Friday, 22 April 2016

NEARLY INSANE UFO CATCH UP

My resolutions this year was to finish some UFOs. Unfortunately I didn't get March's UFO done.there was just too much happening with hubby. I might get to it this month. I did manage to baste it ready for quilting though... Fingers crossed I can catch up.
Anyway this month I am to try and get something done on my Nearly Insane quilt.
Well, yes I have started.
I got the box out and I couldn't even remember what I have done.
Here is my chart of the blocks I have already completed. I started this with the Kilmore Quilters group back in Ocober 2013. I kept up until October 2014. Then my mum was put into hospital and my sewing time decreased. Unfortunately my mum passed away in March 2015 and I didn't do much sewing. So now I have decided to do some more on this quilt. Members from the group have finished and I will get there one day.
Here is where I was at... Half the blocks are done.
My plan and how many blocks I've done
 I thought I would get the blocks out and see what they look like.
Pieces and blocks laid out to see where I am up to.

 I decided to start sewing the quilt top together as I had already cut out the sashings and corner stones.
2 rows sewn together

 I sewed a few rows together and I am missing some ends. So the next step is to fill in the corners. I am happy so far with my progress . 3 side blocks need to be done before I go any further.
Waiting for some side blocks.
Nearly Insne

8 comments:

  1. Love what you've done on this quilt so far Jo. Gorgeous fabrics

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  2. Hi Jo ,wow it looks great ,you will get it finished my friend,,each little bit helps ,enjoy your long weekend and see you soon my friend xx

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  3. Looks a lot of work. Just take it slowly. Called "biting the elephant " I believe!

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  4. Jo, what a great project to pick up again, I think that you have chosen a good way to pick it up again - sewing it up in rows will really inspire you to finish it now, I am sure.

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  5. I love love love your color selection for this amazing quilt! You did have a lot going on back then and still managed to get a ton done. I love watching your quilt projects progress. You must be nearly insane to be doing that quilt along with Dear Jane.

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  6. Your "Nearly Insane" quilt will look amazing when you have it finished..Worth all your work...

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  7. I applaud you for even thinking of doing this quilt, it looks so complex. Good luck with your progress on it. Love the colours.

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  8. Wow it's going to be gorgeous !!!

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