Friday, January 1, 2016

Let's get this party started!

I don't know if you've noticed yet or not, but the Quilty 365 button has appeared in my sidebar.
Because I started on New Year's Eve.


Well, for some definitions of started.  No actual applique has been done yet, but a shape decision was made (fat orange peels!) and a template drawn up, and I picked fabrics two days in a row.
(Notice how neatly I'm killing two birds with one stone - I'd been wanting to do an orange peel quilt, and I'd been wanting to join Quilty 365.  All about the efficiency, me.)
So let's see how long I can keep this up.
So far, so good.


Linking to Audrey's January linkup, even though my progress is pretty pitiful.  Come see what the real people have done so far!

16 comments:

Quilting Babcia said...

A start is a start is a start, you're on your way and your "elongated circles" are going to look great.

scraphappy said...

What a fun orange peel shape. Ive just finished one, but it wasn't nearly as cute and fat. Two days down, just a few more to go!

The Joyful Quilter said...

Not THIS year!!! I would like to do the Quilty 365 thing, but I've got enough on my plate for 2016. I wish you TONS of stitching FUN!!

Cynthia Brunz Designs said...

I am joining in the fun too. Lots of circles will be in my future!

deb @ frugal little bungalow said...

You are brilliant. I have orange peels going for Rainbow Scrap Challenge and it'll be forever until I am done / I should have thought of this ha ha ! :)

Marly said...

Nothing like killing two birds with one stone, Gayle! This is going to be a fun year with overflowing scrap bins and circular, or ellipsed in your case, creativity!

CosoQueTeCoso said...

Muy original con tus cáscaras de naranja.

audrey said...

Perfect! I love it when two projects merge into one so seamlessly (no pun intended!). Audrey

liniecat said...

Smart thinking that, chunky peels!
A great idea lol

Cathy said...

Oh, off to a good start I see with the two birds, one stone thing! I love seeing all the Quilty 365 interpretations!

JoanG said...

Two minds that think alike! I also am choosing to make orange peels this year for quilty 365. An orange peel quilt has been on my bucket list, so this was serendipity.

Chantal L. said...

Looks like I had missed this post. Glad I found it and got to see this new project. As Kathy would say: Are you suffering from the "Startitis" my friend? You have the unbearable urge to "start" new projects? lol. It looks like sooooo much fun but I have to resist, have to resist! Too many projects, too little time. AAAAaaahhhh! :^{
Enjoy and I will enjoy yours, with you. ;^)

Wendy Caton Reed said...

I love the orange peel idea. Hmmm, I think you have inspired a new project for me in 2017!

Patti Kilcullen said...

You are brilliant. I had the same idea, but I haven't started, so you are also awesome. I am going to try to start this weekend.

Shasta Matova said...

Yah! Welcome to the 365 family! Lucky for me, a circle quilt was in my plans already, but then ahead so is an orange peel quilt!

Debbie said...

This is going to be great. I just finished an orange peel....and loved it.