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Sunday, 10 August 2008

And so it begins......

... my first post to my blog! This is my new journal about life, the universe and everything, as an Australian expat living in Germany. I am a Quilter and budding Writer.

The lists off to the side are my "helpers". Recently I joined the Stashbusters yahoo quilters group. One focus of the group is to get your UFOs (un-finished objects) finished. If you do not have one finish per quarter, then you risk being crowned the UFO Queen. To help myself, I made the list on the left. It's been a great feeling to complete a few projects and use them. Because this is not the total list of projects, I have found that I can stay focussed and not get lost in the myriad of choices in my sewing room.

I have also added my list of Creative Writing items that I want to stop being UFOs. The pieces have come about from my fabulous writing group - Writing Women. We meet regularly to discuss and critique each others work, as well as looking at publication options, helpful hints, query letters and all of things required to "make it" in the tough world out there.

I have a lot of great quilt projects started and some first drafts of short stories, so I want to get total completion and have the pleasure of the finished item whether it's for reading or show!

4 comments:

kjquilts said...

Welcome to blogland! I would love to see some pictures of your finishes!

Bizarre Quilter said...

Wow! I am so proud of you!
I can't wait until you have links to your finished projects.
Loz in Oz

Clare said...

Welcome to Blogland. Looking forward to seeing photos of quilts and your part of Germany.

Sharyn said...

Your Window quilt is lovely, and welcome to blogging!
Sharyn/KalamaQuilts