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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 Beth A. North on December 29, 2011 at 3:11pm

I think my things is I like to cut fabric up.  I know most do not like that part, but I sure do.  I have a hunters star; log cabin wall design, a carpenters star, a scrap lone star, a drunkard's path that is green and white, a scrap bargello cut up, a scrap batik spool cut up, a flannel nine patch cut up, a moose wall hanging traced, fused and ready to go, applique bom started, computer bag, a round robin that is completed except have to add on for daughters bed, several to longarm, a coat quilted just have to sew, four wall hangings to quilt, pin cusions (15) to sew, pot holders cut up, three scrap tumbler quilts as well as apple core quilts, a drunkard path black and red, a couple of footballs to make with team fabrics cut up and ready to go, 1930s log cabin, 1930s bom, lantern quilt, about 15 ball men cut up and ready to sew, barn chicks quilt, buggy barn star quilt cut up, 1" postage stam quilt, 2' square quilt, 4" square quilt, 5" square quilt all cut up and ready, scrap star quilt, orphan block quilt (yes there are enough of those to make up a quilt now), fall leaf block quilt ready to assemble, 2 dresdan plate quilts, spring flower block quilt, sun bonnet sue quilt, a tea cup quilted coat, a western quilt I have been collecting fabric for two years for, most recent a woodland block quilt I have blocks for, just need to finish putting together, eight point star blocks, and then don't let me get started on the scrap quilts that are sorted and ready with foundations cut and ready.  That is just off the top of my head, not even reading the list!

Comment by Deanna Davis on December 29, 2011 at 2:19pm

@Beth - we'll be rootin' for ya !  I started my goal of finishing UFO's 2 yrs ago .. I've done quite a bit this year while throwing in 2 quilts for a new grandson, 2 quilts for HS graduations .. a couple guild things AND 3 or 4 off the shelf (the PIZLBs)  LOL  Today I'm still working on some Christmas elf projects to mail off this week -- the workshop will get cleaned up and back to the sister's quilt on the wall. So tell us .. what kind of quilts are they ?  Do you have the same taste you did when you started them ? And who are they for ? 

Comment by Beth A. North on December 29, 2011 at 1:06pm

And yes, she listed them and counted them herself.

Comment by Beth A. North on December 29, 2011 at 1:05pm

Thank you for letting me join this group.  My quest for 2012 is to finish all 130 or so projects that I have started and not finished.  My daughter cleaned out my garage with me where my quilt room is, and we found that there is a problem with starting, cutting, and then leaving it to better things.  So, I finished one of them this last weekend and here is a photo.  It started with the red/white pinwheels and built from there.Diane%20quilt.jpg

Comment by Elizabeth Wilcox on December 29, 2011 at 8:45am

 I have several UFO's.  I would not know where to begin.  Too many great patterns.

Eventally they will get done, some day.

Comment by Riana Noyes on December 22, 2011 at 4:14pm

Aaah! I found another U.F.O. while clearing out my cedar chest. This is a series of hand applique flowers (various) in a color no longer in any bedroom of mine. Luckily, the blue & whites mimic my china, so I guess a table runner would do with the blocks I already did.(This must be at least 9 yr. old, no wonder I forgot it.)

Comment by Riana Noyes on December 22, 2011 at 4:09pm

Mine is from a pattern in Better Homes& Gardens "New Patchwork & Quilting Book1987, and calls  both this with path and another without as Grandma's flower garden quilts( vintage @ 1930's), but refers to the one as "green path flower garden quilt" , probably for clarity .

Comment by Rebecca Tellez on December 21, 2011 at 9:29am

Carolyn I believe you are right, it is still a flower garden.  This top was found at a garage sale and was in pretty bad shape to begin with.  Neither my customer or I no the history of this quilt.

Comment by Carolyn Hoxton on December 21, 2011 at 8:53am

Isn't that the "Flower Garden"...with a path, or without a path, if you put diamonds in between or not!!!!

Comment by Penelope on December 21, 2011 at 8:46am

@ Riana

Is there a name to your pattern with the diamonds.  My grandmother made me one in the 60's from my mother's dresses from the 30's.  A treasure to me. Thanks

 

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