A few months ago I ran into a contest challenging us to finish up our works in progress. It was quite an incentive for me to work on my projects, not so much for the winning a prize, but rather it felt like I had an obligation to finish something even if it was only a couple projects a month. I've gotten out of the habit of following blogs (I actually had put it in my schedule for an hour, 2 times a week), which has led to my being less reliable in my own blog postings. My reasons for blogging was to have a way to express myself (this was especially important this past spring when I was home-bound) and connect to the outside world, even if its the small world of quilting and crafting.
This past week as I attempted to get back on schedule I read a post from a site I recently started to follow called, Crazy Mom Quilts. She recently started an encouragement for readers to work on finishing projects. So each Friday I will post what I have finished for the week and upload my link to her website. You should stop by there and see all the other projects linked by others. Some I am simply amazed by what I am seeing and it puts a fire within me to get moving on something each week. My first "finish" for this week is a set I made for my friend's Baby shower of a bib and a burp cloth for her coming little boy. It is true that I have been making a lot of baby shower gifts lately, and the trend will continue in the foreseeable future as everyone I know seems to be procreating these days! My second "finish" would be the table runner I wrote about on my Tuesday blog post this past week; it's a belated birthday gift for my MIL.
My goal for Saturday is to get my fabric stash finished being ironed, organized, and yardage counted! On Monday I hope to post my very first official Stash Report, and share with you my ideas for how I plan to start using these wonderful gems! See you Monday!