Tuesday 11 October 2016

My FAL 2016 Quarter Four list!

Finish A Long 2016

This is the last quarter of the year people and I have lots left on my huge list of last quarter.  I did finish 18 projects which sounds great until I mention that there were 46 projects on my list!

I regret to say I can use the exact same mosaic for my own quilts as I have only worked on two and they are not finished...progress on those two below

Working clockwise:
1. Double Wedding Ring aka Hoopla Quilt - a f:inished top; 2.  KLT applecore and 3. Alhambra quilt (not yet finishe tops); 4. Bring Me Flowers (2 blocks); 5. Oakshott Christmas candy quiltlet (an idea and FQ bundle);  6. Britt's quilt - being handquilted;  7. 2016 Scraptastic Sampler - a finished top; and  8. Greek Cross baby quilt needs a bit more quilting and some bits need requilting; 

Here is my meagre progress on the two quilts I have worked onThe finished top (unless I add a border) of my scraptastic sampler now looks like this:

And I have managed some handquilting on Britt's Quilt, which now looks like this

Next up are the quilts I'm making for the charity Siblings Together - I did finish three quilts last quarter and I made a start on two.  Here is my updated mosaic which also has a new start inspired by the lovely house blocks donated to the charity at Stitch Gathering, and I have decided to make my Trellis blocks into a quilt for the charity:

Working clockwise: 9. Trellis quilt ; 10/11 Circles quilt x 2; 12. Butterflies ; 13. Superhero quilt ; 14. Houses quilt

Clothes making is my new (or rather renewed) interest!   I did get a few things made last quarter but a few remained and have now been joined by some new ones (I may even have more than these - yes I have got a bit carried away  confess):

Top Row 
15. Aster Shirt in Leafscape; 16. Juniper trousers in Linen ;  17. Xmas PJs 
Middle Row 
18. Alder Shirt Dress in Liberty & cambric; 19 Out and About Dress in jersey; 20/21. A-line skirts x2
Bottom Row 
22. Camas blouse in striped shirting ; 23/24. Archer shirt in Liberty needlecord x 2 ; 25. Myla Tank in Liberty Chiffon ;

Top Row
26. Beckley Shawl in Black Isle yarn; 27. Rosebud scarf; 28. Washi dress in big bird fabric and grey cord; 
Middle Row
29. Gored skirt in Liberty Varuna wool (need to hem it) ; 30. Zinnia skirt in silk (need to hem it) ; 31. Gored skirt in Indian silk; 
Bottom Row
32.  Chantilly dress in Liberty lawn ; 33. Another Myla tank in Liberty chiffon; 34. Chardon skirt in Paisley 

And of course I had to add a few new ones!  Though I should give upholstery a go! 

Top Row
35. Embroidery piece from my workshop with Carina ; 36. Upholster bathroom chair (I bought this second hand and have been meaning to replace the tatty fabric since) ; 37. More fabric boxes ; 
Bottom Row 38. Upholster two Ercol armchairs (It doesn't go with my carpet) ; 39. Liberty stars something - possibly a cushion ; 40. Upholster dining room chairs X 9 (my hubby has been nagging me for years to do something about this)

So hey not as long as last time!   Distinct possibilities of getting lots done then??  Wish me luck!


  1. I never thought to just list them all! Lol

  2. Good luck! I'm particularly looking forward to seeing the dressmaking and the upholstery! Off to catch up with other lists - there's a lot of us with ridiculous lists this quarter!

  3. Nice. =) I am looking forward to learn more of your projects. Good luck finishing some.

  4. Oh good luck Nicky. You powered through so many projects last quarter - 18 is a great total!


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