January Fresh Sewing Day

Ack! It’s February! I saw my husband flipping the calendar and had a mini panic attack. “It’s already February!” Him (sarcastically): “Yes, that usually comes after January.” Me: “That means we are having a baby next month!”

As far as things on the sewing front: they were slow, to say the least, in January. Nothing like a new month to remind you what you didn’t do last month. Blah. I spent the early part of the month in a serious no sewing loss of sewing mojo. It has only returned to a moderate level. I’m fairly certain that a major clean and reorganization of my sewing room would help, but I’m sort of dreading that task!

I did manage a few sewing projects, though. As well as some sewing related projects that were exclusively digital.

I’ve got all the blocks planned out for the Road Trip Quilt Along this summer. I think they will make a nice little sampler quilt!

Road Trip Quilt Along sampler quilt 2013

I made my first printable PDF for a quilt block. This one is to go with my tutorial for the Spiderweb quilt block.


finally finished the top of the quilt from the free form robin I participated in last year. I can’t wait to finish this one!

Wonky diamond border for free form robin quilt

I have a few more blocks for Brian’s quilt finished. I really need to get this put together!

Turning twenty again blocks for Brian

And I wrote a tutorial for a pretty little checkbook cover.

Checkbook cover tutorial


I also have finished bee blocks that will go in the mail today and have been practicing free motion quilting by working on quilting my Road Trip Quilt Along Sampler quilt from last summer.

So, that’s it. No real finishes per say. Leaves me something to strive for I guess.

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