This week I was invited to join
a new quilt group.
I thought it would be fun to meet
some new quilters,
enjoy some new friendships,
be exposed to some new ideas,
and be inspired by other's enthusiasm.
The group was very inviting and friendly.
Although, it's hard to be the newbie.
I was enthused right off the bat by
their next motivational idea.
Each person is to choose one, two or more
WIP's and make a commitment to to finish
them in one year.
Okay, you say, we've all done that before.
The catch is that there's a small financial
obligation, as well.
It's like, putting your money where your mouth is.
Each project = $5.00
If you complete your project, you can have
your money back,
if not, your money will be given to the local food bank.
Actually, I think everyone who did this last year
left their money in the pot and the
group made a very nice donation.
It sounded like fun.
So I looked through my "WIP collection",
and decided to start with this pattern:
I had even bought a kit
back in November, 2012.
( the receipt was still in the bag.)
Really, who starts a Christmas quilt in November?
Obviously, not me.
So, in keeping with the phrase,
"Christmas in July",
I'm officially adding my money to the pot
and beginning to work on this project
I might get it done for this Christmas.