Little Penguin Quilts Through the Year

Little Penguin Quilts Through the Year

Monday, July 11, 2022

To-Do Tuesday #144

Does it count if I just *thought* about a couple of the things on my to-do list from last week?  :) Two things on my list involved figuring out backings for some quilts - the crumb quilt and my son's tabletopper.  

  • Joann's was having a sale on Kona cottons, so I bought some yardage that will work for the crumb quilt backing.  Right now it's still in the bag! 
  • For the tabletopper, I was thinking I might just piece the backing out of the leftovers from the front, the green, blue, and gray Grunge.
And then I got off on a tangent.  Well, a tangent with a purpose, you could say!  I've been wanting to get back to making blocks for the Covered in Love charity.  Kat, who started the charity, posts a new block drive every couple of months.  The block for July and August, find it HERE, will benefit Project Linus of Uvalde, Texas, and I really want to participate.  It turns out the colors for these blocks are green, blue, maroon, khaki, and black.  I definitely have that green and blue Grunge that fits.  So I cut some squares!

Sewed them together into a 4 patch, cut and then re-sewed into a disappearing 4 patch!

I can definitely make a few more of these!

I did work on my purple blocks for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge and posted about them on Saturday.

So on this week's list:
  • Make more blocks for CiL.
  • Backing for son's tabletopper.
  • Work on my purple projects.
  • Piece the backing for the crumb quilt?  Maybe!
Joining in with To-Do Tuesday at Texas Quilt Gal - thanks, Linda, for hosting this fun link-up each week!


Libby in TN said...

Yes, I think "thinking" counts! Sometimes you have to let an idea or a problem stew a bit till the solution hits you.

Ivani said...

Yes, sure it counts. "Thinking is part of the creation process.
The first block por Covered with love quilt looks great.
Have a great week Diann and Good lucky with your new list.

Home Sewn By Us said...

Hi Diann! Oh, thank you so much for the nudge and reminder of Covered in Love. I always like to do some sewing for them, as well. My vote is that thinking about projects definitely counts as a to-do. That's an important step in every project, I think! {{Hugs}} ~smile~ Roseanne

MissPat said...

I cut squares for the CiL blocks,too. I had a tooth pulled yesterday, so sewing them together will have to wait for a few days, but we have until late August, so that's not a problem. I say anything that moves a project forward counts.

grammajudyb said...

Yes indeed! Thinking counts! Thanks too for the nudge to check out CiL. My like sort of turned upside down last month, but I want to get back to"normal". I forgot to look at Kat's post. Stay cool! It's going to be a hot week!

piecefulwendy said...

Thinking definitely counts, in my book. Those CIL blocks are really fun!

Cheree @ The Morning Latte said...

Oh my gosh, yes! Can we PLEASE count just THINKING about projects!?? Because I WIN!! (Not sure what the contest is but does it matter??). Your disappearing 4-patch will make a great quilt and I bet it's a quick and fun one!

Susie H said...

figuring out colors, fabrics, size, whatever -- doesn't matter. Still part of the quilting process. Maybe the biggest part! I think your fabric choices for the CiL project will be perfect for a teen boy.

Melisa- pinkernpunkinquilting said...

Oh yes thinking about your next plan of action definitely counts. The CIL block looks fabulous. Have a wonderful week, Diann

Linda said...

Lol YES on "thinking about" something on your list! I really like your CIL block, but I'm pretty prejudiced where Grunge is concerned. I saw that Kona sale last week while I was in Joann's but I couldn't decide on a color.
Thank you for sharing with us at To Do Tuesday!

Mary said...

I spend A LOT of time thinking about upcoming projects. I look forward to seeing how the next week goes for you.