Tuesday, March 7, 2017

100 Day Challenge Progress Report, 60-Day Check In

Back on January 10, 217, I made this blog post to motivate myself to have more finishes than starts in 2017.  I'm happy to say I'm almost complete on all three items!  Check it out:

Stars Stripes & Other Stuff
Finished 1.13.17       46" x 46"



Sunbonnet Sue (Charity quilt for local quilt guild)
Finished 1.27.17     41" x 54.5"

 
My #3 Quilt Doodle Designs 2016 BOM is quilted and bound.  I still haven't decided what buttons to use for the eyes of the snowmen and Santas and such.  I'm not considering it 100% done yet.  Here it is fighting the Ohio wind and rain today.  Whew... glad I didn't drop a white quilt in the mud!
 
 
 
 
 
I'm linking up with Jen who blogs at Quilter in the Closet for the 60-day check-in here.
 
Grab button for 100 Day Challenge

I'm also linking up for Fiber Tuesdays at The Quilting Room with Mel.  It's a fun place to visit every Tuesday to see what others are doing.

Fiber Tuesday Link Party for all fiber crafts
 
I do have to say that I am feeling like I have been accomplishing major projects lately.  I FINISHED my 2015 Bonnie Hunter Mystery, Allietare! on Friday.  You can read about it here.
 
I'm also excited to have the 2014 Bonnie Hunter Mystery, Celtic Solstice.  I FINALLY made a pieced back for it.  I can't wait for the grand reveal of it to you.  It's got a LOT going on.  It's got a ton of orphan blocks and piece parts and strips and big chunks of scrappy fun.
 
Here it is on the frame.  I'm so happy it's to this stage.
 

I am quilting it with Circle Lord giant template board called Egyptian Eye.  I wanted dense quilting but in a simple pattern.  This is the largest quilt I have put on my frame -- ever.  I'm using all but 2" of it.  We have a California King bed.  This has a huge drop.  I don't know exact measurements yet.  I put a larger border than planned on it just in case I have to square up the corners if it stretches a little.  So far so good... but it's not done yet.

 
 

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I haven't done Celtic Solstice yet, but it is high on my list.

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  2. Looking forward to seeing the Solstice. Your Allietare looks wonderful.

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  3. So many lovely quilts completed! Congrats on meeting (almost) your challenge goals.

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  4. Your Celtic Solstice is beautiful. I have that patterned saved for someday.

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