Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Have You Ever?
1. Taken a quilting class
2. Paper pieced- yes-I've taught it to others
3. Hand quilted-
4. Hand pieced-yes but I wish I was more focused
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-does starting count?
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 our your 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
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- just practicing so far
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-this blog, although it's about a lot of other stuff too.
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 I love this site
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-does part of my bedroom and part of my kitchen count?
61 hide a fabric purchase-not anymore though it's a silly thing to do since my husband collects toy and antique trains-He always says I couldn't begin to spend as much on fabric as he has on trains so no problemo.
62 finished making a holiday gift before July
63 made a landscape quilt
64 made a quilt using a book from the library
65 worked with someone else to make a quilt-baby quilt for a young woman my quilt group knows
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- no but I enjoy that site and love those blocks
72 Made a miniature quilt-that's how I began quilting by getting a copy of Miniature Quilts mag. which has unfortunately gone out of business. I have made many minis and given many away as gifts.
73 watch QNN - quilters news network-seen it a few times-neat idea
73 subscribe to a quilting magazine from your own country-Quilters Newsletter(not so good anymore, dropped my subscription and Miniature Quilts-see above
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-wish there were more locally-I have to travel a bit to get to my nearest one.
80 travelled more than 100 miles to go to a quilt shop-my husband used to think we travelled to see the sites-now he just looks for the nearest quilt shop when planning a trip.
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- still working on Judy's first quilt for an hour on Sunshine Quilts.
83 make comments on someone's quilting blog- yes indeed, that's how I made quilting artist friends on line.
84 meet a quilter in person after only having talked online
85 had a quilting retreat in your home
86 own quilting software-EQ-5
87 made a quilt you designed on your quilting software
88 done any quilt research - history, interviewing quilters, etc.- along with being a quilter I'm a history buff and bookaholic so I have a number of history books about quilting
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-for my husbands 50th
94 made a pastel quilt
95 made a quilt using brights
96 made a quilt using ethnic fabric from another country - African, Asian, etc.-I have a huge collection of asian fabric.
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-I have a huge collection of civil war 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

1 comment:

Deb R said...

Wow, that IS long! Interesting though.

(I've done almost everything on there. It'd be easier for me to list the ones I haven't done!)