Goals: August 2015

Sooooo…it may be over half way through August but I still wanted to update my July goals and talk about a couple for August even though there’s only 11 days left!

Woohoo!  I managed to bake a Victoria sponge – a full cake though not cupcakes – it was gorgeous but I didn’t get a picture. 😦

Poor little Westie cross-stitch hasn’t got any fluffier – I will get it done one day! Honest!

I managed to get all 3 of the below done…even if they did overlap into August.  I didn’t get round to even tracing the pattern for the pedal pushers so I think I’m now going to push them to September.

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All four dresses were blogged about, with better photographs.

Most Graphic Novels were read so I’m just finishing 2 off this month.  I did try to get into Game Of Thrones but it didn’t hook me at all so I gave up a few chapters in.  I do want to read it so will try again another time.

My organisation has only just really got organised so I can’t really class it as achieved in July but it has already improved in August!.

So goals for August…or what’s left of it anyway!

  1. Buy a planner (done) and use it to be more organised with food, exercise and blogging.

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2.  I’m perfecting the Bonnell dress so I’m currently working on my second wearable muslin.  I’ve already done one but need get it spot on for a special little project!

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I also need to make matching pillowcases for the 2 quilts I bought as neither of them came with any…even though I though they did! Hhhmmph! I haven’t got any that remotely match at the moment.

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Another wrap dress NEEDS to be made! My first will be blogged about next week.

3.  Finish GNs Wasteland & V for Vendetta and finish The Other Life.

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4.  Make more of an effort with cooking – trying new recipes and trying to be healthier. 🙂

Keep a look out for the review post in September…it won’t be long!

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11 thoughts on “Goals: August 2015

  1. Phew! That’s a lot of goals, I am impressed! My sewing goals had to be cut back since June, hoping to pick up once again come September, I am very envious. I am looking forward to seeing your wrap dress also. 😊

  2. I stuck at it with GoT but it took ages to get into (3rd book maybe?!) and I’m still not convinced… My neighbour has just got me into the Temeraire series – Napoleonic wars with dragons! What’s not to love?!!!
    Looking forward to seeing your Bonnell and wrap dresses!

    1. Glad I’m not the only one with GoT! I enjoyed the series so much so I am a little disappointed that I’m not enjoying the books as much 😦 I’ll check the Temeraire series out – it sounds good!

    1. Thank you – I do think that they make me much more productive. I’m even more determined during the next months if I don’t get certain things done. 🙂

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