Quilt ADD in therapy

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Colorado, United States
Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. I am a longarm quilter who can work for you. I enjoy any style, from pantographs to all-over to full custom, ranging from traditional to modern. I love bringing vintage tops to life and am willing to work with a challenging quilt top. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Modus Operandi

I am a complex person who thrives creatively, and produces most effectively, when I can shift among several quilt projects at a time.   My tastes are widely eclectic, but tend toward intricate and time-heavy works that swamp you in boredom if you try to work on only one at a time until a finish.

This page is my personal organization page. It provides a map that lets me work on current interests, heavily interspersed with UFOs, and also pull in the old NETY sets that I have in storage on a regular basis. With this system, I am not bogged down with boredom, nor frozen by my overwhelming goal (to finish all those kits I collected over the decades my children were growing, but also enjoy current interests). For me, it produces far more finishes than any other approach I've tried.

Some people would be frozen by these lists. I do not use them as TO-DO lists that I have to check off in a given period of time, so there's no stress to me. They are simply organizers, from which I draw a UFO list each month to check off from, and look for guidance to each time I am ready to pull a "new" project into the BOM lineup or the Priority Finish field. One day, the UFOs and NETYs will be exhausted, and my complex lists will shrink away.

My quilting work is generally organized into priority work Mon-Fri. The longarm takes precedence with domestic machine options for when I wake too early to use the longarm (it wakes people where it is). After dinner, Scott and I like to relax with a TV show together, and that is hand stitching time for me. On the weekends, if we're not doing something else, I step away from the priority list and do BOM work or whatever-the-heck-I-want.

[For those of you who like to find out how other people tick.]


February
OMG - Sew Spooky finished  DONE!!
Longarm - Sew Spooky > Moose Lake & Morning Stroll
Domestic - Down the Rabbit Hole > Heather & Pat Temperature Quilt
Handwork - Bathroom Curtains > And to All a Good Night > Affairs of the Heart


2021 Work:

UFO Firing Range

(Using the American Patchwork & Quilting UFO Challenge site at Facebook)

These are the ones I most want finished this year:

Get quilted to free the frame:   0. Sew Spooky  partially quilted FINISHED Feb 2021.
  1. Marissa's UCCS Graduation  flimsy
  2. King'd Dinner Plate Dahlia  flimsy  [February challenge #]
  3. Rainbow Jane  flimsy
  4. Set Sail  flimsy
  5. Plums in November  partially quilted
  6. Thistlepods  flimsy
  7. Modernology  flimsy  [January challenge #]
  8. Listen with Your Eyes  needs outermost border
  9. From the Heart  flimsy
  10. Allietare  flimsy
  11. Silky Wool Flannel Kind of Day  flimsy  [Marchchallenge #]
  12. Martha's Christmas Whirl  flimsy
Additional, if there's time at the longarm around the above quilts:
  • Moose Lake  flimsy
  • Morning Stroll  flimsy
  • Garden of Dreams  flimsy
  • Once Upon a Star  flimsy
  • Garden Friends  flimsy
  • Anna's Choice  flimsy
  • Coral Encounter  flimsy
  • Quiet Rebellion on the Pond  flimsy
  • Salt Box Harvest  flimsy
  • Whooo's Your Mama  needs owl embroideries


I would like to get all of these to the Flimsy stage:
  1. Garden of Dreams  piecing started  FLIMSY! Jan 2021
  2. Down the Rabbit Hole  needs last two rounds
  3. Whooo's Your Momma  needs owl embroideries
  4. Quilt-for-a-Cause: Legacy  blocks started
  5. Stepping Stones  blocks need black edging
  6. Amaya  kitted
  7. Let's Build a Snowman  needs blanket stitching  FLIMSY! Jan 2021
  8. Climbing Lanterns  needs 3D work
  9. Chubby Chicks  blocks are made? might need blanket stitching
  10. All Through the Night fabrics gathered
  11. Spanish Tiles  fabrics gathered
  12. Fanciful Flight  fabrics washed
  13. Water Reflections  one of my BOMs  FLIMSY! Jan 2021
  14. Winter Woodland  kitted  FLIMSY! Jan 2021
  15. Forever My Valentine  needs 5 blocks finished  FLIMSY! Feb 2021

~*~*~ Requests
  • Night Watch  FINISHED - Feb 27, 2018.
  • Raven's Throne  base made - Mar 21, 2018; Flimsy, Apr 2019; FINISHED  Apr 2019.
  • Moose Lake  Flimsy - Jan 2020;
  • Morning Stroll  Flimsy - Mar 2020;
  • Caribou Crossing  stage - date
  • Borealis Ridge  stage - date
  • Heather & Pat's Wedding Temperature Birds  tracing/cutting 1460 birds and wings pieces! Feb 2020
  • Jackie's Quilt  stage - date
  • Terin's Graduation  stage - date
  • Kaetlyn's Hawaiian Stitch  stage - date

(NETYs Incorporated)
  • Placeholder   (month) stages, dates



BOM Time

Get these tops finished:

Harmony Active - started Jan 2021
Down the Rabbit Hole Started Jan 2017. on hold a while. Active again late 2020. Pulled to priority UFO piecing Mar 2021.
Sage & Sea Glass Active Mar 2021
Surfer's Point On hold. This one is currently a drag on my mojo rather than a challenge, dealing with the fabric shortage. I'll get over myself someday.  :)   Mar 2021: That's enough of that - pulling it active now.

Flimsy Now! :

Wind in the Whiskers Flimsy stage Oct 2020
Water Reflections Flimsy stage Jan 2021
Forever My Valentine Flimsy stage Feb 2021









Long Term Quilt as You Go:
Beary Colorful Blue, Red finished

Long Term Hand Applique:

 Fiesta Mexico, on 8 now: 
         
 

Octopus Garden, on 8 now:

 
Not Started:
 Neptune's Gift
 Queen's Garden
 Winter Birds 
 Seaside Town
 Block Party 2009
 A Tisket, A Tasket
 McKenna Snowmen

                               
                                 
My Affairs of the Heart
Started May 2012, on hold June 2014 because all the finished blocks are lost! 
I suspect they are a victim of familial dysfunction.  :(   These have been returned to me!!  Jan 2021
    


Link to "DENIZENS of the CREEPY ROOM" - Here there be dragons! Enter only if you dare. Don't blame me if you get stressed out.   :D


Link-Ups I like to use:

BOMs Away Monday
WOW - WIPs on Wed at Esther's
Let's Bee Social at Lorna's
WIP Link-Up at Brook's
Free Motion Mavericks at Muv's
Sew, Stitch, Snap, SHARE at Julie's
"New to Me" at Celtic Thistle (opens each 25th for the rest of the month)
Throwback Thursdays at mmm! Quilts (1st Thursdays)
Whoop! Whoop! at Sarah's 
TGIFF Thank Goodness It's Finished Fridays (rotates)
One Monthly Goal (OMG) at Elm Street Quilts (post 1st and end-of-month)
UFO Busting Party at Tish's
Finish-A-Long at Marci's (post first and end of quarter)

2 comments:

  1. I found your wheelchair quilts on pinterest and my sewing group is interested in making some. Do you have the dimensions or a pattern? My mom herself is 88 and in a wheelchair in a home with dementia. The corners cut would be amazing! I understand how cold they are all the time and the others di get caught! Thank you for the idea and what your group does!

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  2. Lynette, do you have a pattern for those wheelchair quilts or a link to one? Could be a great group charity quilting project!

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