Wednesday, September 6, 2017

WIP Wednesday - No Time For Procrastination!

There may be no time for it, but I still manage to do it!  Last night's procrastination was actually cleaning and organizing, so I can finally see the top of my cutting table again!  In the process of cleaning I also ran across several more half finished now I have a Next In Line (NIL) pile...
Probably the last time I'll see the top of my table until mid February...
I also joined a '30 in 30' challenge to make 30 hooded towels or other things with the peeker embroidery patterns I have by the end of the far I'm 2 in and only 4 behind!  I definitely have enough patterns and maybe even enough towels? 
Mermaid from Ohana Appliques
Baby Groot!

Current Projects:

this is where I have to wrestle the purse under the foot...I could use about 3 more hands at this point
  • Fiona's Freeway sew along - Almost done!  Just strap, connectors, bottom, and put it all together!
  • Teacher purse - Hosta Hobo ( fabrics all picked out, patterns printed and half cut out, missed the start of school deadline!)
  • Swoon Sydney messenger bags for birthday presents (from April and May...)
  •  Request for a 'small purse' for my youngest who has outgrown her Frozen Serendipity Hip...time to find it a new home!
  • Finish clematis that were cut at the same time as the swap one (3)
  • Storm Trooper shirt for me (super cute pattern, hopefully doesn't emphasize my 'mom bod')

Current Crochet Projects:

  • WeeBee baby doll  - Just needs some face details, and maybe a swimsuit to wear when she's not in her tail...bikini sort of works...made up my own pattern and it's interesting...
  • Chunky Unicorn Blanket - almost finished up to the hood, then just ears, horn, and fringe!
  • C2C (corner to corner) baby doll blanket crochet with some random scarfie yarn - Need to figure out what hook I was using...
  • Mermaid tail towel, 2 skeins of yarn into this, I must be doing something wrong because it's not THAT big yet and I only have 2 or 3 more skeins to go.
  • Started working on cowls for the fall because they are mindless and fast...but I really should totally finish them, not leave them with tails and button-less...
  • Started a princess dress style blanket - hoping it's fast! (yes, ANOTHER project...) - Actually over halfway done!

Next Projects: (orders and using up fabric)

  • Handkerchief Purse
  • Bag of the Month - Done 2 so far, the Minifacto and the Starlet Clutch, I think I need to do at least 2 more before the end of the year
  • custom knit leggings - Harry Potter marauder's map, maybe some 'exercise' ones?  
  • Tote bags using my coffee panels - India Swoon Pattern?
  • Baby quilt - Jungle Path pattern
  • Ruched Shirt
  • Baby mermaid gown - Found the fabric!  Maybe I'll just make one for fun since the Niece is already past the newborn size...
  • snuggle/lap quilts using reading quotes and flannel backs

UFO list:  

Fast finishes (hopefully)

  1. Crayon Rolls - precut and ready to be sewn
  2. Buttons on cowls
  3. Several random crochet hats that need ends woven in/buttons attached
  4. Replace stripped screws on Alice in Wonderland Daryl's Drive fixed one, need to get more screws because they are disappearing...
  5. Embroidered Fox pillow cover - just needs the back cut and sewn!

 Ready to go, but will take a bit more effort projects:

  1. Doctor Who Pick a Pocket - Now that I've made several of these, I should be able to finish this one quickly, if I ever pull it out
  2. Goldfish Lovey - fish is made, bowl is mostly made, needs put together
  3. Dragon Lovey - pieces and the blanket done
  4. Wisteria Wallets - 2 cut and ready to be assembled 
  5. Bella II in Tula Pink Foxfield - outside is done, inside is cut and waiting for me to finish
  6. Sea turtle crochet lovey
  7. Crochet Worgen 
  8. Alice in Wonderland Bonnie 
  9. Tulip pouches - have some cut out (pattern)
  10. Crochet Giraffe photographer  

Want to make - list:

  1. Legendary Quilt pattern pillow
  2. Pokemon quilts with custom fabric
  3. Shirts for myself using the custom knit (Harry Potter Ugly sweater fabric)
  4. Shirts/pants/leggings for my kids with the custom knits
  5. Purses with the custom knits (need to research the best way to stabilize) 
  6. Embroidered kitchen towels
  7. Peeker hooded towels  
  8. Giant vintage star quilts - Star Wars and Princesses
  9. zip around crayon rolls

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