Tuesday, 31 October 2006

Quilting Meme

Thanks again to Shelina. Being a relatively new quilter I won't have done a lot on this list, but it gives me some goals to work to (and we all know about me and goals don't we! LOL) Have You Ever? 1. Taken a quilting class 2. Paper pieced 3. Hand quilted 4. Hand pieced 5. Created your own pattern 6. Published a pattern in a magazine or book 7. Gone on a quilting retreat 8. Gone to a quilting convention 9. Met someone who wrote a quilting book 10 combined your quilting with some other craft 11. Done any three dimensional quilting - like fabric origami 12. Made something using Thimbleberries fabric 13. Made something using batiks 14. Dyed your own fabric 15. Made a landscape hanging 16 Made a New York Beauty quilt 17 Made a baby quilt 18 Made a wall hanging 19 Made a journal quilt 20 Submitted your journal quilt for viewing 21 Made a fabric postcard 22 Made a artistic trading card (ATC) 23 Exchanged artistic trading cards 24. Mailed your own postcard 25. Made a lap quilt 26 Made a twin size quilt 27 Made a full size quilt 28 Made a queen size quilt 29 Made a king size quilt 30 Donated a quilt to charity (Does Qs 4 L count?) 31 Sent a quilt out to a quilter 32 Thrown away a UFO 33 Given away a UFO 34 Cut up a UFO and made something else with it 35 Ripped fabric instead of cutting it 36 Made a quilt exactly like the pattern, with no changes whatsoever 37 Done any Sashiko 38 Quilted your own quilt 39 Did free motion quilting 40 Put any embroidery or beads on your quilt 41 Given away your quilt to a stranger 42 Swapped fabric 43 swapped blocks 44 participated in a round robin 45 participated in an ostritch round robin 46 kept a journal about your quilting 47 written a letter to someone who made an antique quilt 49 kept a blog about your quilting 50 participated in a gift exchange 51 sent a quilting random act of kindness 52 joined a newsgroup about quilting 53 made a quilt using a pattern from quilterscache 54 joined an online block of the month 55 made a block of the month quilt 56 subscribed to a fabric of the month club 57 bought fabric at an online store 58 bought fabric from ebay 59 own more than one sewing machine 60 have a room dedicated solely to sewing 61 hide a fabric purchase 62 finished making a holiday gift before July 63 spent more than $200 in one quilt shopping trip 64 made a quilt using a book from the library 65 worked with someone else to make a quilt 66. joined a quilt guild 67 become president of a quilt guild 68 taught a quilting class 69 helped someone else get the quilting bug 70 taught a child to sew 71 made a Dear Jane block 72 Made a miniature quilt 73 watch QNN - quilters news network 73 subscribe to a quilting magazine from your own country 74 subscribe to a quilting magazine from another country 75 buy fabric from another country 76 swapped completed quilts with someone else 77 asked for quilting help online 78 gone to a quilt shop to ask for quilting help 79 bought fabric at a local quilt shop 80 traveled more than 100 miles to go to a quilt shop 81 used nontraditional fabric for a quilt - something other than cotton or flannel 82 made a quilt using instructions given to you on a blog 83 make comments on someone's quilting blog 84 meet a quilter in person after only having talked online 85 had a quilting retreat in your home 86 own quilting software 87 made a quilt you designed on your quilting software 88 done any quilt research - history, interviewing quilters, etc. 89 had any quilt related subject published anywhere 90 donated a quilt to a museum 91 bought a quilt from a thrift store 92 made a quilt using fabric from a thrift store 93 made a quilt using photos 94 made a pastel quilt 95 made a quilt using brights 96 made a quilt using ethnic fabric from another country - African, Asian, etc. 97 made a quilt using leftover blocks from other quilts 98 had your quilt in a magazine, newspaper, newsletter, TV, etc. 99. submitted your quilt to a quilt show 100. won any ribbons with your quilts 101 had more finished quilts than UFOs 102 made a quilt using reproduction fabrics 103 took a break from quilting that was longer than a year 104 made money with your quilting 105 had a job in the fabric / quilting industry


Shelina said...

Clare, looks to me like you've done quite a lot. I'm especially impressed that you created your own pattern and made a quilt out of thrift store fabric.

Bingo~Bonnie said...

I raise my glas to you for being able to bold #101!!! Good for you - you go girl! :c) ~Bonnie

Fiona said...

I'm not even going to attempt this meme (though I love it) - the lack of opportunity to bolden (is that a word?)anything might give me an inferiority complex ;-)