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UFOs

If you're a REAL quilter, you have at least one UFO (unfinished object) and one WIP (work in progress) stashed in the closet or stacked on a shelf. Maybe you just need quilting suggestions, or maybe a fresh eye from a new online friend can help with block arrangements. How about a UFO swap? Any UFO conversation is welcome.

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Comment by Elizabeth Phillips on June 9, 2019 at 3:55pm

Wilma, we are the lucky ones having a cleaning person (mine is female).  And your Hubby will approve of mine too because I'm 74.

Comment by Zoetc49 on June 9, 2019 at 3:20pm

Elizabeth, half the strawberries were correct, so I had to fix that. I was just glad I had taken the picture and saw it that way.

Wilma, that is great you have someone coming in to help you. When I used to clean homes I liked having a list. I did this when I was going to collage and had more energy, but each of the people I cleaned homes for would have a list for me, this was nice so that I got what was important to them done.

Thank you Linda, Beth has one of my quilts now and one more on the way... so don't rush...lol

Barbara, oh... that would be so frustrating with the one block, when I first started quilting I ran into issues like that. Now, okay, I still run into issues like that...lol I have one on the wall for my mom that I put away because I ran into so many issues.. it will now turn into a throw quilt !

Riana, thank you !!!  When I told my nephew I was making a quilt for his girl friend, I told him to let it be a surprise. He waited 4 phone calls before he gave in and told her...lol  She told him it made her feel " accepted". So, I am thrilled to be meeting her in a month and be able to give her,her own quilt.

Comment by Wilma Schirra-Kays on June 9, 2019 at 11:46am

We are headed home from CA today.  Ready for my own bed.  Graduation was fun.  He looks so happy to start next phase of life.  He and his brother will fly up to NV on July 13th for a week.  Lots planned, then we will meet their parents at CO river where they will play....too old for all that sun lol.

The next 2 Monday early mornings I have “reservations” to use the long arm machine in sewing room.  I hope to quilt 3-4 small quilts tomorrow and the 1 small and 1 large QOV the next Monday.  Hope I will have the crazy heart ready to quilt.

You all look so busy.  Oh...yes I have a housekeeper every 2 weeks.  I can no longer clean my floors (all tile).  Just too hard on back.  Hubby said it was a necessity when I turned 74.

Comment by Elizabeth Phillips on June 9, 2019 at 11:42am

Zoe, I love your 2 quilts!  I have a thing for getting the directions right when making quilts, but I don't think I would have taken out the strawberries.  If the quilt is going to a non-quilter, I have a suspicion that the person will never see the upside-down strawberries. LOL  But we all know that your quilt is perfect now!

This morning after I did my exercises I updated my quilting scrapbook.  All 850 quilting projects are photographed and recorded.  Now I am getting my great grandson's scrapbook up-to-date.

Way to go, Linda!  Waiting to see your finished quilts.

Comment by Linda Koller on June 9, 2019 at 11:12am

Great job, Zoe!

Have to bind 2 quilts and I'll have 2 UFOs done! Photos later this week...I hope. If I have the energy.

Beth, another quilt will be on it's way to you later this week. Finished the backing yesterday.

Comment by Barbara Hughes on June 9, 2019 at 9:18am

Zoe, Great job. I've done the same  I've recently had a problem with sashing stips meeting. Found out that one small sq out of the block was 1/8 each off and had to take that square out and put one in the right size. FRUSTRATION!!!! Your nephews girlfriend will love it.

Comment by Riana Noyes on June 9, 2019 at 8:22am

Zoe, don't you just hate it when you feel like you're done...then notice a mistake. Glad you found it BEFORE quilting it,lol. Both are perfect quilts for them.

Comment by Zoetc49 on June 8, 2019 at 11:45pm

Oh, the one with the strawberries, I realized the strawberries were upside down, I fixed that. It was 2 am when I first put that border on.

Comment by Zoetc49 on June 8, 2019 at 11:43pm

This is the one I made for my nephew, I had posted this one before.

Comment by Zoetc49 on June 8, 2019 at 11:41pm

I got my nephews girl friends quilt done. They both are vegetarians and my nephew had requested a quilt.  I had plenty of fabric left to make this one. I only added the bee's, lady bugs and strawberries to her's.

 

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