Do you need a little motivation? Here is one of the prizes up for grabs next month:
I just finished sewing this. It took about two weeks to make. The design is 7-inches wide and 7 1/2 inches high.
Sorry for the crappy phone cam quality. Don't worry, it looks much better in RL -- and it will look especially great after a wash and some ironing. <3
In case you missed the announcement for the January birthday contest, all the details are in this post: http://community.livejournal.com/bleachness/219555.html