Thursday, April 2, 2009

April Goals

I did get all of the shooflies made the other day but I still need to press them and get them squared up. That's on the list to do today. I'll post a pic when they are all done cause I can't decide anything on sashing and borders. I looked at some Shoofly quilts online trying to get inspiration and didn't really see anything that caught my eye.

This weekend QATW is doing what is supposed to be a really easy, No HST's, scrappy Mystery quilt. We were told to get 1.25 yards of scraps that were very light and 4 yards of scraps that were on the dark side of medium to dark. Well, being one who loves to be different, I'm going to use WOW scraps and Brights, but I am going to pick from the blue/green/purple sort of range. Maybe throw in some Black and some red. We'll have to see what happens. Should be fun! and a nice diversion from the taxes that DH and I need to work on this weekend too.

As for the rest of the few goals are to..

  • finish the Shoofly top
  • make a top from the Heart blocks I won in a lotto
  • and start something with a collection of pink and red scraps gathered from my stash and from friends. I have a pattern in mind but I haven't played with it in EQ yet.
There are some other things I might work on but they will be icing on the cake if I do. I just really don't want to set myself up with too many goals and stress myself out. I'm also going to be working on my health and that's gonna start with cutting out some of the junk food I had started eating again. I have already started and have lost 2 pounds this week. I've been drinking the Gatorade like I'm supposed to but I have been neglecting the water and I need to start drinking more of it. I would love to lose 10 pounds this month. I know I can do it if I put my mind to it.


Crispy said...

I'm cheering you on from the side lines on getting those 10 pounds off!! Isn't it scary to do a mystery quilt? I'm always afraid that I'll end up with a yucky quilt LOL.


Scrappy-Quilter said...

sounds like some good goals for April. Take things one at a time and one day at a time and if you don't get everything done it that is okay too. I am finding that if I make a list of things to do and mark them off as I get them done I am happier with what I accomplish in a day, a week, and so on. Something about seeing the items crossed out ... hope you have a wonderful weekend sewing