Tuesday, 10 January 2012

10 things: Creative Goals 2012 ...

1. To make curtains for Lily's bedroom. So this might not be the most creative goal, but I've had the fabric for 6 months now. I started them yesterday.

2. Make this cushion

This is the jelly roll I've chosen - the fabrics are so lovely in it.
3. Crochet a blanket. I actually started this before Christmas but progress is quite slow - I don't think I should have tried to make it so wide. Am pleased with how it's going though and it should be ready for next Winter!
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4. Weekly photo challenge with my sister as previous post.

5. Take 12 "Take 12 photos on the 12th of each month. Scrapbook 144 memorable moments this year." I try to stay away from these sorts of challenges but I've found myself being drawn in!!! I enjoyed 'Scrap Your Day' that I completed nearly 3 years ago, so it'll be good to have something as comparison.

6. To make more She Art (and mixed media in general) - I've promised some for Mia's bedroom.

7. To do a LO a week for a challenge website. My favourites are:

Sketchy Thursday
Scrapbook Circle

8. To learn to freestyle machine embroidery. I've had a little go, but I think I need to get a proper attachment for my machine. I really like Poppy Treffry's work.

9. Make more cards. I don't know why I always struggle with this, maybe it's the lack of sentiment stamps and stickers.

10. Give more handmade presents. I've got a library of patterns of things I can make now and I especially like the ones from Gingercake - the owl cushion is next on my list.


Fiona@staring at the sea said...

Ooh lots of fab projects to get your teeth into. Those cushions look brilliant and I have that Poppy Treffry book, it's great.
Maybe you'd like to sign up for a Make a Month in 2012 to help you stay on track :o)

Carrie Rosalind said...

Looks like you'll be busy in 2012! Good luck accomplishing them all - they all seem like super fun projects! :)

Anonymous said...

Fay that's a really good list! I must finish both She Art classes this year before the videos disappear from the site and also finish all the classes I started in 2011!!! Thanks for the comment on my blog...I love the mug cosies too! x

Nathalie said...

Great take on 10 on the 10th! I enjoyed reading about your crafty goals and could see myself create a list like that :)

Sheena said...

great list Fay x

I too want to "she Art " more when I get time & crochet is my new passion.
Good luck with your projects, can't wait to see them on your blog.
Sheena x

Lisa-Jane said...

Wonderful inspiration there! I love that cushion but I've never heard of a jelly roll before!

Michelle said...

Oh I loved that cushion. My aim is to finish the crochet blanket I started 2 years ago, I just have to join it all together... This year I will!