Tuesday, June 4, 2013

15 Minute Challenge


Here's how my week went...

Tuesday - sewed the rest of the rows of the sock monkey quilt
Wednesday - nothing
Thursday - cut batting for AJ quilt
Friday - nothing
Saturday - basted AJ quilt
Sunday - nothing
Monday - nothing

So, other than getting the AJ quilt ready to quilt I haven't done much this week.  I wanted to make a quilt for my DIL to give to someone, so maybe I'll finish up the sock monkey quilt.  I need to get the backing/binding which means a trip to Joann's.

I like the "collecting inspiration" theme for this month. I never thought of buying fabric or books as collecting inspiration before; I thought of it as accumulating more stuff.  Although it may seem like rationalization, I think "collecting inspiration" is an apt description and can make my purchases a little more thoughtful.

The things I collect for inspiration are books, magazines, and fabric.  Probably in that order.  I also print patterns from the internet -- I have a whole notebook of those.  My recent book purchases were Growing up Modern and Patchwork Please.  I got these because I like the bloggers who wrote them - Cluck Cluck Sew and Pink Penguin. 

Anyway, to report on how your week has been or to see how others have been doing, check out or link up to the 15 Minute Challenge at Life in Pieces.

4 comments:

Logopaedchen/Kirsten said...

Hey you got something done - thats what counts. And next week you´ll do better and get one more day in. I am trying for 15 minutes a day again too, so far I got Monday in..lets see how today goes, but I guess I´ll end up on my couch :-)

Shay said...

Progress happened this week and that's what I always focus on. The only bad week in my opinion is a week where NOTHING happened.

Im constantly inspired by books, the internet , other peoples designs ...there is so much to look at out there !

Kate said...

I like Shay's point about it's a good week as long as there is some progress. Some times it's just not doable to sew every day.

I too have a whole notebook full of Internet patterns. One of these days, the inspiration will strike to do something with them.

Kate said...

A little progress is good! And yes, I have a little Pinterest addiction...and magazine addiction...