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Some times the best of intentions just don't come to fruition. So here I am again with my twin sized Very Hungry Caterpillar quilt. This month's goal is the same as last month, to quilt 20 spirals.

I did finally get it under the needle on August 31, but I only quilted this one spiral. Still better than nothing. But I left it in the machine to continue during the beginning of September. With any luck I'll get my 20 spirals done in the next few days and check this month's OMG off the list! Fingers crossed. Let's do this!

I'm linking up to September OMG on Elm Street Quilts.

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Hello, August. How did you get here so quickly!?

There are pros and cons of it being August 1st. One con is that I didn't even touch my Very Hungry Caterpillar project that was my July One Monthly Goal. The related pro, however, is that it's really easy to set my new goal for August. Total repeat of July. My goal again this month is to add 20 spirals of quilting.

Wish me luck!

I'm linking up to August OMG on Elm Street Quilts.

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Folks... I didn't get it done. I worked on it. And I'm resolved to celebrate the small amount of progress. But my July One Monthly Goal is a repeat of my June Goal. Except I know this month a quilt finish just isn't gonna happen. So my little goal for July will be to make progress quilting the Twin Very Hungry Caterpillar quilt. In July I'd like to add 20 spirals of quilting. The spirals measure about 5" x 6" to 7" x 8" so this would be a considerable amount of progress... especially taking into account the Summer vacation schedule and other quilt related deadlines.

I'm free motion quilting these large rounded corner rectangular spirals that turn into oval spirals in the middle with Aurifil 50wt Marrakesh Variegated #3817. I like the combination of precision in the spacing and the freedom of the organic spirals in the middle. I first used this motif on a smaller version of this Very Hungry Caterpillar quilt, inspired by Cynthia's quilting. I love it on the smaller version, but I have to say, as I'm chipping away at quilting this twin sized quilt, I really wish I'd picked a less dense motif. My lines are about a half inch apart.

Wish me luck!

I'm linking up to July OMG on Elm Street Quilts.