Friday, February 8, 2013

Focus and Finish


While my internet has been down, I have been busily finishing off projects.  I think one of the major things that "Easy Street" taught me was to focus and finish.  That is my mantra for the month of February.  I started organizing my stuff and realized just how many UFO's I had laying around.  I have been picking up oine at a time and when I feel the urge to get distracted I remind myself that I need to finish and then I can move on to the next project.  Its really hard not to get distracted and start yet another project.  But I have been doing pretty well.

So far....

I made a cushion for my window seat.  I had painted the room where I sew and then had a new rug put in last year.  I found if I layed this wood shelving that i have on its side, it fit perfectly under my window.  I made some Roman shades last year as well.  The window seat has been naked since.  And bugging me.  Unfisnished business. I can happily say, its now done.

Then, eh hem, I bought some fabric eight year ago. I bought it to redo the curtains.  In my defense I bought when my daughter was a wee baby and we had just moved into a new house.  Not a lot of time for sewing.  But alas I have pulled it out.  I have been working on the curtains, doing some problem solving.  But I did find a use for some of the fabric...

Pillows.  I made one, I have two more to make.



I bought some iron board padding some time ago... Three years ago to be exact.  Finally, have made something with it.  Something I could really use.  A portable ironing pad that doubles as a bag for an iron.  I had enough left over to make a little board for near my sewing area.  The one I currently have is just too narrow.



And the one at the top? Well, that's on my list to do...

1 comment:

JCMITQuilts said...

You go girl! Feels so good to knock those things off the list permanently doesn't it? I've been making decisions about nagging UFO's too. Some - have been tossed into the "Silent Auction" basket for our retreat in May! You coming over to play tomorrow?