Saturday, December 27, 2014

2014: By the Numbers

I’ve been blogging about nine months. I think that is long enough to merit a year-in-review post! : )

The Top 4 Blog Posts

Clockwise from top left: Do I Like This Quilt?, A Gift Bag for Beer Lovers,
A PB&J Finish, and Quilty Cross-Stitch Blocks

It’s fun to see what resonates with blog readers, and the top post was the six-pack gift bag tutorial. My response to that? Bwahahaha! I think the gift bag is popular because it’s unique, it’s easy and attracts a variety of crafters, and it appeals to men, who tend to be overlooked in the craft world.

The Rest of the Story

And here are the other numbers, what I accomplished since last January and what I did not. (Boooo!)

27 quilted tissue holders
12 totes
8 finished quilts
6 UFOs (you can see for yourself: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
5 pouches
2 purses
2 minis
2 skirts
2 tutorials
1 feature on Sew Mama Sew
1 featured sewist nod from Pink Chalk Studios
1 Rubik’s cube ornament
1 silly craft-related poem
And countless broken promises to use my stash instead of purchasing more fabric—alas!

Whatever the journey that is 2015 brings, I’m happy to have you as a traveling companion. Happy new year!

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11 comments:

  1. I love the data! Sounds like an amazing nine months. Cheers to 2015!

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  2. Love this post, Michelle! Congrats on a hugely productive year. The numbers are a great way to organize info... hm....

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  3. It's been a great productive year! Also at lease one stalker .... yep, that's me.

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  4. You can be proud. What a production! I wish you a very well and productive 2015!!!

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  5. Congrats on your finishes this year and I hope you have a wonderful, fun-filled 2015! So great that you did a numbers recap - great idea!

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  6. Happy nine months anniversary Michelle! I am so surprised - it sure looks like you've been blogging a whole lot longer! What a great amount you have accomplished and what beautiful projects! I have to agree I Love that Penny Sampler Quilt you made! Today is my blog's six month anniversary. I first saw your Rubik's cube on Instagram and loved it. Recently I saw this and thought you would get a laugh out of it: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/417357090443023103/

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  7. Great list of accomplishments! Can't wait to see what the next year brings for you!

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  8. What a wonderful year of accomplishments, I look forward to what you do in 2015!

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  9. And one new sewing machine! Woo hoo! Great list of accomplishments! You should be very proud!

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  10. You have made some really lovely quilts, Michelle! Happy New Year! Come on 2015!

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