Wednesday, January 29, 2020

January OMG complete: Sashiko mat

I'm happy to report that my first OMG of 2020 is complete! I set a goal to start work on a sashiko placemat kit I picked up in Japan last year. Here's where I was at the beginning of the month:

Over the course of the month I filled in the lines. I decided to try and work in a traditional manner, making long sweeps back and forth across the fabric:

And here's where I am now!

It still needs a good iron, but the stitching is done. I'm sure that having this check-in, this accountability, is what kept me moving along.

That's why I love these One Monthly Goal check-ins -- you can find out more at the Elm Street Quilts blog, and see how the other participants fared on their OMGs!

1 comment:

  1. Pretty! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish.