Picking (Up) The Low-hanging Fruit

My plan to sort through the piles is working, and I think I’ve hit on the “organizational” scheme that will see me through. I’m working on the piles on the floor near my sewing machine. I can see them, reach them, and I’ll have instant feedback of success because there won’t be as much to leap over. This week I am working on two class projects that I determined from the beginning would become donation quilts. This is what the basket class project became:t

I found a cute flannel for the back, and decided to machine applique some of the animals in and around the baskets.

The binding is a stripe I had thought would make a good handle fabric. It didn’t, but I still wanted to use it, so binding it is. The top is busy enough that I did an overall loopedy-loop quilting design. The quilt is labeled and ready to donate, I’ve put away all the leftover fabrics, and I’m ready to start the next project. Is this what progress feels like?

Luck and wisdom!

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4 Responses to “Picking (Up) The Low-hanging Fruit”

  1. Elaine Schmitz Says:

    Is that a skunk in that basket or an oddly stripped kitty? Whatever, it made me smile after a very aggravating morning. Thanks!!

  2. timetowritenow Says:

    Congrats, Lani for finding a way to get things done! Cute project makes a nice donation.

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