Monday, January 21, 2013

Project Plans : :

Over the weekend I planned and organized all my projects for this week! I'm finally feeling like myself again, thank goodness!!

I'll be sharing a first quilt block tutorial this Wednesday, as part of Daisy Janie's New Leaf Bee Block Blog Hop! It's a gorgeous, vibrant collection made of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton.  

New Leaf Pretties

The backing fabric for my QAYG quilt arrived from Sprightly Fabrics, LillyBelle Henna Stripe in grey -- now I can't wait to finish this quilt!!

Quilt back fabric is here!

There's a stack of Riley Blake Cotton Dots, in a wonderful boyish color scheme, waiting to become my next Design Team project!

For my next RBD Design Team Project!

A pillow cover is hanging out, ready to be quilted and finished for a friend. It's made up of some Architecture and Velocity from Lark Cottons, using my tutorial here!

Pillow Cover wip

I received my very, first Felt orders over the weekend, which is so, SO exciting!

My First Felt Order! Yay!!

Right now, I'm including a little sample stack with each order. And, I decided to celebrate my first order with a little sale, you can use discount code FELT20OFF and take 20% off of any Felt order for a limited time!

My First Felt Order!

Today, I have a stack of Birthday Crown orders waiting to be finished for tomorrow's mail!

Lots of crown orders!

It's so cold here today! And, I actually love it! The kiddos are home for the holiday, and so we have a movie marathon planned -- which means lots of popcorn and handwork for me!

Happy Monday, friends!  Maureen 

31 comments:

  1. Man, oh man, this is such beautiful eye candy!!! I especially love the fabrics in the first picture!

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    1. It was a lot of fun working with them -- it's such a happy collection!

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  2. `I'm loving all the COLOR in this post. Those bright organics are lucious! YUM!

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  3. All of your projects look like so much fun! Can't wait to see your finishes :)

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    1. I completely agree! This collection is so pretty and colorful, a real pleasure to sew with, especially during these cold Winter days!

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  5. The New Leaf bundle is gorgeous! Have fun with your projects and have fun with the kids today!

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  6. yay found you via your facebook page! now your latest follower, this my first post read! you make me feel like such a slacker! i think i may be about to be inspired! come check out my fb page if you have time in amongst that lovely felt and boy that first pile of cotton, so lovely! I am at Jane George Big Thumb Creative xxxxx

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  7. What a glorious week you have planned! Love the pictures, as always, and I am glad you are feeling better!

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  8. I am always amazed and in awe of your creative output!! Enjoy movie day -- a perfect time to embellish all those birthday crowns!! LOVE your choice of quilt backing!

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  9. I'm so glad you're feeling better! The fabrics are all just gorgeous!

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  10. What a busy week you have! Lovely fabrics in the first pic. I would like to plan something for this week too, maybe a bag for my sister (it's her birthday next week), I just recived my order from Hawthorne threads this morning and I love my new fabrics: some Notting Hill in aqua and Pat Bravo's new collection. Have a nice week!

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  11. Maureen, I so enjoyed reading this post! You are super organized for the coming week! I love the colors of that neat stack of fabric - so bright and happy. I figured out my backing for the QAYG log cabin (that I quilted with your directions!) and I am looking forward to putting it together...If this method works (i.e. is physically easier) I will be quilting away madly -- have 2 shelves of "almost done" quilts! I am so glad that you feel better - enjoy your week!

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  12. Looks like a busy week for you. Glad you're feeling up to it. Love those fabrics in the first pic. Happy Sewing

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    1. Thank you! We had a lot of fun and I also got a lot done so far today, so I'm happy! I have a few hours left at my machine sewing all these crown pieces together, and hopefully I can keep up this momentum throughout the week and get all caught up! :)

      Thanks for stopping by, friend! -Maureen

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  13. So happy to hear you are finally feeling better! These glimpses of your work week are lovely! =D

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    1. Thank you, Sarah! It feels so good to feel some what normal again! Although, I found out earlier that my sister Catherine, who has been just as sick right along with me (only she's in Hawaii) had a major relapse today, yikes!

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  14. Those are all beautiful! Enjoy your day.

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  15. Yay for feeling like yourself again, looks like you're on a roll!

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  16. Such lovely bright colours :)

    Have a lovely day with your kiddies, that is so cool :)

    Congrats on the orders :)

    Cheers, T. :)

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  17. There are beautiful goodies.Have a fun week creaitng.Can´t wait to see your new projects!!

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  18. Wow, I love those colours! So rich. And organic to boot!

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  19. Oh, that grey is sooo lovely! I just can't wait to see that quilt finished!

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  20. I placed my order 12 hours too soon! So glad to be getting some felt, but wish I had seen this post before I ordered. Oh well, looking forward to my package!

    gtbernstein(at)comcast(dot)net

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  21. Such pretty fabrics ~ looking forward to your post tomorrow!
    Really glad to hear that you're feeling better.

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  22. very cool, Maureen! I didn't see that you were selling the felt, but I just may have to snag some!

    And it looks like you've got lots of fun things lined up for the week!

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  23. PERFECT backing for that quilt! i can't wait to see it all finished. are you feeling better? how is you know who?

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  24. So pretty! I'm hoping to get some Tsuru, too. My plans for the week are to work on my Indie quilt, finally...but the winter darkness seems to have me in an unmotivated slump. I suppose I need to pull out my vitamin D!

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    1. Hmmm... And I mea t for that comment to go on today's post! Sheesh. Sorry!

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  25. The colours in the New leaf are gorgeous! So are those dots! I love the colour combinations in your pillow cover too.
    Karen

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