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New Projects to make and Ideas to try 2014

New Projects to make and Ideas to try 2014

This is a sort of reverse UFO Zapping! This is a list of things you'd like to make or ideas you'd like to try in the next twelve months. It'll help you remember all those plans. I'll give a prize every month to one person who ticks an item off their list. Remember this is a list of NEW projects or ideas, not old.

Lillianpoppy28/12/2013 21:20:14
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Hello, to add excitement and so I am not just doing ufos, I lose enthusiasm after a while, here is my list of things to do and try.

1. English paper diamond/star quilt.

2. Rail fence quilt.

3. Gnome quilt.

4. Charm pack bag.

5. Bungle jungle quilt.

6. Emily birds and flowers quilt.

7. Nanna flower quilt.

8. Japanese lantern bag.

9. Elephant cushion.

10. I would like to try thermofax screen printing and make something with the fabric I have printed.

I think that will do for the moment. It should all keep me very busy.

Thank you Katy


Brenda in OZ29/12/2013 04:59:47
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I think my challenge will be to come up with as many new ideas as I can for bags!!!

I wake up in the night with ideas going around in my head. Must keep a notepad and pen by the bed.......

Brenda in OZ

Susan M29/12/2013 07:27:05
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Japanese lantern bag sounds interesting. I'm looking for an idea for my Daughter in Law's birthday, perhaps I could give this a try. Where can I see the instructions?

Katy29/12/2013 10:37:29
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I don't know about Japanese Lantern bags either!

I've added all these to the list, Lillian, there's lots of good stuff on your list, and Brenda, we love your bag ideas, so think of lots of them!

Lillianpoppy29/12/2013 15:36:22
156 forum posts
46 photos

Hello Susan and Katy,

The lantern bag is a kit from euro Japan links. It is very cute. Here is a link to the pictures from their website of the bag open and closed. I picked it up at festival last year but didn't get a chance to start it. It come in two sizes. The picture is of the smaller one.

Hope this helps.


JillR29/12/2013 17:07:44
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That's a lovely bag Lillian, look forward to seeing yours soon!!!

Hannah A01/01/2014 14:56:51
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Ohh that lantern bag looks lovely! I've got 3 babies coming next year (unfortunately not mine) so I need to get organised... so hopefully this will help me keep on track with my new projects too

1. Irish Chain Quilt

2. EPP Double Wedding Quilt

3. EPP diamonds lap quilt in 30s repros and lecien old new

4. Baby 3- Books for Baby foundation pieced quilt

5. Baby 1- diaper/messenger bag with baby bits

6. Baby 2- Girlie HST quilt

7. HST and square quilt with green/purple FQ stack

8. Cathedral Windows quilt

9. Something with any (or all) of my Kate Spain Jelly Rolls, Pam Kitty Picnic FQs

Think that's enough for now and I have started my EPP diamonds last night and this morning.

Marlene Hutchinson01/01/2014 15:47:50
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I have been sorting out red/black/white fabrics for the first quilt on my list...also backing and got the drunkards path die and Go machine out ready.....unfortunately I have visitors over the next few days so won't get started until Sunday maybe. Looking forward to it.....I have wanted to do this quilt for 5/6 years! Thanks Katy for starting this post.


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Margaret S01/01/2014 15:50:50
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Today I've started the first one on my list - come up with an idea for the green fabric swap and started cutting it out.


Kerry F02/01/2014 11:17:00
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I've started two of mine I have two other ideas on my list now, but isn't that just how it goes?

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