September Short List

I didn’t finish anything last month but made progress on a couple things.
As mentioned in prior posts, I’m changing up the list to include projects that fit in with both my daily and long-term goals.
For new readers, the Short List is something old (UFO), something new, something painted and a handwork project.
Something Old: The still life from the Esterita Austin class. Still quilting this one. All those thread changes take time.

pottery-in-progressSomething new: I chose a sketch out of my idea notebook to make into a quilt. For lack of a better name, I refer to it as “the church quilt”. Long story, but the design has nothing to do with church or anything you’d find in a church. It’s just one of those weird things that makes sense to me.
Something else new: A co-worker gave me four large bags of fabric to donate to my guild and I decided to make a quilt for his wife out of the fabric. Her mother passed away earlier this year and was a life-long sewer.

vintage-fabric
Painting/Dyeing: Layering color. I was inspired by the paintings of Gerhard Richter. I’m on the fence with this one and holding.

paint-stik-on-paintHandwork: The Craftsy class quilt. An hour or so of hand stitching will finish this one.

applique-quilt-borderedMore handwork: The Art Quilt Group challenge this month is to use a piece of woven ribbon floss in a project. I don’t remember the name of the product, but YLI makes it. I decided on a project that includes some embroidery.

woven-ribbon-flossIf I need more handwork after that, I’ll work on the Dresden plate blocks.
I’m looking for two, maybe three finished this month depending on how things go.

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