Friday is the start of our annual friends and family quilt retreat. Whereas last year we went to Lou Ann's in Iowa, this year they're coming out here and we're staying at Minglewood Lodge, which is owned by The Quilted Moose. I've been sitting in my quilting area trying to figure out what to work on, or more importantly, the order of what to work on. I'm torn between finishing up some of those UFO's listed off to the side and starting a new project. Here's what's on my list so far:
1- Runaround Bag: I use this for my purse and have been using the same one since I made it, which looking back in the blog, was nearly two years ago. I have two fabrics from the Make Life line by Sweetwater picked out to use.
2- Verna Tablerunner: I already made one of these for my mom. When I was working on it, I started another. It's already sandwiched and I've started the quilting on it. It just needs to be finished.
3- Annaliese's curtains: Poor girl has an east-facing room and gets the sun nice and early in there. I'd like to make something that looks like this, but not necessarily follow the pattern.
4- Ian's tractor quilt: It needs borders and to be sandwiched (I despise that part of the quilting process), and then quilted. If I don't get it sandwiched before Friday, I may not take it...
5- Christmas tree skirt: I've had the pattern for about 5 years, and every year at Christmas I tell Darrin, "Next year we'll have my tree skirt under there." I'd actually like to shock him and have it under the tree this year. It's a diamond log cabin quilt-as-you-go skirt.
So, please advise what order you think I should do them in. Do I finish up the Verna and Ian's quilt? Or do I work on the tree skirt, which is what I'm excited to do? Make the curtains for my little girl? Update the look of my purse? I might add that after this weekend I have to focus on getting some baby gifts made. I'd take them along, but the mommy-to-be will be there... So, if this was your list, what would your plan of attack be?