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August 8, 2018

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Filed under: It's a Cat's Life — Cat @ 10:27 am

What’s been going on? Still having computer problems at work, so no pictures. The “Summer 2018 UFO Camp” suggested by my friend Glenda has really influenced my crafting activities lately…

I’ve “finished” the Bonnie Hunter On Ringo Lake quilt.  In this case, “finished” is in quotes because after I had the finished top on the design wall for a day or two, I discovered an entire sashing strip that is reversed.   Grrrrr….   It will be a simple fix, but it had to go on hold until I finished the next project (which had a deadline).

Last Friday night (late), I finished Mr. Fish.  I’m really pleased with how it came out, though it is more heavily quilted than I had originally imagined.    Currently, he is visiting my friend Donna, who will kindly drop it off on Thursday to be entered into my first ever quilt show.   The show will be this coming Saturday (the 11th), and I can’t wait to see my version of the fish swimming in the pond with all of his cousins (who were all started in the Woodland Park class/seminar last February).

So, what is next?   I’ve got to fix that reversed strip in the On Ringo Lake quilt and then get it dropped off at the quilter.  I can’t wait until that project is finished and spread across a bed in my house.  Probably the guest room bed, but I might just have to sleep under it for a couple of nights so that I can really bond with it.

Once Mr. Fish returns from his premiere, I want to figure out where to hang him so that I can see him a whole lot.   I have a couple of ideas, but will have to wait to see where he will fit.

Project wise, we still have the rest of August to work on UFOs, as per the “camp” directions.   I haven’t decided which UFO that I will work on next.  There are so many to choose from.   I have two quilt tops that I’m planning to quilt myself (one of which is already pin-basted and is ready to go).  I have another that needs to be dropped at the quilter, but has to have its backing put together.   I have one set of blocks that is all trimmed and just needs to be sewn together and have a backing made.    I have the portrait of Taffy that just needs a background and then quilting.  I have the two Jaqueline de Jonge paper pieced projects in progress.  I have two quilts that are already quilted, but need to have binding attached.

Maybe I should have signed up for an UFO-completion year.   Or decade.  One summer just doesn’t seem long enough.

Everyone have a great rest of the week!

 

 

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2 Comments »

  1. I could go for the idea of a UFO completion year myself!

    Comment by Ginger — August 8, 2018 @ 3:09 pm
  2. Currently, my UFO object is to work on training Glory. She is doing well for her age and background. LOL So am I, for that matter. FYI, Glory is our new rescue pup.

    Comment by Mom — August 10, 2018 @ 1:45 pm

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