December Goals – OMG and PhD in 2020

November whipped by – birthday month and Thanksgiving will do that. The end of the year is rapidly approaching and it is the time of the month to assess what I have accomplished and what I will get done this month. I am on track to get 12 UFOs (Unfinished Objects) done before the end of the year, as well as, the 2 remaining new projects. The Cousin Quilt is a little worrisome, due to the feature fabric, but I think it is a simple plan. Keeping my fingers crossed I can stay focused. Gail at Quilting Gail is the host, and I’ll be linking up with her to show my progress.

Edith’s quilt is done, and you will see a blog about it, maybe Wednesday or Thursday. Actually, I was surprised that I hadn’t blogged about…or have I lost my mind?

These blocks are part of one of my UFOs and will be my OMG to finish, so I am linking up with Patty at Elm Street Quilts.   I expect that making the bags I am thinking of will take less than 2 days, so it should be doable once I set my mind to it.  

From website

After months, I will be picking up this beauty on Tuesday. I am hoping it speeds me along rather than slows me down. It could become a distraction, but I can’t wait. My old machine is giving me fits and starts…and so I know this will be a huge improvement! It will be my primary machine in Maine, like the Bernina 440 is my primary machine in Massachusetts. I am so ready for this!

Coming Up on the Blog:
Edith’s Quilt – 12/9
Holiday Tales – 12/16
TGIFF – 12/18
#TTot22 – 12/22
Wrap up 2020!

Linking Up:
PhD in 2020
One Monthly Goal

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  1. Brenda @ Songbird Designs
    December 8, 2020 / 8:41 AM

    Kathleen, I love that sweet animal quilt! Looking forward to your OMG finish with those blocks! And, personally, I think we’ve all gone a bit mad this year…at least since March!

  2. December 8, 2020 / 8:48 AM

    Emily’s quilt is so cute!! But yay – yippee – woohoo! Your machine is here! Happy dancing for you!

  3. Laurel
    December 8, 2020 / 10:26 AM

    Emily’s quilt is adorable! I love the bright colors!

  4. Jean McKinstry
    December 8, 2020 / 12:33 PM

    A new Bernina, my 440 QE is a dream, the 3rd one, as my Mum had one way back in about 1950, when that was 29 years of age, she gave it to me, I traded it in,, that one is still going so well, our younger daughter loves it, your 570 will be a dream too. but a reality.

  5. Jean McKinstry
    December 8, 2020 / 12:39 PM

    I am not sure how the prices are for you, but down here the 570 is NZ dollars, $5499, and the embroidery module is extra. I think my 440 was about $2000 and that was 10 years ago.

  6. December 9, 2020 / 12:21 PM

    Super exciting on the new Bernina, my favourite machine! Although my little Featherweights are my darlings too, my Bernina is the most used. Edith’s quilt is adorable; looking forward to reading about it!

  7. patty
    December 16, 2020 / 9:34 AM

    Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project.

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