Thursday, 6 September 2012

I am in desperate need of some organisation and direction in my project making! I have SO many ideas that I never follow through, it makes it very easy to become disheartened by it all. I would love to take a whole week off of work to plough through some of the many ideas I have.

I get so frustrated because at work in the office I verge on being too organised and proactive. I would love to transfer this into my home office! I think I'm going to stop buying new supplies, patterns and books until I have completed the following;

Three half made quilts in the office.
Cushion cover for my uhmazingly comfy new sofa friend.
A wearable piece from the countless reams of fabrics I own (peach chiffon dress anyone??!!)
Make up bag from the remnants of my gorge Liberty print cotton (although I do need some felt for this one)

This feels like enough to keep me going to be honest. I love that I now have a fully fledge stash of fabrics at my disposal for whenever inspiration strikes, but it is such a waste to have it all just sitting there collecting dust.

So here's to being more creatively proactive and to filling my life with homemade goodies!


Sarah xx

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

26 years, 52 squares - Week 2 & 3

I've done it! And more importantly it's on time, well one of them is!

The first is last weeks square, and I won't lie, I don't love it. I think that 3 rows of the same colour is just too bulky and much. I added a black border which I think saved it.

I thought about cheating and starting again, but that really didn't feel in the vein of the project. Not every week I have is going to be the best and I can't just start that all again!

Week 3 is my first experimentation with multi coloured wool. I'd not tried it before as I'd thought it was all a bit too dippy hippy for me. Well I'm so pleased I have it a go because I really love the result! It's definitely inspired me for a future projects, particularly presents.

As it happens this week has been pretty good, Lord Henry is in his castle and Lady Charlotte is on her way. I'm so in love with him already that I can't wait for her to arrive.

I have also decided that I am going to start piecing the squares together straight away. Massive projects can really overwhelm me so it's important for me to develop a way to work an get things finished.

So here's to me being productive and setting s**t done and to lots of bunny cuddles!

Love you tons like sticky buns

Sarah xx