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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

In My Rearview Mirror

December 2012

I am so glad it is over.  I can't ever remember a December that was so difficult.  I can't tell you why it was difficult.  I would if I could, but I have no idea.  All I can say is I am glad to welcome January.

My quilting business had a great month....one of the best on record....and I took several weeks off....maybe 12 quilts in two weeks is one reason why the month was so trying.

 
December 2012 Tops to Treasures finishes

I also finished a long ago UFO for myself, made 10 quilted baskets, and 1 block for my guild BOM program.
 
December 2012 My finishes


And participated in the Little Quilt - Sew, Vote, Swap on Flickr....with two minis.  I made two (the two on the bottom of the following photo) and received two.
 
December 2012 Swaps
 
 
And had my 8th pattern published by Moda Bakeshop, Landlocked   I have a few more in the works....so look for them and maybe a give away or two here when they are released.
  


Landlocked
 
 
I have a few more prescious days with all of my boys home...so you won't see much of me until next week.  Until then  may your days be blessed with all that is good and wonderful.

7 comments:

Lynne said...

Perhaps all those customer quilts were a contributing factor! I know my family commitments made December long and trying for me but I also know that you love having your guys around you so I'm sure family wasn't your issue. Anyway, it's done and dusted now and we were both carried on everlasting arms, even if it didn't feel like it!

Annie said...

Whew! No wonder you're happy to see January! Wonderful makes, Cindy.

Patti said...

Happy New Year Cindy, and I hope that whatever had you troubled will stay in 2012! Wishing you only love and happiness in 2013!

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

I think December can be a very emotional month with a lot of expectations to manage and so many activities going on. I didn't do one bit of baking and put up about half of my decorations and I think that will be my new normal going forward. Less busy work = more enjoyment and way less stress. I hope you find January to be a happier month Cindy.

Carla said...

You do an incredible amount! Enjoy the New Year

Canadian Abroad said...

I cannot believe how much you got done in one month. I hope January is filled with joy and new possibilities for you, Cindy. You deserve so much.

benta atSLIKstitches said...

Hope January treats you better!, maybe you need to join me in trying to occassionally say "I'd love to but I'm afraid I can't"