Wednesday, 1 January 2014

2014 - A New Year



So 2013 is now history, and I have a new year to start a fresh with.  Things will be different for me this year, I will be a working mum and wife - at this point I am unsure as to how many hours per week, because it is casual work, but hopefully it will be enough to bring a little extra income in,  and I will still have time to do the things I enjoy and be there for my family.

I haven't set myself any personal goals or resolutions this year, however I do have a few sewing/crafting goals I want to achieve:
  • to make my son's recycled shirt quilt - in time for his 11th birthday in February 2015
  • to finish my Jacobs Ladder Quilt - that I started in December 2013
  • to bind my place mats started last year, so we can actually use them this year
  • to make as many birthday and Christmas gifts as I can
  • to participate in a couple of Flickr swaps which challenge my sewing skills (at least a little bit)
  • to learn to knit in the round (this is carried over from last year)
What goals have you set yourself this year?

4 comments:

  1. Happy New Year Julie!! What a gorgeous array of fabric. Like your list of things to do this year ... good luck!!

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  2. Happy New Year! My crafty goal for the year is to get over my fear of trying FMQ :-)

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  3. Happy New Year to you Julie! Hope this year works out we'll for you with the balance of work/life goes smoothly for you. I have a big goal this year of getting my upholstery business up and running.

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  4. Hey Julie, Happy New Year! I hope you're new job is going well. I love the fabric in the first shot. I have several resolutions, too - finish a sweater I started a year ago and challenge myself with more difficult quilting patterns. I hope we can both reach some of our goals. (You will pick up knitting in the round fairly quickly, I think.)

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