Happy 2019, hope your holidays were wonderful and filled with joy, love and family. Now that the holiday craziness is behind us its time to set our goals for the new year. Mine are totally selfish. As many of you already know I have decided to stop my Jersey Girl Quilts business, where I make quilts for people. I may start it up again someday but I have so many of my own projects that have gone by the wayside these last 10 years that I just felt it was time to concentrate on my stuff for a while. I want to get my UFO’s done and learn how to use my “new” sewing machine, serger and ScanNCut as well as work more on getting myself healthy. My UFO list is so long it is scary! I am not sure where to start so I am just plunging in with the projects I wanted to get done for people, including wedding and baby quilts and sprinkle in a few holiday projects for me so I don’t feel neglected. LOL. Do you have a huge list of projects to do?
When I decide on the projects I want to do I go through my stash to see what fabrics I already have. Then I put them with the pattern and make a list of any fabrics I need to buy to finish out the “kit”. I also either put any tools or rulers I am going to use with the project or write a note to remind myself what tools I have that would make the projects I want to do easier. This is especially important when they are tools that you don’t use very often.
I am sure all of you have a list of projects like I do and many of you have a memory quilt on the list as a gift for a birthday, high school or college graduation this year. I know this because many of you have been taking my online classes through The Quilting Company. I have found that my All Squared Up Tee’s Templates have made making these kinds of quilts so easy that they go together like a dream. Since many of you have been taking the classes I thought I would give you a special discount on the templates, book and stabilizer to help make the process so much easier for you.
Happy Memories, Trish