I have always been a terrible procrastinator, especially during my high school and college days. Just ask my mom.
My motto was, "The only difference between a bad student and a good one is that the good student is more skilled at procrastinating."
I still sometimes live by that motto. It's certainly how I had been managing my sewing projects. I usually don't feel motivated to make any progress on big projects until I'm under the wire...
Lately, I've been trying a different approach. I try to sew a little bit (an hour or two) every day. I can't always make that happen, but most days I can accomplish a couple small things - pinning squares together to prep for chain piecing, trimming my half-square triangles, etc. Over the last week or two, I am beginning to reap the benefits of that slow and steady progress.
I'm definitely feeling more successful. Wanna see?!
My Barn Door Quilt is coming along!
The lighting is a little bit off - I promise my walls are not pink... I didn't have time to take any photos until after our Cub Scout activity tonight, and the sun had gone down.
This picture is probably the closest to the true coloring of the quilt:
I am loving working with Dowry. It is such beautiful fabric! I worry that this quilt might be just a little...or a LOT busy. I'm hoping once it's bigger, the tone difference between the dark and light fabrics will help calm things down a bit. If not, I will still like it.
I even took some time the other night to get working (finally) on my Lighthouse baby quilt for a friend at work.
I managed to get most of the A sections chain pieced. Next will be pressing and trimming. It's going well so far. I'm not sure paper piecing is my thing, but we'll see how I feel after I make a little more progress.
Linking up with Lee.