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PHD Update+ 2022 Recap

Hi Quilting Friends,

2022 is nearly in the books, and we’ll soon be moving on to 2023!

Today I’m looking back on the quilting & sewing projects that I finished during the past year. Whew! It has been a productive year for me, and I’ve enjoyed making projects to earn my PHD.

PHD in 2022 Project List

Project #1: Purple Orphan Block Project Bag
June Sawtooth Star Block B by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

Pretty purple pouch is perfect for protecting a project!

Project #2: “A Time to Play” Wall Hanging
More Patterns

Look how beautiful it is, hanging on my fence! It looks even better now, hanging on the wall in my studio. 😊

A Time to Play by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #3: “Swamp Thang” Nursery Quilt

See ya later, alligator! This quilt is finished, and loads of fun. You can find the quilt and block patterns in Ms P’s Pattern Shop!

Project #4 & #5: Gray/Black & Tan/Brown Scrappy Baskets
Scrappy Baskets by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

Done, and done!

I love my scrappy box collection! Here they are, hanging out on the shelves in my (new) sewing studio!

Scrappy Basket Set 2 by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #6: Star Party Sampler Quilt

Not finished (yet), but ready for quilting! This will move to my 2023 list.

Star Party Sampler by Ms P Designs USA

We’d LOVE to have you join us for our 2023 “Star Party” sampler sew along! Click the image below for more information.

Star Party Samper Teaser A by Ms P Designs USA
Project #7: RSC 2021 String Block Quilt
RSC 2021 String Quilt by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

Finished, and fabulous! I’m keeping this quilt. It makes me smile.

String Quilt RSC 2021 by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #8: Diamond Star Quilt
Diamond Star Blocks by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

Pieced, and ready for quilting! It will move to my 2023 list too.

Diamond Star Quilt by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #9: Scrappy Christmas Quilt
Side B Christmas Box by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

It’s a wrap! No, actually, it’s a quilt. I gave it to my friend Sharon , who lives across the street, to keep her warm and cozy while she reads.

Christmas Bricks and Stepping Stones by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #10: “Jewel of the Prairie” Quilt
Snail's Trail Batik Top by Sharon

I started this quilt after seeing the pattern in the July/August issue of “Love of Quilting” in 2005. All done, and in use on our guest bed. Sew pretty!

Snail's Trail and Stars B by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #11: Aqua Sawtooth Star Project Bag
August RSC A by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

Awesome aqua project bag is awaiting adventures! My “One Monthly Goal” for December was to finish up this bag. “Princess Nina” was a big help.

Project #12: Sticks and Stones Scrappy Quilt
Sticks and Stones by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

All done! I’ve used up most of my 1.5″ wide scraps to create this colorful and cozy quilt. It was a gift for my younger son and his girlfriend fiance. (Squee! I’m SO excited! They got engaged just before Christmas. ❤)

Sticks and Stones Quilt by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #13: Wedge Ruler Project
Nine Degree Wedge Ruler WIP by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

I had fun “playing with toys” and “using my scraps” while I created this project. I still have a large bin of solid scraps, and I haven’t decided where (or how!) to use this quilt, but it’s all done.

Nine Degree Wedge Quilt by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #14: Crayon Box Scrappy Quilt

Finished, and fantastic! This quilt was a gift for Kristen, my nephew’s fiance.

Crayon Box Quilt by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Project #15: Coffee, Tea, or Me Part 3
Coffee Tea or Me Part 3 by Ms P Designs USA

All done, and sew cute for my breakfast table! You can find patterns for the foundation pieced coffee mugs in Ms P’s Pattern Shop.

Coffee Mug Place Mats by Ms P Designs USA

New Projects

As promised, I finished the “Celebrations” table runner this month and shared it on Day 12 of our “12 Days of Christmas” series. Here’s the photo finish-

Celebrations Table Runner by Ms P Designs USA

And I made a nice little assortment of snap bags to give to all of the “girls” in my Houston & San Antonio family, for Christmas-

I also stitched up a pair of flannel pajama pants for my Mr. Fix-It, to keep him warm and cozy-

Christmas Pajama Pants by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

Since this is a 2022 recap post, here are the other projects that I’ve made this year-

  • Polar Bear and Yeti Pals by Ms P Designs USA
  • Jet Airliner by Ms P Designs USA
  • Tea Cup Hot Pads by Ms P Designs USA
  • Tea Time Tea Cozy by Ms P Designs USA
  • Hourglass Tea Cozy by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
  • Jet Fighter by Ms P Designs USA
  • Amphibious Assault Vehicle by Ms P Designs USA
  • Military Submarine by Ms P Designs USA
  • Water Bottle Carrier by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
  • Independence Day Shirt by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
  • Halloween Wonky Place Mats by Ms P Designs USA

Ongoing Projects

Rainbow Scrap Challenge 2022

Here’s the tracking sheet that I’ve used to document my progress this year-

RSC2022 Tracking Chart by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA
Sawtooth Star

I have been making this block for #RSC2021 and #RSC2022, and now I have enough blocks to make a quilt. I finished putting the quilt top together during December, but haven’t had the time to quilt it. Here’s the most recent photo-

Sawtooth Star Quilt by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

I love it! Finishing this project is on my PHD list for 2023.

Carolina Chain

I have 251 of the 310 blocks that are needed for the quilt I have in mind, so I will keep this collection on my “Ongoing Projects” list for #RSC2023.

Progress Tracking

Here’s my updated task list, with colored cells for tasks that have been completed:

December Task List Update by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

I like that I’ve been able to shade nearly all of the cells on my spreadsheet this year!

Here’s my UFO list for PHD in 2022:

December PHD Tally by Sharon @ Ms P Designs USA

With 13 completed projects from the UFO list and no new starts that aren’t finished, except for an ongoing #RSC block collection, I think that I have completed my PhD in 2022! I shall await my diploma. . .

And now to begin working on my list for 2023. . .

Happy quilting,

Sharon

Linking up to Quilting Gail’s December Report

2 thoughts on “PHD Update+ 2022 Recap

  1. Congratulations on all your beautiful finishes in 2022 – and your PHD!! I just love that Jewel of the Prairie star quilt!! Absolutely gorgeous!! Now we have a wonderful new year to start fresh and fill with stitching and quilting!! I look forward to seeing your journey! Thanks for linking up with Monday Musings!

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