Thursday, May 31, 2018

My First OMG - One Monthly Goal . . .

was quite the challenge for me.  Because this Mystery Quilt was one of the first projects I ever attempted and that was over 12 years ago, I ran into some challenges.

First, here is what I have today ~

My first hurdle, which I did not get over was finding all the fabric!!  Let's see, in the past 12+ years I have moved nine times.  So, I am thinking the rest of the fabric that I cannot find is somewhere in some box located who knows where!!  I thought it was all in one place but nope, no such luck!!

My second hurdle was how poorly I sewed and pieced when I first started and then on top of that, how poorly I pressed (or didn't press as the case may be).  So, in finishing up some of the star blocks, I laughed and laughed and laughed!!  It was quite the experience!!

Now, I have to decide what to do if I can't find the extra fabric which is the green fabric that makes up the sashing between the blocks going right to left.  If I remember (and it makes sense) there was also a green sashing between the rows and then of course a border which I think was also supposed to be the green fabric.

After getting it up on my new little design wall, I am kind of liking the no sashing running across the rows.  Any opinions?

So, the nice thing about getting the May OMG finished as far as I can is that tomorrow is June and I can start another OMG while looking for the green fabric for this quilt.  It IS kinda cute and I am always amazed at quilters who put together Mystery Quilts!!

Linking up to Elm Street Quilts ONE MONTHLY GOAL finish for May!!
It's fun to see what everyone accomplished this month!!


Kris said...

Thanks for checking out my first OMG!! said...

Love the colors. I think I may have some quilts like that and I may have only moved 2 or 3 times. But I have moved areas in this house 4 times and each time I misplace things. LOL

Patty said...

Lovely quilt top. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish.