WELCOME TO THE 2019 BLOCK BUSTERS FIUP CHALLENGE!

This challenge will last all of 2019!!! It will be broken into 4 quarters :

 FIRST QUARTER :JAN. - MARCH

Carla - quilt valentines quilt top and one other swap block  top either pumpkins or Christmas. *Finish the Snowman blocks into a top. 

Jean - quilt Under The Sea top.

Anna 

Mary anne -* snowman blocks into runners.

Connie - finish quiltalong , snowpeople swap. 

Wilma  - snowmen and Christmas blocks. ** 

Kathy 

Beth

Chris - 

Lisa

Carri - *

Melanie K. Sgt peppers, tourquoise and choice of  swap block 

SECOND QUARTER: APRIL - JUNE

Carla - quilt two quilts. Assemble another set of squares.

Connie-  pumpkin patch, butterflies and roosters.

Wilma - snowman 

Jean- under the sea quilting, sew butterfly top, sewing themed quilting.

MaryAnne - snowman runners, start under the sea, sewing blocks.

Chris - jamestown landing, under the sea, green argyle , diamonds jubilee strips. 

Melanie - forward 1st quarter goals..

Beth - bird swap.  Hst swap      heart block swap

 THIRD QUARTER:JULY - SEPT.

Carla- quilt two quilts. Assemble another set of blocks.

Connie - quilt pumpkin top. Dresses and christmas patchwork blocks into tops.

Chef - wedding quilt completed

Chris - green bargello, ringo lake

Quilt glacier star, a keeper quilt and finish wedding star.

Melanie. Lonley hearts runners. Christmas blocks and t shirt quilt. 

WILMA - SNOWMAN blocks and Christmas quilt,  gifts and T shirt quilts.

FOURTH QUARTER: OCTOBER -DEC.

 This challenge will have ZERO swapping in it. It is strictly created to try to get some finishes on our swap blocks!  You may join in at any time and you can finish any number of quilts  or other projects you wish in each quarter but the hope is to complete at least one each quarter! 

Here is how it works:

* sign up quarterly. This will prompt you to have accountability!

*make goals!! Be willing to post your goals each quarter and do your best to follow through! 

* choose your blocks for the quarter! It can be blocks we have swapped or even ones you have just had setting around forever! 

* be prepared!  Whether it is scrappy or perfectly chosen have it ready to go. Choose a setting! 

*share ideas to help others move forward! Sometimes the hardest part of this is deciding on a setting. Let's help each other by sharing ideas!

* be prepared to post progress and hopefully pictures if you are able! 

* the main goal is to get all the way to a finished quilt!! Binding and all! Or if you prefer you may use the blocks to complete some other project such as table runners, place settings or bed runners. 

But even if you are only able to get to the quilt top stage at least it's not a pile of blocks!!

             ************** HAVE FUN!! *************

This is the main thing! When it stops being fun you stop making progress! Lets keep it fun. You never know I may add prizes in here at some point! 

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I love it Carla. :))

What an interesting quilt!  It looks like you could move your eyes around it for hours.  It also looks pretty complex.

This is the second of the two quilt tops i made this weekend. This one is called "train tracks".

It is hard to believe that both of these very different quilt tops came from one jelly roll! The only thing i added was the border on the blue and on the orange i added the white and i added the green from a fat quarter bunch from the same line of bernartex fabric that i snatched from Tuesday morning. 

Cool quilt, Carla.  Hard to believe you got two great quilts from a jelly roll and a bit of stash.  I may have to try my hand at one of these.

The orange one was a breeze. The other one was easy to sew but a pain ro arrange. My eyes didn't care for it. Lol

I thought that might be the case.  It’s fun for the eyes now that it’s made, but you would have to concentrate to get it on the design wall in the right order.

Really nice quilt tops.  Great job.

Thank you. I have decided to add a white border to the orange one. It's just not wide enough to me. 

These are both great, Carla! The same pattern and jelly roll? You would never know it! 

Not the same pattern but yes the same jelly roll. :)

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