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Karen's UFO Quilt Along

Too many UFO’s? Together we’ll get through those unfinished objects! Free to join. Hosted by Karen.

Website: http://www.connectingthreads.com
Members: 487
Latest Activity: Mar 17

What this group is about

I don’t know about you, but I have too many things started. Join me in my quest to get finish what I’ve started. The deal is, for every 2 projects I finish, I get to reward myself by starting something new. You can make your own rules, or give the group ideas for new rules as we go. I think it’ll be fun to ask this group for advice on what project to wrap up next, show my progress with photo’s, get motivation from each other when I want to break my own agreement (trust me, I am weak willed when it comes to new projects).

1. No purchase necessary
2. Timeframe: this is an ongoing group with no defined end time.
3. If you are not a member of our Quilt with Us Community yet, click the "Signup and Join" box in the upper-right corner. Once you're a member, you will see a green plus sign and a link to "Join Karen's UFO Quilt Along" in the upper-right of the group page. Clicking on the link will allow you to join this Quilt Along.
4. Post questions, project feedback, and pictures of your progress.

TUFO - means Tuesday UFO - those of us interested try to make a small dent in whatever UFO we are working on. Tuesday is simply the day the Connecting Threads gals get together to sew and craft...you can make it any day you like, but we got a kick out of the title. Once in awhile we can't make it on Tuesday so we move it to Wednesday - yup WUFO. Report here what you are planning to work on, then the next day, let us all know how you did. Nothing is required, it's just for fun.

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Comment by Priscilla Sandy Cooksey on February 20, 2017 at 9:58pm

Thank you ladies for the great welcome.  Karen, your quilts are masterful!!  I'm having trouble squaring up. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Comment by Janet/MO on February 20, 2017 at 9:43pm

Thanks everyone.  Yes, they are machine embroidered.  I did quite a few swaps with the Machine Embroidery Buddies group & this is one of them.  I have another top waiting to be basted from another swap with them plus several more sets of blocks waiting to be put in to tops. 

Comment by Gmakitty on February 20, 2017 at 7:02pm

stashes are like rabbitts they multiply when your not looking///LOL gmakitty

Comment by Vilma/AR on February 20, 2017 at 3:30pm

Janet, nice owl quilt

Karen,  congrats on your de-stash adventure with your friend.   I did that last year with a friend and it seems I accumulated some more so I am doing it again.....

Comment by Gmakitty on February 20, 2017 at 1:33pm

awesome quiltsgmakitty

Comment by Donna Coppin on February 20, 2017 at 12:18pm

So cute, Janet!  I love owls!!

Comment by karenthequilter on February 20, 2017 at 12:15pm

Janet, your owls are so cute!  Are they machine embroidered? Appliqued?

Comment by Janet/MO on February 20, 2017 at 12:13pm

I finished my owl wallhanging.  I still need to buy a curtain rod to hang it from, but couldn't wait to show it to everyone so this pic was taken with it laying on the floor.  I made the block with the 2 owls in the center row & the block with the owl wearing overalls in the bottom row.  I'm so happy to have another UFO finished! 

Comment by karenthequilter on February 20, 2017 at 10:21am

Whew, Janet, I'm exhausted for you.  LOL

I'm in the office today - in case some of you don't know, I work for Martingale/That Patchwork Place, a quilting book publisher.  So I work with lots of quilters.  They were thrilled to rummage through my giveaway box.

Comment by Janet/MO on February 19, 2017 at 4:10pm

Pam, I love your Disappearing 9 Patch.  The backing is great too.

Karen, you must have been in the same cleaning mood I have been.  When my daughter & her 2 boys were with us for 2-1/2 yrs I stored a lot of my quilts in my hall closet.  Thank goodness it is pretty good sized.  Well they moved out a few weeks ago so today I finally decided to clean the closet in the room the boys used so I could put my quilts back in there.  Then while going through the hall closet I found lots of draperies that I know I will never use so they are already in a box in the back of my car to be dropped off at the local donation place tomorrow.  I figure if I put them in the car, I would be less apt to change my mind! 

I also worked on a wallhanging made from some blocks I exchanged with the Machine Embroidery Buddies group a couple of years ago.  I hope to have it completely finished & hanging on the wall of my newly redecorated office by the middle of the week.

Whew, now I'm getting ready to put lasagne in the oven & put my feet up for the rest of the night! 

 

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