Tuesday, January 1, 2013

A BIT OF--

Organizing today--
I took this mess--
On this side of the rocker and cleaned it up--
had lots of floss to put in the right boxes and on the right hooks--
need to get all nicely clean and organized for 2013 and all the stitching things I want to do--
see that basket on the floor by the lamp???
No that one has miss gracies toys in it--
the one next to that--that is all my counted cross stitch projects for 2013 for the
Crazy challenge I am in-- I published the list on my workbasket site and another finish for today!!!!
and now look--
Much much--- better now I got me some good light--
had trouble seeing whether I was quilting or cross stitching--
time will tell if this is going to really work!!!!


OK--
Here it is--
Di's challenge for 2013--
I am doing a 2 month challenge this time--
with a 'subject' for each 2 month period-
you can do one project or a dozen--
this is just to help you get some gifts/or personnel items made
that are on our forever "want to do" list--
January and February is wool months--
    you can make what ever you want--any size project you want in wools
March and April is Kitchen months--
    make aprons, dish towels,pot holders, on and on the list goes--
    can use what ever medium you want--can even make soap!!!!
May and June is cotton months--
    can do any craft you choose or even finish something these 2 months--
    like I know  I have tote bags cut and lots of bom blocks that need finishing--
July and August is personnel months--
    make purses, wallets, tote bags, table runners, pincushions--
    again--can use any type fabric here--or medium
September and October is fiber months--
   make fleece mittens or blankets, or knit dish cloths or crochet a scarf--
   and yes, fabric counts!!!
November and December is 'finish' months--
   finish off what ever is not finished!!!!
   and make some baked goods for gift baskets!!!


I figure those that live where you are in the real hot months now--you can start where ever you want--
want you all to keep your cool!!!!

Well--let me know what you think--
and please be honest here--
well--be kindly honest--OK??????
Hugs, love, Di and miss gracie
  


10 comments:

  1. I think this is a great list, Di! I can make it work with other lists, too, but it gives me some direction. I just happen to have a couple of wool projects in my pile, so I'll get started in the next couple of days!

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  2. Love your list Di, and being very kindly honest here :) Just one problem... I don't think I have any wool... will need to wait till I get to Oz in Feb to do that - good thing we get two months!
    lv,
    Joy xxx

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  3. Count me in! With two months for each project I might (!) be able to keep up :-)

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  4. Love your list of suggestions! And 2 months on each project sounds good,so I`ll try my best. Please count me in as well:))

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  5. This is a really good way to do a list - I've already signed up to do '1 item a month' but couldn't think where to start. I think you may have to count me in!!

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  6. Di, this is a great idea. One of the best I've seen on the internet. I think I'll play along - but I don't have any wool. So I'll use felt. Not the same but it will have to do.

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  7. Good luck on your challenges. I'm just going to plod through on those UFOs - at least for a while.

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  8. What a great idea! Please count me in!
    The first challenge should be quite easy as I like to knit :-)

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  9. This is great, two months for each project. I want to join.

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  10. Hello there, I just followed a link to your blog from Oddbjorg at the 'Quiet Corner' and I love the idea of two months per project.......very do-able I think, it may also help me with the '13 sweaters in 2013' challenge at the same time.

    A fab idea and a lovely blog.

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