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Please bear with me while I whine...

....I'm bored. Bored. Bored. Bored. I want to be home making something- anything! But, I'm not. I'm here. Thinking of all the things I could be at home making and am not. It's so hard for me to just sit without something to keep me busy. I've made a list of things I could be working on. I thought I would share it.

In Progress Projects-
1. Anna's Very Hungry Caterpillar Quilt (finished top- need funds for batting, backing and binding)
2. Scrappy Nine Patch Quilt (same deal- finished top- need funds)
3. Birds and Trees Fabric Bundles (all assembled, waiting for display quilt to be done before posting for sale on Etsy)
4. Birds and Trees Etsy Quilt (cut, about 1/3 pieced)
5. Birds and Trees Keeper Quilt (really just a vague idea and scraps of fabric at this point)
6. Hedera Socks (about 2/3rds of a sock to go)
7. Granny Square Baby Blanket (depressing number of rounds still to go)
8. Lace Shawl (wow, probably a year since I worked on this one- not sure I could actually locate the shawl, both needles and the pattern)

Christmas Gifts-
1. Teal Quilt for MIL (all cut, almost halfway pieced)
2. Something for the girls- right now I'm thinking dolls from this pattern.
That is it! I am determined to not add to this particular list. If you want someone handmade- put in your orders now for next Christmas.

Planned Projects-
1. Raven/Nevermore Wall hanging (so what if its Halloween today- its not too late!)
2. Tree Wall hanging (love this tutorial!)
3. Hungry Caterpillar Baby Quilt (might as well- I have plenty of fabric left)
4. A "Pretty Thing" cowl for me. (here)
5. A "Pretty Thing" in red for a gift for someone who will remain nameless for now.
6. Black, White and Pink baby quilt for Etsy (maybe quilt kits to sell as well. This pattern. Just need to start slowly collecting pinks and black and whites.
7. Some more fabric covered button barrettes for Anna- just because she loves them.

Vague Notions-
1. A Queen Sized Quilt for Brendan and I (the desire for a new quilt for our bed is as far as I've gotten with this one.
2. New dresses for the girls since they are outgrowing the last ones I made them.
3. A quilt made out of 4 and 20 of the crow blocks I used for the Halloween wall hanging.
4. A quilt using the last of my precious Heather Ross Happy Campers fabric.

Christmas Decorations and Such-
1. A Peg People Nativity Scene
2. Soft Trees
3. Stockings- sewn? knit? I don't know.
4. Christmas Fabric tiered skirts for the girls
5. Button tree
6. Some kind of advent calendar

And now you should have some sort of idea of the depths of my madness. Crafting is not really a hobby with me anymore. It's an addiction, an obsession, a compulsion. A list like this could keep me busy for quite a long time. If only I were at home with my crafty supplies. Sigh.


Jenny said…
Okay, I totally LOVE the pattern for the dolls you're thinking about making the girls for Christmas. Mental note: If/when I have a little girl, commission Trina to make me one...or two!
Joybeth said…
You're so cute Trina. :)
Snell said…
You have so many projects. I love it! They always turn out super cute too.
Brittany said…
Funny, I've got a peg people nativity set on my list this year! Along with a million other things.

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