I've joined a group on Flickr that is dedicated to finishing a project each month this year, A Lovely Year of Finishes. Wouldn't it be nice to have lots of finished projects, more room for new ones!!
Because it is month by month I think it will be easier to plan and set realistic goals for that particular month. Better than having a vague plan of what I want to do for the whole year; it's way too easy to put things off till later, later, too late.
So, my goal for January 2013 is to add the next round to my Medallion quilt. This is what it looks like right now:
With this quilt I am following the tutorials of the Medallion Quilt Along by Anita of Bloomin' Workshop. I started in June 2010. The last round I added was round 8b, so this month I want to tackle round 9, which consists of flying geese. It is the best border of the whole quilt (I think) so it shouldn't be a problem to work on it. On the other hand, I will have to make 112 flying geese units, which means 112 large triangles, 224 small triangles, 4 corner units consisting of 5 pieces: 356 pieces of fabric to sew onto the existing quilt... So even though the quilt won't be finished after this round, I think it will be an accomplishment nontheless. Who knows, I might do the last few borders in the months to come. One border at a time.
I'm starting tomorrow! Everything I need is already standing next to my sewing table.
I'm linking up to the linky party at Fiber of All Sorts. You can link up your own goals for this month there too (and read more details about prizes and such).