Skip to main content

2018 Quilty Goals


as 2017 comes to a close, i've reflected on what i've done this year. i continued to teach beginning sewing classes, as well as a knit garment class. i taught a block of the month and taught a summer kids sewing class. so for teaching i branched out and have discovered that i love it! i have finished plenty of quilt and sewn more garments for myself and my girls. but now it is time to start determining what i want to accomplish in 2018!

as with years prior i want to finish off those quilty projects that i didn't finish this year!
  • Checkered Bed quilt (still on the list from last year)
  • Sunshine Ripples quilt
  • Lizzy House Snail Quilt
  • Lizzy House EPP Party Quilt
  • Rainbow Boxed in Quilt
  • Bonnie & Camille Vice Versa Sampler Quilt
  • I Spy Polaroid Quilt
  • Mini Charm Chocolate Quilt
most of this quilts are just waiting for me to quilt. the tops are done, but with the decision to move mid-way through the summer, i tended work on small projects instead of my bigger ones. but now that we are moved and starting to settle in, it is time to get finish this quilts before i start too many new projects!

new quilts to work on in 2018
  • Heartland Heritage Sampler (BOM) from Inspiring Stitches
  • Tula Pink Modern Sampler #100days100blocks2018 with Gnome Angel
  • Elizabeth Hartman All the Animals Sew-A-Long with Gnome Angel
  • a new Christmas quilt (haven't decided what i want to make, but i'm thinking something from Thimble Blossoms)
  • begin to design and sell my own quilt patterns!
personal goals for 2018
  • read 52 books
  • run my first half-marathon
  • HAVE FUN with my hubby and kiddos in our new town!
and of course i know i will add new projects, take away ones that are not working, but generally i just want to enjoy our new life in the UP of Michigan!

linking up Quilting Jetgirl for the #2018plannerparty

Comments

  1. Great goals. All pretty quilt tops. Wishing you the best in 2018.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I hope you do enjoy quilting, life, and have a joyous and peaceful 2018. Thank you so much for linking up.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Beautiful quilts - looking forward to seeing what the next year will bring!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Looks like an awesome list of goals and projects! I'm sure you'll have a lot of fun working on this list! 😊

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

2019 Quilters Meet & Greet

Benita of Victoriana Quilt Designs approached me if I wanted to participate in a Quilter's Meet and Greet. And since both kiddos are in school this year, I actually have a little more time to actually blog, so I figured this was a great time to join the fun.

So here is a little more about me, my quilting journey, and life in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan!

Hi! I'm Jess Pugh and I grew up in Ludington, Michigan, famous for the Lake Michigan Carferry the S.S. Badger. Went to Michigan State University for my undergrad in botany and later my Master's at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee for my MLIS.


I was set up with my husband on a blind date, and were married 6 months later. In January 2020 we will be celebrating 12 years of marriage! This by far was one of the craziest things I've done!
I have two girls, Nora and Enna. Nora is a 1st grader this year and Enna started preschool. Plus we also have our 10 year old black lab, Berrie.
I started sewing as a way to help heal…

2017 New Quilt Blogger Blog Hop

for the last several weeks i have been participating in the 2017 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop, hosted by Yvonne (Quilting Jet Girl), Beth (Cooking Up Quilts), and Leanne (She Can Quilt). while i have been blogging for a little while, this blog hop has been great to hone my blogging skills and meet other quilt bloggers.

i have been crafty most of my life, i even learned to sew when i was younger. but it didn't really stick. after college i was living in Iowa and on a whim i bought a cheap sewing machine and began a back and forth with sewing. fast forward a few years, i got married and pulled that sewing machine out again and this time actually made a quilt top (that sat for at least 3 years before i quilted it). sewing again was pushed to the side as i was finishing my master's program and job hunting. 
well after landing a job, moving, looking for a house. we found out we were expecting. though it was not to be and i miscarried in march 2011. during the next year sewing becam…

Buffalo Plaid Quilt : A Finished Quilt

my last big Christmas gift is done! this year i wanted to make my BIL and SIL quilts, as i've made quilts for the kiddos, i figured it was their turn for a quilt. well i needed one more masculine quilt and i've always wanted to make a buffalo plaid quilt so this was perfect!

at first i was not looking forward to making this one, with all of the cutting and putting the small squares together. but after some thinking i decided i would strip piece and streamline the process. i was able to piece the top together in one day as opposed to multiple days if i would have cut individual squares.

i love this quilt, of course i now want to make one for myself, but that will be for another time.

Quilt Stats
Pattern: designed by me, inspired by buffalo plaid scarves and quilts
Dimensions: 61.5 inches x 74.5 inches
Quilting: Straight line echo
Fabric: Moda Bella solids, Black, Gray, Bleached White, and Marigold for the binding

Happy Sewing!