Friday, 30 December 2016

#2017 Planning Party

uiI can't understand where the last month has gone, I haven't blogged since the beginning of December. Not an intentional lapse, but just such a long time. Since I last blogged we have celebrated birthdays, (numerous), an anniversary, Christmas, a hospital homecoming, a homecoming from across the ocean and a weekend away. A busy time in all in all.

I missed Yvonne's round up of 2016 quilting hopes. I can't actually remember mine, but I'm assuming it was probably to finish up some wips, finish THE wedding quilt, and to strengthen and enjoy quilty friendships.

Well, I didn't, I did, and I have in that precise order.

Now what I do want for 2017? Much the same again I suppose.

http://quiltingjetgirl.com/2016/12/15/2017-planning-linky-party/


I haven't joined any bees this year, I have decided to concentrate on selfish sewing, fun as the bees are. I also have my previous bee quilts to finish up.

I might well join another quilt a long. I really enjoyed the Shimmer Snow Flake quilt a long, nearly, nearly finished it.

I would like to make another quilt for my bed, using the Cotton and Steel fabrics my son bought me for Christmas.  More about that later I think.

I would like to collaborate with other quilters, with the Cotton and Steel fabrics above, and with hopefully some flying geese.

My daughter is hoping for a quilt or two in the near future.

Most important I would like to continue to enjoy this hobby, which for me is a much loved hobby and to strengthen those quilty friendships I have made. `

I think that is enough to be going on with!

Helen x
linking up with quilting jet girl 2017 planning link up party

8 comments:

  1. Well here's to a happy quilty year for Helen!! :)
    I don't know where the whole year has gone too, never the last month!!!
    Happy 2017,
    V xx

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  2. You had a great 2016 Helen. Finishing THE quilt was a mammoth undertaking and it was so worth it, it's beautiful. I am looking forward to seeing what you get upto in 2017 😀 xxx

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  3. I'm sure this is a most achievable list Helen. I agree the most important goal is to enjoy your hobby, and find new friendships along the way.

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  4. Thank you so much for linking up, Helen. Those sound like wonderful goals - especially the strengthening quilting friendships you have made. :) I wish you wonderful things in 2017 and Happy New Year!

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  5. You've had a great 2016! Happy New Year and selfish sewing sounds good! Especially after getting that wedding quilt done! Always love seeing your makes :)

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  6. Sounds like you have just the right attitude to get the most from a hobby shared. Happy New Year 🎆

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  7. you have a great attitude ... i must remember it is a hobby i love and not work ... thx for that tip and happy new year

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  8. I'm glad that I'm one of those quilty friendships! Wishing you a wonderful and productive quilty 2017!

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