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Finish Those UFQs 2020 – WEEK 10

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Welcome to WEEK 10 of the Finish Those UFQs! The first full week of 2020!
Did you make some progress last week? Are you starting a new list for 2020?
You can download the FREE Project Tracker here:Finish Those UFOs

Last week I was so happy to finish my baby size Left The Nest Quilt for the end of 2019! I decided to bind it in a bright pink (Valentine by Kona Cotton).

I worked more on my NEW Quilt Pattern, the Flower Party Quilt. I completed 1 block and am now sewing all the components for all the blocks at once. I am really excited to finish this top! The quilt pattern will be available in my shop January 28, 2020!

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I can’t believe 2019 is already over! Last year went by so fast! I finished 10 quilts last year (6 Throw size and 4 baby size). I hosted 2 Quilt Alongs (The Frame It Quilt Along and the Happy Block Swap Quilt Along) and 1 Finish Those UFQs Challenge. I released 5 NEW Quilt Patterns: Frame It Quilt, Rainier Echoes Quilt, Left The Nest Quilt, Happy Block Swap Quilt and the Lovey Star Garden Quilt. 

Here are all my finished quilts:
2019 quilt finishes

Top: Cloudy Day Quilt Sampler , Left The Nest Quilt and  Lovely Star Garden Quilt

Middle: Happy Block Swap Quilt, Rainier Echoes Quilt and Happy Block Swap Quilt

Bottom: Frame It Quilt, Left The Nest Quilt, Frame It Quilt and Happy Flower Garden Quilt

GOALS FOR THIS WEEK!

The kids will be back in school on Monday! So I’m hoping to finish my Flower Party Quilt top this week!
This week I need to start cutting out my nephews quilt! The baby show is in 4 weeks and I can’t procrastinate this one any longer! I’m really excited to share this one with you….but I may have to wait until after the shower.

Join the Facebook Quilt Along Group to share your progress!

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

Finish Those UFQs 2020!
Jan. 3rd – Week 10
Jan. 10th – Week 11
Jan. 17th – Week 12
Jan. 24th – Week 13
Jan. 31st – Week 14

Finish Those UFQs 2019!
Nov. 1st – Week 1 – Intro
Nov. 8th – Week 2
Nov. 15th – Week 3
Nov. 22nd – Week 4
Nov. 29th – Week 5
Dec. 6th – Week 6
Dec. 13th – Week 7
Dec. 20th – Week 8
Dec. 27 – Week 9

 

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Finish those UFQs WEEK 9

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Welcome to WEEK 9 of the Finish Those UFQs challenge!

Download the FREE Quilt Project Tracker: Finish Those UFOs

Have you made any progress this week? I know it can be a busy time for people. Having my kids home for winter break makes it so I have less time to sew. But I’m enjoying spending extra time with them.

This week the kids finished making their Aprons! We had cut them out during their Summer break, other projects got in the way. So we finally finished them up this week. The kids had a lot of fun making these. They picked out their own fabrics and did all the sewing. I helped with ironing and pinning.

 

We also had some fun making some bread from scratch. Our first loaf didn’t turn out too good. So we tried again an our results were much better! I love baking in the winter time and it fills your house with yummy smells!

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This week I found some time to baste and quilt my baby size Left The Nest Quilt! I love using spray baste. It makes the basting step go way faster! I used Sulky KK 200 Temporary Spray. I love that there isn’t any overspray left on my tile floor.

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I decided to go with a large zig zag pattern for the quilting. I used my seams as a guild. I quilted about 1/2 inch from all the top flying geese. Then I started quilting in between each of those lines to make the lines all about 1 3/4 inches apart.

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The last project I worked on this week was my new quilt pattern the Flower Party Quilt! I made some progress and am close to having some blocks done! Yay!!

Finish Those UFQs 2020!
Since we will be postponing the next quilt along in my quilt along until probably March of 2020. I’ve decided to extend the Finish those UFQs into January of 2020! Yay! More time to get our boxes checked off our list!

You can continue with your current list, or you can print off and new one and start fresh for the New Year!

Download your FREE Quilt Project Tracker here: Finish Those UFOs

Goals for this Week!
My goals for this week are to finish up my baby size Left The Nest Quilt and to work on my Flower Party Quilt top!

Join the Facebook Quilt Along Group to share your progress!

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

Finish Those UFQs 2019!
Nov. 1st – Week 1 – Intro
Nov. 8th – Week 2
Nov. 15th – Week 3
Nov. 22nd – Week 4
Nov. 29th – Week 5
Dec. 6th – Week 6
Dec. 13th – Week 7
Dec. 20th – Week 8
Dec. 27 – Week 9

Finish Those UFQs 2020!
Jan. 3rd – Week 10
Jan. 10th – Week 11
Jan. 17th – Week 12
Jan. 24th – Week 13
Jan. 31st – Week 14

 

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Finish Those UFQs!!

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Most quilters love cutting into new projects, so they end up with a big pile of UFQ’s! Most people refer to them as UFO (Unfinished Objects), but I’m trying to focus on my UFQ’s, Unfinished Quilts!  I have a bigger pile than I would like. Some people have 2 unfinished quilts and some people have 50 unfinished quilts!

So, I’ve decided this November and December I’m going to try to make my pile smaller! I’ve created a PDF where you can list 15 of your Unfinished Quilts, check off which stages you have completed. If you have more than 15 UFQ’s, print off as many sheets as you need.

DOWNLOAD The FREE Project tracker:Finish Those UFOs

I’m hoping this will keep me more organized and help me visualize what I can finish before the end of this year. It would be awesome to start 2020 with no UFQ’s, but I don’t think that is physically possible. I have 6 unfinished quilts and 2 New ones I know I work on before the end of the year. So I’m hoping to finish at least 3 of the UFQ’s and work on my 2 new ones!

To accomplish my goal, I plan to spend at least 1 hour each week on my UFQ’s. This way I can still work on new projects, but I’m still chipping away at those unfinished beauties!

You can choose to work 10 minutes a day, 1 hour a week, 5 hours a week. It’s up to you!!

JOIN ME!! From November 1st to December 31st

  • Printed out the PDF
  • Write your time goal
  • Getting working on those UFQ’s!

Each Friday I will put a post in my Quilt Along Group where you can post a photo or let me know what you worked on the previous week and what you hope to work on the following week!

JOIN THE HAPPY CLOUD CREATIONS QUILT ALONG GROUP

I’m hoping we can motivate each other to get some of our UFQ’s finished so they can be snuggled and loved!

Use this Hashtag on Social Media #FinishThoseUFQs

Happy Quilting!!
Andrea

Finish Those UFQs 2019!
Nov. 1st – Week 1 – Intro
Nov. 8th – Week 2
Nov. 15th – Week 3
Nov. 22nd – Week 4
Nov. 29th – Week 5
Dec. 6th – Week 6
Dec. 13th – Week 7
Dec. 20th – Week 8
Dec. 27 – Week 9

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Here are my UFQ’s

#1 – Cloudy Day Quilt Sampler

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#2 – Happy Flower Garden Quilt (Baby size)

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#3 – Left the Nest Quilt (Baby size)

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#4 – Colorful Tiles Quilt (Throw size)

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#5 – Stepping Stone Quilt (Throw size)

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#6 – Happy Block Swap Quilt (Throw size)

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#7 – Lovely Star Garden Quilt (Throw size – want to start)

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#8 – New Quilt Pattern – For my soon to be born nephew! : )

Fabric has not arrived yet!