhhhh.....a light snow sounds so pretty and calm at least from here....grin. Have a Happy New Year Sharon....big hugs.

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  7. I look forward to see your new mini! Great cross stitch project!

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  8. I've got a couple or ten jelly rolls Sharon that I need to think of something to do with. I don't really have fabrics to go with them - well a few, but not many. Any suggestions on how to use them? blessings, marlene

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  9. Nifty lookin jelly roll. Can't wait to see how you use it. Well while it was nice seeing snow while visiting Missouri I don't like driving in it. Of course my daughter who has never been around much snow loved it.

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