March Works in Progress

I have the problem of being interested in waaaaay too many creative endeavors.  It can get expensive quickly and I’m always working on a dozen things so nothing gets finished up.

I have a number of works in progress that need to be finished by the end of the month, most of which use a different creative process- all of which are requiring some form of learning curve.

Here’s the list of things that MUST be done by the end of March…

1. Present for a sweet friend

For this one I’m learning how to hand letter different things.  I’ve never had good handwriting and this has been a challenge. But a lot of fun. My go-to for learning this has been YouTube tutorials like this one by MadeByMarzipan.  The SakuraColorProductions channel also had a lot of great tips. This isn’t an art form I’ll probably ever excel at, but it’s fun to learn and I do use the skills a little for our bible verse chalk board.

2. Speaking of the Chalk Board…

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Every month our church has the children and adults learn the same scripture passage.  I like to put portions of it up on the chalkboard in our dining room.  Unfortunately, I haven’t gotten around to updating it recently so I’m excited to add part of Psalm 119 to it this month.

Forever, O Lord, you word is firmly fixed in the heavens

3. Hand Quilting

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I’m working on a quilt for one of my dearest friends.  This particular one I am hand quilting for the first time and I’ve fallen in love with it.  Hand quilting will definitely be a life long craft.  I LOVE it.  I liked the fabrics so much that I got some more, with a few extra ones to add more blue, to make a quilt (NOT hand quilted due to time constraints) for a friend whose baby is due in March.  I probably won’t finish the hand quilting one, but will definitely hope to mail the other one by the end of the month.

4. The bunnies…

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Still finishing up the clothes for the bunnies from last week’s Make it Monday, but I’m nearly done.  I am taking dinner to the family on Friday and hope to have the bunnies wrapped and ready for the girls then.

5. A Springtime Wreath

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I love to decorate my house, which means always having a seasonal wreath on the door.  The only season I didn’t have something for was spring, so I’m in the process of making a yarn-wrapped wreath with burlap flowers. It’s easy and fun… and mindless so I can do it when I’m exhausted.

That’s what’s on the docket for this week’s Make It Monday… a long line of projects to finish up!  🙂

 What projects do you have lurking in the basket, waiting to be finished?

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