Saturday 8 October 2016

Quarter Four 2016 is here! Link up your lists!

Finish A Long 2016

Quarter four of 2016 is here and this is the final round up of projects for this year....I find that hard to believe don't you? 

As you are already aware, the 2016 FAL has gone global - a community of bloggers across the world, jointly hosting the FAL. Our hosts are:
For those of you who are new to the FAL, it is a place to find motivation and encouragement to complete those unfinished projects that are hanging about becoming UFOs. It has worked well for me (though maybe not this quarter) in the past an I truly believe the encouragement I have received and the deadlines have helped me finish lots of things.

Every quarter you post a list of projects you hope to finish in the next three months, and then at the end of the quarter, you post a link from your blog, Flickr or Instagram of each successful finish from your original list. Each finish is an entry for wonderful prizes from our sponsors. And even if you don't win a prize you still have some wonderful finishes so really everyone wins.

There is no penalty for not finishing a listed project, so feel free to make your list long (that's my model) or short, as you wish. The 2016 Schedule and Rules for the FAL are on my permanent FAL page All You Need to Know About Finish Along 2016 , let me know if you have any questions.

 Here are the fantastic and generous sponsors for Q4 of the FAL - you can see each of their prizes listed under their logo (think about visiting them and saying thank you): 
You may recall from previous quarters that there was a return of tutorial week at the end of each quarter, between the opening of the link for finishes and the day that link closes.

Are you enjoying this? Please share your thoughts in the comments section below! This will take place each quarter. Each host works hard to put these together so I hope you are visiting their blogs to encourage them. If you have a tutorial that you would like to share, please let me or another host know.

So it's time to round up those projects you want to finish over the next three months, take a photo of where you are now, and make your list. 

Please ensure that you have at least started your projects - pulled fabric with a pattern or plan, and remember that it is finished projects that will get you entry toward the above listed prizes. So while we love to see your bee blocks, the "finish" is when they are a completed, usable project.

It is very helpful if you tag your Q4list as #FALQ4yourname. The 2016 Q4 link for your list of proposed finishes is now open below on my blog and on each of the hosting blogs. You only link your list once, on one blog - and that link will show up on all of the blogs.

If you are using Flickr or Instagram, link a mosaic and put your list in the description. Katy of The Littlest Thistle has a great tutorial on how to link-up if you need it.

We also ask that you become part of the FAL community. Please check out the links of others and visit and comment on their lists. We all need encouragement to get those finishes done, so please share some of your own too.

When creating your list there is one thing to remember....No deductions for not completing something so ..... Aim High! Nothing to lose!!! Well Now..... Get those lists together and get linked up. 

The Q4 linky party will stay open until 11 pm EST, October 16, 2016- as we are global, you might want to check your time zone to determine your last possible time to link. Remember: you only need to link up on ONE hosting blog and it will automatically show up on all hosting blogs.


1 comment:

  1. I'm a noob. I posted my scrap link on here instead of the scrap one. It was supposed to be my correction for the messing up the link the first time and now I made it worse. Can you delete Linkup #101?


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