2016 Finish Along, Q2



What’s that old saw about good intentions? I had lots. Of intentions, but not successes. My first quarter of the finish-a-long was a FAIL. Giant Fail. EPIC fail. Zero percent.

Let’s try again shall we? I’m going to roll over my entire list and see how far I get this time.

  1. blue 15 minute blocks project

It was just blocks (and not enough of them) three months ago. Now the top is done and it’s layered and basted. I actually got further than I had expected on this. Quilt it and bind it.


2. Finish one of the big quilts, either rainbow or grey tea leaves

These are super queens, something around 96″ square. And my domestic is tiny. Both are half quilted and that needs to change. I will get ONE of these done this quarter. Same.

3. My soccer hexie project.

Buy background fabric, layer, baste, quilt. Also pull out the templates. Write a blog post for the history and multi-year design process on this one. Same.


4. gap improv

Right now the blue/yellow bit is all quilted. Nothing else is though. Finish the quilting on this. Bind it. I have the black outside border, the pink, and the orange/pink borders to quilt.


5. Husband door quilt

FML on this one. I need to add another row on the bottom. Talk husband out of “it needs to be bigger!”. Usual layer, baste, quilt, bind. Figure out how to hang it. SAME.

Value: barn raising

6. I’m in the Mighty Lucky club, so that will be an ongoing project each month. Putting it on my list to keep myself accountable.


And a new project on the list!

7. Make it Modern – my guild challenge is due next week. This will be a guaranteed finish for sure. I had great energy starting it….and then nothing. Decide layout, remove papers and basting threads, glue down, layer/baste, quilt, bind. You know, not much to do at all.


I’m linking up with Stacey at SLOStudio (and all the other hosts). Good luck everyone!



Debbie – A Quilter’s Table – USA

Jess – Elven Garden Quilts – Australia

Stacey – SLO Studio – Canada

Jennie – Clover & Violet – USA

Helen – Archie the Wonder Dog – UK

Nicky – Mrs. Sew and Sow -UK

Cindy – Fluffy Sheep Quilting – Ireland

Rhonda – Rhonda’s Ramblings – USA

Leanne – She Can Quilt – Canada


7 thoughts on “2016 Finish Along, Q2

  1. Good luck with your projects – especially those large quilts. I’ve had one sitting for a while as well… but I just keep chosing the smaller ones to finish up. Good luck!


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