Tuesday, 20 December 2016

2016: A Creative Review


It is always nice to look back and see what one has achieved in a year. I may not have been as productive this year as in others, but am still very pleased with what I have created.  Here is a review of my finished makes for 2016:
  • Jeweled kaleidoscope mini quilt -pattern from here
  • my first foray back into making clothing saw me make the A-line Barcelona skirt
  • an EPP Liberty Sew together Bag
  • A Nani Iro infinity scarf
  • the quilt top for mum's reversible quilt - Morocco pattern from here
  • the Rocky Shore to Sky quilt for my brother
  • an EPP AMH pillow
  • my second attempt at an item of clothing, the Sorbetto top
  • a feather pillow for Miss B
  • I finished the EPP cartwheel pillow started last year
  • My big finish was my Scrappy Sampler Quilt
  • my big bold beautiful Liberty Bloomsbury - has been bound, and partially quilted, so I am saying effectively a finish.
So what am I working on next year
  • still more blocks for my seaglass sampler quilt
  • finishing the hand quilting on my Liberty Bloomsbury quilt
  • maybe another EPP project
  • another hand sewn felt ornament in the 12 Days of Christmas swap with my sister
  • a new applique project with my sister - this will involve felt, embroidery, fabric and no doubt a little muttering as I unpick things.
  • hopefully a couple of new additions to my wardrobe.
  • piecing my city sampler blocks into a quilt top 
Linking up to My Makes of 2016 at Say Little Hen

12 comments:

  1. Gosh you've made a lot Julie! I stared for several minutes at that collage of your lovely sewing. I especially love the Scrappy Sampler Quilt - it's so colourful and interesting to look at!

    Thanks for joining in, it was lovely to see a round-up of your year of crafting.

    Sarah x

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  2. A lovely collection of finishes! I especially like your Liberty quilt, beautiful! A successful & creative year Julie.

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  3. Gorgeous collection Julie - I'm very impressed!

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  4. You have had a great creative year, many lovely goodies, here's to next year!

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  5. You've made some lovely things this year Julie! Don't forget the three Christmas decorations you made me too! I love the look of your 2017 list too! The felt, embroidery, fabric ones sounds intriguing!

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  6. Well done Julie! You've made some lovely things this yeat. That's a lot considering how much baking and gardening you do too.

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  7. Wow, such a wonderful achievement, you certainly have completed some lovely things this year. I love all your baking too. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and best wishes for the New Year.

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  8. You were very productive! And you've made so many gorgeous things!

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  9. Lovely to see this collection of your makes for the year and you are all ready to go for 2017 with your list of projects.

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  10. You have done many beautiful quilts and clothes. This has been a good year of you :)

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  11. So many beautiful makes Julie - have a lovely Christmas!

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  12. Amazing!!! Well done my friend! I remember the beautiful skirt. :-) I wanted one after you posted your finished project. ;-)

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