I am sure you have seen lists like this all over the internet. I was recently reading one about 25 foods and I really liked it, it was 25 not a hundred or more. And I had eaten quite a few of them! Only a couple were foods from very specific exotic locations. It was a doable list.
I wanted a list like that for our wonderful hobby, 25 quilt experiences to have before you die. Here are my ideas but I want another list also. I figure I will just keep doing shorter lists!
1. Take a class and learn a new quilting skill.
2. Buy some sumptuous fabric that you just can’t live without.
3. Visit Paducah, Kentucky and the National Quilting Museum.
4. Visit a quilt shop when you are on vacation. Repeat.
6. Make a quilt you absolutely adore.
7. Go to a local quilt show. Vote for your favorite quilt.
8. Go to a national quilt show. Bring money for the merchant mall.
9. Have a quilt you made in a show, any show.
10. Make a quilt without buying anything new.
11. Make a quilt with all brand new fabrics you got expressly for this quilt.
12. Give a baby a quilt you’ve made. (This makes me smile.)
13. Donate a quilt to charity or worthy cause.
14. Follow a quilt blog and make a comment.
15. Make a fun pillowcase for you and one for someone else.
17. Make a new quilt buddy either on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or through a blog.
18. Visit an area of the country where you can see Amish quilts in their natural habitat.
19. Have a quilt of yours on the bed and on a wall.
20. Name your sewing room or something in it.
21. Try using precuts in some sort of project.
22. Try to win a quilt. (Bonus if you do!)
23. Try to rescue or finish a quilt or quilt top made by someone else.
24. Quilt with other fabulous quilters in a bee, retreat, get together or guild meeting.
25. Do something new in quilting that scares you and do it anyway.
Now none of us wants to die, it’s just a saying that’s popular. Let’s do them all and then repeat lots and lots of time. I know I missed something BIG! Let me know.
Want to see what other lists, funnies and article I read or make up? Check out my Facebook page. Like the page, check the get notifications and join the conversation! If you want to keep reading my blog, you can subscribe. To do so, type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. That’s all, you’re done. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.
If you enjoyed reading this I bet you’d like this post on breaking quilt rules.