I struggled to narrow this group down to one goal as I had loads of ideas and things I want to do for my 'development' doing things I love. After much consideration I decided to focus on expanding my skills in my newest hobby - Quilting. So my 'Me' goal for 2011 is:
To complete (piece, sash, quilt and bind) a 9 block sampler quilt
I was hoping to do this as part of a class but I don't think we can fit one in in 2011 so instead I am setting it as a challenge to myself. To make it 'SMART' I am going to do it as a Block a Month from Jan to Sept with the remaining months for the sashing, backing, quilting and binding with the goal to have it completed in time for NYE 2011.
I think this will be a great way for me to develop my piecing and quilting knowledge and combined with the MMQG Quilting Bee I think I will end 2011 with more knowledge and confidence in this very satisfying art.
I am thinking about opening this up as a quilt-a-long challenge to anyone out there so if you are interested leave a comment and I will figure out how it is going to work. It will be a fairly simple BOM as my skills are fairly limited at the moment but I hope to choose more complicated blocks towards the end of the quilt a long.
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