Thursday, 2 October 2014

FAL round up

Well another three months have gone....and it is time to own up to how far down the Finish Along list I have got.   Not too shabby given the length of the list I'd say....


Finish Along 2014



Friendship's Garden Quilt - finished!  It only took me 9 years!




Stingy Plus Quilt - finished with help from the fabulous members of Bee A Brit Stingy






Love Heart Quilt - finished!  Pattern from V & Co and red/pink fabrics from the ruby Oakshott bundle and Helen.  This one belongs to my youngest daughter...





Sibling's Together 1 & 2 - both finished and handed over at Fat Quarterly Retreat - helped by the marvellous generosity of Moda and Becca at Sew Me A Song and the talents of the Sibling's Together Quilting Bee - thanks ladies!





Swap Baskets for FQR - finished and swapped





So that was the good news!


I have four UFO's to rollover till next time

Tulip Dance - no progress




Vintage Circles - no progress




Sewing Words - no real progress here





Hexy Big Balls - almost finished piecing the backing 




And here are the four new projects I started this quarter but have yet to finish

Blueberry Park Chevrons - lots of progress 

From this 




To this....



Using a mix of manufactured fabric and those special ones printed by my lovely friend and bee mate Karen!  Chevrons cut by my Sizzix machine.


Clamshells - lots of progress - from these few ...



To this ...





Again cut with the Sizzix machine - thinking of making it bigger yet!
Christmas - now named Nordik Quilt - loads of progress

One of my early blocks...



To this....


Loads of help received from my fabulous Stingy Bee friends again - they are the best! Flowering Snowball, inspired by Mary Dugan, went from this plan on EQ6 and an order of Oakshott





To this - an almost finished quilt top - and I have been challenged by my Lazy Bum mate Lizzie to finish the top in October!




Lots still to do - well you didn't really think I'd finish that list.....did you?

15 comments:

  1. I still think you did well at the finishing. Not so well at the not starting anything new but then I don't suppose that was on your list, was it?!

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  2. I am so very happy to see that other quilters have lots of projects on the go! What a delightful collection of finished and WIP quilts, my favourite is Stingy Plus Quilt.

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  3. What a amazing amount of fabulous finishes!! Hurry up and finish the Nordic quilt: what have you been doing with your time!!

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  4. Such variety in colour and pattern and theme! The Love Heart quilt is beautiful for it's simplicity!

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  5. they are all spectacular! extra congratulations for completing my favourite of your ufo's.
    I wouldn't worry if the ufo list is never completed because we all love to start something new....

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  6. You get SO much done. I love your style of quilting too.

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  7. Beautiful variety and wonderful work Nicky ! I especially love your Flowering Snowball, bravo.

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  8. Such a variety of quilts finished and in progress. I'm sure you'll have all of them finished in a jiffy and started several more!

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  9. You are so productive! I can't believe how much you've completed, and such big projects too, it's not like they were little zippy bags or bookmarks or something!

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  10. Wow, you must never, ever sleep!! I want you to know that you are entirely responsible for the state of my dining room after your last post. I have started not one, but two scrap quilts because I couldn't make my mind up which to do first. Well, you and Pinterest!!

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  11. I'm coming to the conclusion that you have an internal challenge to have one project of your own for each other person's on the list ;o)

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  12. Hi, Nicki! I came visiting because I linked up on Scraptastic Tuesday and that led to surfing around yours and Leanne's blogs. :D Fun stuff! You have some wonderful quilts on this post - but that Garden quilt at the top!! GORGEOUS. worth the 9 years, :D

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  13. You'll get them finished though. You're on such a finishing run!

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