So my goal was to finish one UFO from my stash each month. And these really were finished during February...mostly.
This was a combo of two pieces that weren't working on their own. My sister asked me to make her bridesmaid dress last spring. I've had the two muslin/trial bodices lying around ever since. I loved the plaid, so decided to make it work for me. Not as a dress--it wasn't my size. But jackets are supposed to be slightly larger than your normal size, right? But I don't have anything to wear it with--or do I? I made a sleeveless navy sheath dress 20 years ago for a friend's wedding. Back then I thought I knew more than I actually did. I never really finished it, it didn't really fit right, and I hadn't worn it since. This was the perfect thing to go with the jacket! I just had to cut off about 10 inches and hem it, then tack down the facing. Voila!
I got that far about two weeks ago and stalled at the buttonhole for the jacket. That was all that was left. But I couldn't let this sit as a second generation UFO! So I kicked my own butt in gear today and did the buttonhole. Finished! But I may save it for Easter.
Next is a UFO that I've been working on here and there for maybe 4-6 years. It comes on trips with me, but mostly sat in the sewing room. So in February I stuck it in the car and worked on it during all those 10 minute waits at the school and dentist office. The last round was all done in one fell swoop (2 hrs) because I was determined to just get it done! That was actually Feb 28. Of course, then I needed to wash it (I did mention it's been around for a while) and block it.
It took me about 40 hrs all together, and it's 34" across. What am I going to do with it? I'm calling it a small tablecloth, and probably saving it for when my daughter gets married. But that means that sometime I'll have to make something for my other daughter. There's always more projects!