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Here I go...
My goal for this year
-----is to make four couch size quilts in Christmas themed fabric (one for each childs home)

-----two baby blankets (two grandchildren due to arrive in March and July)

-----two lap quilts (for my mom and dad's birthdays in March OR for Mother's and Father's Day depending on how much I can get done - LOL)

-----finish 3 UFO's that have been staring me in the face for several years (youngest son's wedding quilt...oldest daughter's quilt and my sister's Lone Star quilt in Black and Fushia!

Ok, I have written it down to share with everyone...now keep me on task PLEASE!! I need all the help I can get.

Happy New Year!

Happy Quilting!

Vicky

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Comment by Cheryl / NC on January 4, 2009 at 4:40pm
Hi Vicky! Nice to meet you! Wow you have some goals! Thank you for your comment on my Black Tie Kitties Quilt, I enjoyed making it and was very pleased with the final result. If you are interested, I found the pattern in an old issue of The Quilter. Your black kitties are beautiful! I have four, all different colors! Don't know what it is about Quilters and Cats, must be an inherent gene or something!

I also have grandchildren, 7 of them now, and they are the joy of my life! I never thought I could love anyone the way I love my kids, till my grandchildren came along. They are the light of my world. Every one of them!

Best wishes with the new ones, you'll get those quilts done! Keep us posted, we'll keep cheering you on!
Happy Stitchin'
Cheryl
Comment by Vicky N. on January 1, 2009 at 6:08pm
Kathy: My oldest grandchild (age 3) is a boy - Jimmy - and he is quite a charmer...love him to pieces. Then I have a granddaughter - Samantha - who will be 1 next month. She is a little red headed cutie pie. I have four children and was beginning to wonder if I would ever have grandchildren, but now with two more on the way, the flood gates are starting to open!!
Anne: Yes, I belong to the Walla Walla Quilt Guild which meets once a month, very talented group of ladies AND gentleman.

Thank you for the good wishes...will keep you posted on the grandbaby arrival and quilting!!

Happy Quilting
Vicky
Comment by Anne from Maine on January 1, 2009 at 11:26am
Vicki,

Good luck!! Just writing your projects down will help get you closer to doing them.
Do you belong to a quilt guild? I findthat keeps me sewing.
Get sewing!!

Anne in MAine
Comment by Kathy Marlowe on January 1, 2009 at 9:32am
We have grandsons coming in February and April, and my husband has a great grandchild coming in May! The tops are done for the first two, and as soon as I get all of the Christmas decorations off my dining room table I am going to get them sandwiched. There is a baby shower on the 10th and my goal is to have the one done then. Beyond that I want to get one done for me, make the other grandkids new ones because they have outgrown their others, and.....
Comment by Vicky N. on January 1, 2009 at 8:08am
Thanks Jane, I guess my first task is to prioritze my "to do list". My newest grandson is due in March...so a baby quilt shouldn't take to much time...and I love to make baby quilts. I'll post a pic when I get it done!! Keep your finger's crossed.
Vicky
Comment by Jane on January 1, 2009 at 7:57am
Sorry about that goofy typing. I wanted to say,"Believe me, I've got my own list, Happy New Year, Jane"
(Just getting used to typing on a laptop, and it's a little stange)
Comment by Jane on January 1, 2009 at 7:52am
Good luck vicky. I'm glad to hear about all the UFO's plus the new projects. I tend to do the same thing. My eyes are larger than my available quilting time!!! Keep me informed, I love to hear about finished projects and who they're for. Believe me, I've Haooy New Year, Jane

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