Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A YEAR OF FINISHES 2014 & GIVEAWAY

It didn't seam like I accomplished much in 2014.  It seemed like I spent all my time running up and down the road from Texas to Missouri...  and I certainly did do that a lot!  However I apparently stayed home or at least sat in front a sewing machine long enough to finish a few things.  Maybe it didn't seem like much was accomplished because I didn't finish one single UFO that I had on my list for 2014.  I did manage to add several more to the list though!  Guess there's always 2015!

Here's a recap of some things finished in 2014...

 JANUARY 2014
A small Christmas wall hanging

A sweet baby quilt for Hollie to give one of her friends

Another Texas Quilt

An Easter Egg wall hanging and Kona Blog hop project

Brownwood Quilters Guild Donation quilt

Geese Circling New York wall hanging and Kona Blog Hop project

FEBRUARY 2014

Hearts A Flutter wall hanging and applique teaching class project

Hugs and Kisses blog hop


Ruffles Blog hop


MARCH 2014

A spring table runner for my sister

APRIL 2014

Labrynth Quilt made from baby dresses that was commissioned 

And another Labrynth commissioned quilt

Wall hanging for What is your stitching super power blog hop

MAY 2014

a UFO finally quilted and bound



Not exactly a quilty finish but a huge finish for everyone!

Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Magazine Volume 9

JUNE 2014

The Five and Dime BOM from B&B Quilt Shop in Buda TX

3 Cheers For The Red White and Blue Table Runner for my sister

JULY 2014



Quilted Angels Online BOM Challenge

AUGUST 2014

One of 3 commissioned denim quilts
2 of 3 commissioned denim quilts

SEPTEMBER 2014

See You in September Blog Hop (and free pattern)




See You in September Blog Hop wall hanging

See You in September Blog Hop wall hanging


Traffic Jam Quilt and pattern (your last chance to get it FREE) for the Rush Hour Blog Hop

My painted barn block outside my studio

A pattern I tested

OCTOBER 2014


Quilt 3 of 3 of the denim quilts I was commissioned to make

A small wall hanging quilted from the Lil Jo's Club

A small wall hanging quilted from the Lil Jo's Club

A small wall hanging quilted from the Lil Jo's Club

Black Cat Crossing Blog Hop

NOVEMBER 2014

Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Volume 10 Magazine

Same quilt pattern, different colors


Twas The Night Blog Hop projects

Whew!  That was more than I thought was finished but not as many as I had hoped!    I'm linking up with Lorna at Sew Fresh Quilts on her Let's Bee Social post.  Did you accomplish as much in 2014 as you had intended?  Leave me a comment by 1/5/15 and tell me and you'll be entered in a chance to win a giveaway.  The giveaway is a fat quarter pack of Essential Stripes.  It is open to everyone as long as you're not a "no-reply blogger"  I can't give you something if I don't have your email to contact you that you won!



HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!




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57 comments

  1. I got more accomplished than I expected due in part to attending my first ever retreat in October. Now with retreats in February and next October

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  2. It has been fun/interesting following you this last year. No I did not get what I wanted to get accomplished, for the fact that our son proposed last December so that blew my list out of the water. I have been doing mostly wedding sewing after they decided what they wanted and what colors.
    quilting dash lady at Comcast dot net

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  3. Unfortunately, I didn't get as much accomplished in 2014 as I had hoped, but I am getting caught up on my UFOs. It looks like you got a lot done. Thank you for sharing with us! Have a happy new year! cknapp3626@sbcglobal.net

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  4. Wow, that's a lot of quilts! I accomplished some pretty cool stuff in 2014 but not the volume of stuff I wanted. :). I've got a lot more wips now though!

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  5. Unfortunately, I ran into some health problems last year which interfered with my quilting. But I'm back and hope to get a several quilts completed within the first few months of the new year!!

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  6. My year took a turn that I didn't envision and changed my regular routine. I had a long time away from the sewing room, yet when I think back to what I did accomplish I am pleasantly surprised! Your accomplishments are lovely!

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  7. I was BUSY all year long.....but I always have MORE to do on my "to do list"! Hopefully this next year I will be more diligent to complete more quilts. Always love seeing your accomplishments and reading of your adventures.<3

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  8. I didn't get as much as I wanted to accomplish....to many distractions....but it is going to be a new year....and I hope to get way way more accomplished this year.....wooooooooooooo hooooooooooooo

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  10. I didn't get as much accomplished as I had hoped, but there is always next year! Best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year.

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  11. I finished some UFOs plus my 3 sisters & I did a group quilt & entered it in a quilt show. I also made some donation baby quilts. But I still have lots of UFOs to tackle next year. Thanks.

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  12. Of course I never finish as much as I plan to finish. I'm impressed with all your finishes--especially that graduate project!
    Happy New Year!

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  13. You really got a lot finished. I doubt that there has ever been a year when I have finished all I hoped to do. Happy New Year.

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  14. I did great the first half of the year finishing 12 old ufo's. The last couple of months, not as much sewing as I would have liked.

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  15. I rediscovered quilting this year and I was able to finish 2 quilts for gifts and hae plans for a few in 2015! You work is amazing- love the Geese Circling NY and the denim quilts. Thanks! Sarah: crjandsbj(at)netzero(dot)com

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  16. Well I didn't make any set goals, but I did complete all the projects I started except for one.. so I'm happy

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  17. You sure had a busy and productive year, Doris! Looking forward to seeing what is to come in 2015! Happy New Year!

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  18. Wow! You accomplished a lot! And your creations are beautiful! I got two quilts and several pouches and pillows done, but that wasn't nearly what I hoped to accomplish. But on the other hand, I did spend a lot of time playing with my four-year-old granddaughter. I can always quilt, but she will only be little for a short time. :)

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  19. Okay that was a huge amount of finishes, and you wanted to do more, WOW! My finishes are like 1/8 th of yours. And how did I miss the Geese Circling New York wall hanging AMAZING! lovely!

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  20. Wow you sure got a lot done and each one is beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Thanks for the giveaway too. I've also shared your giveaway on my Giveaway List for sewers & quilters at wowilikethat.com. Thanks again. (debbie at wowilikethat dot com)

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  21. I'm totally impressed with your 2014 accomplishments! No, I didn't get near everything finished that I wanted to make but as you said there is always 2015. Thanks very much for the giveaway! b.j.day68@gmail.com

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  22. Loved seeing all your projects-they are wonderful! You mentioned your Traffic Jam pattern for free-where do I find it, I really like that one a lot!

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  23. You accomplish allot. I'm still stuck in basting. Happy New Year! 24Tangent@gmail.com

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  24. Your projects are amazing! Such beautiful work.
    I bought a sewing machine, took a class and made my first pieced top so I am happy with what I accomplished this year!

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  25. No I didnt:-( I have severe arthritis and neuropathy so there are days I can't do much!!!!!! I am hoping for a better year though!!!!!! sonjasmith76@yahoo.com

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  26. Wow- you got a lot more done than I did. I finished three quilts and two pillows- and was pretty happy with that!
    allisonpogany@gmail.com

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  27. You definitely got a lot accomplished!
    I got quite a few things accomplished, but I always like to get more done =)

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  28. I did not get as much accomplished as I hoped, but this year I have already started planning. I am new at sewing in general, but even newer at quilting. I want to make my first quilt this year. Happy New Year! dawnm1993(at)gmail(dot)com

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  29. No accomplishments in 2014 spent half of the year in the hospital

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  30. I am happy with what I accomplished. It also doesn't feel like much to me (and compared to your list, it isn't!) but I was focusing on making gifts instead of buying them, and I did a smashing job on that! sarah@forrussia.org

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  31. I didn't accomplish that much, but I'm still here, so I guess that's something! Hopefully 2015 will be more fruitful.

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  32. I didn't accomplish half as much as you! I hope to do better in 2015!

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  33. I'm a new sewer/quilter, so at this point any work I do is good work...though in this upcoming year I am really hoping to up my game a do a ton!

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  34. You did wonderful! I had a very good sewing year after a slow start -- hoping to get a quick start this year.

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  35. I need to go through my pictures to see what I did get done this year. I know I finished some ufos and started more!! Thanks Julie

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  36. Wow! You were a busy stitcher in 2014! Awesomely beautiful projects, everyone of them! I did manage to accomplish several things, but if I just finished the binding on about 3 small quilts, I'd be a happier camper. 2015 will be more progressive, for sure. Happy New Year!

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  37. I love stripes. I am old so I just go with the flow. I don't get upset if I don't finish something when someone else thinks I should. My timeline these days. That said I think I got a lot done last year at a reasonable pace.

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  38. Love all your pictures. You have been a busy lady the last year. I didn't get too many things done, but 2015 is going to be my year for getting some UFO's done. We are going to miss you.
    dkrevay@hotmail.com

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  39. Wow - you have quite a lot of finshes to be proud of! Me ... not so much this year but tomorrow is another day and I have some plans to be more organized this year!

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  40. Happy New Year, Doris and all your readers!
    Congratulations on such a successful 2014 and may 2015 be just as plentiful if not more so.
    I joined a Quilting Guild in 2014 and met a whole lot of like minded women. It was really encouraging to discuss my quilting adventures with others who understood my interest. I completed several challenges that were suggested at the meetings and finished a queen sized quilt that I started a couple of years ago. All in all, I accomplished heaps and my skills have improved throughout the year. Lots of fun!
    judybarr at iearn dot org dot au

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  41. Such a consistency u have made. I didnt get my quilt done on last year. I' m just a beginner with a bunch of curiousity.will learn so much from the expert. My email is elfira_lia@yahoo.com.thanks for the chance.

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  42. You have done so many things! I am very impressed :) As I only started sewing in the summer, I don't think I can compare haha! I have made several things this year, but I hope to make many more this coming year! nnonaihr@hotmail.co.uk

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  43. I wanted to try 3 new things last year, and I managed 4. I tried curved piecing, paper piecing, appliqué and free motion quilting.
    jen dot barnard at btinternet dot com

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  44. I did not get nearly as much done as I wanted this year. I was sewing in a corner of my kitchen, but I have moved my sewing room down into our basement apartment! So now I can sew until I drop! :) Hopefully will get a whole lot more done this year.
    craftyccain@gmail.com

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  45. Yes I accomplished a lot in 2014, Three I Spy quilts, 9 purses, clothes for my 2 year old granddaughter and much more.
    Also Is that a MSU Bears quilt I noticed. I live in southern MO and both of my children graduated from MSU!

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  46. I am lucky to have a lot of time that I can spend quilting, so I am pleased with how much I accomplished. I've had a break for some holiday travel and now I'm ready to start 2015 projects.

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  47. I really didn't finish many projects last year, but I opened my own business and have spent more time there and less time at home.

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  48. Given that I had a baby in 2014, I suppose I got as much done as could be expected. I would have loved to have done more, and hopefully in 2015 I will! I still have a whole swag of fabric sitting on my sewing room floor waiting to be cut out/sewn up...

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  49. I picked up this wonderful hobby this past year, so I feel pretty good about what I finished! I finished the quilt tops for my twin boys the day before they were born. I also made a casserole carrier, apron, and jewelry roll, all gifts.

    I have two specific quilts that I would like to make this year, and I am sure that other projects will come along!

    Jackiethompson323(at)gmail.com

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  50. I accomplished quite a bit this past year and now that my sewing room is organized better , I am sure I will create lots of items and quilts this year, off to a good start already, onto my 3rd baby quilt in 2 weeks. Thanks for the chance to win.
    rhona45@hotmail.com

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  51. You had a lot of finishes! I did not have as many as I needed, but that just means there'll be that many more finishes this year! :)

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  52. WOW you are amazing! Seriously. I just love your Geese Circling New York wall hanging. And, no, I never accomplish nearly what I would like darnit!

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  53. I am so impressed! I have no idea how you managed so much in a year! Chapeau.
    I would have liked to have made a lot more quilts in 2014 but I am planning to make up for it this year!

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  54. I never accomplish as much as I would like, but I did accomplish more than I realistically thought I would! You have accomplished an AMAZING number of beautiful projects!!

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  55. 2014 was a very busy year for me. I plan on incorporating a lot more time on what I would like to do this year. Thanks for the chance.

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