Sunday, February 28, 2016

Around the World from the Couch


I thought the month was going to end without a finish, but in the last week or so I've found time to get these done. Check out this post to see my goals for February. I named two projects hoping to get just one finished, and I finished both. Yahoo, yeehaw, and whew.

Thanks to Kate from Life in Pieces for helping me with the name for this quilt. Around the World from the Couch. It's a long, narrow quilt that just fits my recliner.

For the piece of panel cloth, I decided not to make a quilt, but to make a carry all for my car stuff. During the week, I drive the pickup and Hubby drives a car to work. But on weekends, he wants to drive the pickup so I have to clear all my stuff out and move it to the house or car. Invariably, I leave something in the pickup, or forget to grab it when I move stuff back to the pickup, and it's usually something important like a power cord. So I made this carrier to keep all that stuff in. When it's in the pickup, I can lay it out flat on the back seat or floor. I wanted to make it more accessible than those that hang on the back of the seat. I still need to add some velcro closures and make some of the pockets smaller, but left that until I know what is going to go in each pocket.

Linking to:
One Monthly Goal It's Finished Party! February 2016
Thank Goodness It's Finished Friday
Fabric Frenzy Friday at Fort Worth Fabric Studio

red white and blue, around the world


  1. Congrats on your finishes! I tend to procrastinate and am extremely slow in working on projects. So, I haven't finished a single thing this year yet.

  2. Lovely Trip Around the World Quilt/Life in Pieces quilt. Nice to have the perfect size quilt for the recliner. I love your carry all bag with the inside pockets. Great idea to have something that is convenient to have when switching vehicles. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I first learned of Golden Threads from the owner of the local quilt shop who suggested it. It has been very helpful to use with several other projects. Have a great day! Maybe we will cross paths as we knock out those monthly goals - which by the way Congratulations with making your goal of completing two projects.

  3. You are so creative! Love your couch project - great name too!

  4. Both projects are really nice My DH would really like a cord holder too... : )

  5. Your organizer looks like a terrific and very useful project. Kids pencils/crayons, art supplies or quilting/sewing supplies, etc. There are so many possibilities.
    Would you consider writing a tutorial for it?


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