While I am sure that many of us who create AND blog will be doing a post such as this – I am equally sure that these types of posts are so important. Not only does this compile a years’ worth of memories, just writing a recap of the year helps me to put all I have done into focus.
With this being said, I find that by breaking down 2015 I am able to plan better for the coming year.
So, let’s dive into all this with lots of pictures! (a full gallery is at our main site GALLERY)
Above are a few personal and customer quilts that stand out this year. This is only a handful of the quilts completed in 2015.
I also had the unique opportunity of assisting a customer with the restoration of their family’s heirloom quilts. I was so honored to be a part of this process.
Another rewarding project was to donate a raffle quilt to our local Veteran’s group.
Not all my quilting was for others this year. While I had gone to lots of shops the year before collecting patterns for the Row By Row Experience, this was the first year that I actually completed a quilt and presented it to a local shop. I had so much fun!
The prizes I won (all fabric of course) spawned two more quilts.
Rainbow Time – Double Hourglass Quilt (this quilt was a gift to my daughter this Christmas)
Hippie Rainbow Flowers Quilt (this quilt was so much fun to design and make)
These projects are but highlights of a whirlwind year! While my priority is always client projects, I also found time to do some custom sewing and crafting for family as well:
The images below did not make it into an actual blog post, but were so much fun to create!
Lastly, I do want to thank all my friends – locally and across the country – for all their input on different projects. The Facebook group Gotta Love Quilting! is a fabulous bunch of wonderful folk that provide advice, encouragement and sometimes lots of laughs! Also, because this is a closed group, I am able to share images of projects with their creators without the posts showing up on their feed. When quilts are meant as gifts, this can be a perfect way to share without over-sharing.
I just can’t wait to see what 2016 holds!! – How was your 2015?