I LOVE IT!!
I first whipped up a little Japanese-style bag out of some fat quarters I got on my trip to the midwest in October. You will find this free pattern here.
Then, I took to the long-languishing quilt top in my WIP basket, and finished that off. This is the Small Plates pattern out of my Practical Guide to Patchwork book.
Since I have the batting on order and haven't quite finished the back (it contains some patchwork detail), I went at some scrap busting with this little bag, trying out some paper piecing methods. It is also a free pattern, and the tutorial is great. You can find it here. I may have already finished another bag that needs a nice ribbon for the drawstring, and I may have a third on the sewing table ready for final assembly. Just saying.
Since I have two quilts pretty ready to go, I am planning some more projects. I have two pieces of fabric in my stash appropriate for a skirt or top or dress, so I am deciding what to do with them. I also have my next quilt in the planning/ordering stages. I have ordered enough of the colored fabrics to follow along with the Craftsy Block a Month Club, which is a free class and will result in a pretty cool sampler quilt and lots of new techniques learned.
That's all for now. Happy stitching.