2016: Let it be a Year of Completed Goals

7:30:00 AM

I've been thinking a lot about the last year. Mostly how few quilts I managed to finish.

Granted, I did a whole heck of a lot of some other non-quilty related stuff (bought a house, had surgeries, nursed one kid and a husband through surgeries, fixed and repaired and bled money into our new house, hehehe) but I realized one thing:

I don't 'selfish quilt' enough.

I need to sit at my machine more. I need to hold myself accountable for NOT completing things for myself. 

I have a stack of UFOs for myself a foot high. I manage to finish things for everyone else but not me.

What better way to do that than a list of tasks to complete? Maybe, a better way to say that would be a list of goals. To hold myself accountable.

And who are we kidding? It's an excuse to use all of that beautiful fabric I've been hoarding but never finding the time or the right project to use it on.

so -

My Goals for 2016:

1) sew MYSELF a quilt. Oh ya baby. I don't know what the heck I'm gonna make, but it's going to be for MOI!! My fabrics, my colors, my pattern. Yippee!

2) finish something else from my ME UFO pile. Anything. (*must be quilty related and EXCLUDES 1) above. Don't cheat, Erin.)

3) earn at least $1,000 in online survey gift cards to PayPal. Don't laugh. I think I can do it. I need a longarm, baby. My goal is to buy one by the end of 2017. #longarmfund #possiblydelusional

4) enter at least one quilt in one quilt show in 2016. Get back to putting myself out there.

...I think this is a doable list, no?

What are YOUR goals for 2016??

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  1. You can do it!!! I'm working on my goals/to-do list for 2016. Good luck.

  2. Awesome list of goals, Erin! You can do it :)


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