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#1 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 4:38:04 PM(UTC)

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Joined: 2/4/2006(UTC)
Posts: 4,593
Location: Brentwood, CA

Jackie did such a great job keeping us motivated to work on our UFO's, I thought I would see if anyone wants to do it again in 2018!

Are you overwhelmed by the stacks of UFOs? Or are you like me, May not have many UFOs but maybe kits begging to be fondled or plans ready to be fabricated (get it, fabricated) Tongue Out

This year we are each making our list of ONLY 12 projects to choose from.  

Like Jackie, I will pick a number for each month.  You choose if you want to work on the project listed under that number or one of the others on the list, and post that decision.

Just like last year, each month we want to see your starting photo and your ending photo. Progress ones are nice too. No need to check in daily but let us know how you're progressing during the month. And we want to see any finishes you have..show off your finishes so we can ooh and ahh.

Important note: You DO NOT have to finish your project to what it was origianallly intended. If it's something that you don't particulary like or it's just too much work to finish and you've lost interest you CAN make in into something different, a lap quilt, baby quilt, wheelchair quilt, wall hanging, tablerunner, totebag. 

If you are interested in joining, please post your 12 projects in this thread. 




As long as I'm breathin', there's no bad days.~ Alabama
#2 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 4:51:28 PM(UTC)

Rank: Administration

Joined: 11/18/2002(UTC)
Posts: 7,949
Location: Memphis!


Here are the ones I can remember:

1.  KT log cabin blocks  quilt 1
2.  KT log cabin blocks quilt 2
3.  taupe turning twenty
4.  coffee & cream blocks
5.  KT charm quilt
6.  CW sampler
7.  applique quilt
8.  30s row quilt  
9.  Bonnie Hunter variation - FINISHED 1/16
10.   HoneyComb wool candle mat
11.   Farmer's Wall hanging ( thanks Sharon ) - FINISHED 1/17
12.   CWR churn dash 

#3 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:03:31 PM(UTC)

Rank: Member

Joined: 2/4/2006(UTC)
Posts: 4,593
Location: Brentwood, CA

Project Name Starting Status  Up to Date Status
1. Foresters Pattern  
2.Tools of Trade/Let's Go Sew Waiting for blocks  Done January
3. Color Wash Kit  
4. Christmas Tweets Pattern  
5. Mr Malz Deciding pattern  Done January
6. Vintage Grandmothers Garden Repair section  
8. Video Game Have fabric  
9. Summertime Sampler (wool) Pattern  
10. Farm Girl Vintage Have book and some fabric  
11.Dresden  Blocks  Done January
12. Summer bug mat (wool) Pattern  


As long as I'm breathin', there's no bad days.~ Alabama
#4 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:12:47 PM(UTC)

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 5/18/2006(UTC)
Posts: 1,769
Location: Cleveland, Ohio

  1. Kerry's Triptych
  2. James' Triptych
  3. Jamie's T-shirt
  4. Becky's diamonds
  5. Large bookcase
  6. small bookcase
  7. Anniversary
  8. Daisies
  9. Tree'ish Chain
  10. Washington Square
  11. one of my collection of patterns
  12. blueberry runner
Sometimes I question my sanity. ....Occasionally it replies
#5 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:18:31 PM(UTC)

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 12/3/2007(UTC)
Posts: 3,662
Location: FL, USA

 1. Deconstructed Wedding Dress Project

 2. Ohmygosh Quilt

 3. Dear Jane Quilt

 4. RWB Disappearing Nine Patch (Swap)

 5. Christmas Stocking Blocks (Swap)

 6. Crayon Challange

 7. Jann's Mystery Quilt

 8. Mike's Quilt A

 9. Mike's Quilt B

10. Star Mystery Quilt

11. Bargello Quilt

12. Tiny quick projects that are too numerous to list (wallet, placemats, runners, etc....)

My sewing machine is calling me and today I hope to listen! Sally
#6 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:31:16 PM(UTC)

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 12/11/2013(UTC)
Posts: 6,562
Location: Modesto,California

1. Black and purple floral OBW
2. Geese in Flight
3. A Blue OBW or Bargello?
4. Zoe’s Minimal 9 Patch
5. Poppies OBW
6. Embroidered baby crawl quilt
7. Christmas stocking quilt
8. Jacksonville, Mike’s quilt.
9. Purple OBW
10. Black and silver and gold OBW
11.Bags for DD
12. Walking dead quilt

#7 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 6:30:18 PM(UTC)

Rank: Swaps Director & GSQ

Joined: 5/13/2010(UTC)
Posts: 5,574
Location: Home of the mighty Gators; Gainesville, FL USA

I have so many that need to a few things to finish, I need this to give me a kick in the *you know what*:

01 Elvis Purse Needs zippered top  
02 Patchwork Purse Needs zippered top  
03 Taupe & White Purse Needs zippered top  
04 Thimbleberries Lake BOM Finish blocks, assemble & quilt & bind  
05 Thimbleberries Lodge BOM Assemble & Quilt & bind  
06 Patwork Party Finish blocks, assemble & quilt  
07 Aunt Grace Finish Applique, blocks, assemble & quilt & bind  
08 Pink & Blcak Bargello Heart Apply Border & Quilt & bind  
09 Machine Applique  Finish blocks, assemble & quilt  & bind  
10  Fern Hill  Quilt & bind   
11  BH Mystery Quilt  Assemble pieced blocks, Quilt & bind   
12 Moda Purple & Gold  Quilt & bind    
13 QATW MysteryQ quilt & Bin  

Always do more than is required of/from you. (My mom)
#8 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 6:53:39 PM(UTC)

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Joined: 6/22/2016(UTC)
Posts: 134
Location: Cape Coral, Florida

I was hoping we were going to do this again this year. I’ll have to check tomorrow and post my list. I’m sure I can find 12 ufos lol.



For this year I mostly went with misc. blocks from my block bin. It was fun seeing all the different swap and mystery blocks that I had forgotten about. I'm very excited for this years UFO along.



1. bright 4 patch with black

2. row by row swap quilt

3. Christmas stockings

4. 12" swap blocks

5. Love quilt

6. 6.5 " 9 patch 

7. 9.5" Christmas blocks

8. beaded stockings Aladdin style

9. skinny couch runner

10. misc. hst

11. swap butterfly blocks

12. Advent stocking quilt


bearpaw mama
#9 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 8:52:02 PM(UTC)
bearpaw mama

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 8/21/2006(UTC)
Posts: 168
Location: Hammond, NY

1. Pink floral quilt, needs quilting and binding
2. O Christmas Tree quilt, needs curved blocks, finish top, quilt, bind
3. Blue and Yellow quilt, make more blocks
4. Dutch Windmill Quilt
5. Quarter Stripes quilt
6. One block Wonder Quilt
7.all American Jane :Diamonds Quilt
8. Seasonal Houses quilt
9. Rainbow Bargello Quilt
10. Chinese Lanterns Quilt
11. Christmas Row Sampler Quilt
12. Tabby Mountain Quilt

Quilters are piecemakers.
#10 Posted : Thursday, January 4, 2018 9:17:53 PM(UTC)

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Joined: 5/7/2016(UTC)
Posts: 416

Thank you so much Chelle! 

  1. Flowers / diamond
  2. Row by Row 
  3. Jelly roll 
  4. QATW Christmas 
  5. Baby boy
  6. Goose around the world
  7. QATW mystery quilt
  8. Blue & White 6”
  9. Nursing hats/throw
  10. Garden Maze
  11. BOM – double T
  12. Baby Girl
#11 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 9:25:43 AM(UTC)

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Joined: 2/27/2014(UTC)
Posts: 1,103
Location: Ontario

I shall be following this topic to see all the awesomeness that you all accomplish. I am back on track to only have a few projects in my possession at any time. I have a total of 5 WIPs and one of those may be only one block enlarged OFL block that will eventually end up being incorporated into a back. UFO's have left the building for someone else to enjoy.

Agnes in NW Ontario, Canada
Pat A. in KY
#12 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 10:03:19 AM(UTC)
Pat A. in KY

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Joined: 2/15/2014(UTC)
Posts: 451

I have so many things which need finishing.  I'm hoping to get a few of the larger projects completed and fill in with smaller ones along with ongoing projects; i.e. LUS, grandmothers flower garden, Dear Jane 

1. Sampler Quilt

2. Hunters Star

3. Hanging Basket

4. Redwork Blocks

5. Baby quilt

6. Criss Cross (need to buy sashing material) 

7. Portugal (needs backing and then to LAQ);Bug quilts (2)

8. Twinkling Stars

9. KY Quilt

10. Autumn Leaves

11. Bears Paw

12. Irish Chain (needs backing) and then to LAQ; garlic knot quilt

Pat A. in KY
cv quilter
#13 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 10:19:14 AM(UTC)
cv quilter

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 10/13/2015(UTC)
Posts: 4,287
Location: AZ, USA

Going in my sewing room today and see if I can make a list.  Great motivation since I want to use my stash and projects already underway or kits that need to be used.

Friendship is sewn with love and measured by kindness
#14 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 11:47:27 AM(UTC)

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Joined: 1/14/2015(UTC)
Posts: 528
Location: Tulsa OK


2 Geisha doll

3 QATW mystery

4 Starry night

5 window pane

6 moms flower quilt

7 fancy forest

8 wedding ring

9 3 yard kit

10 dads Americana

11 thinking outside the block

12 charms


Never underestimate the power of a woman with a sewing machine
#15 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 12:29:31 PM(UTC)

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Joined: 1/30/2013(UTC)
Posts: 919
Location: texas

Here's my list. Already had it prepared just waiting "for the games to begin".














Deep in the heart of .....
#16 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 12:47:52 PM(UTC)

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 6/16/2007(UTC)
Posts: 1,949
Location: Colorado

I actually got 2 finishes on my chart last year.  So, I need to do more!

1.  Kevin and Katie's quilt - Needs layered, quilted, and bound.

2.  Lynnette's red, white, black crazy 9 patch - Needs border, layered, quilted and bound. 

3.  Book Case Blocks - are still blocks. 

4.  KT Log Cabins - Still Blocks

5.  Thimbleberries Maple Leaf Blocks - Blocks are about 50% done

6.  Scrappy String blocks - still blocks

7.  Christmas Present toppers - 1 topper done - making several out of a layer cake Goal - 10 (I have orders)

8.  Cowboy boot table toppers

9.  Fall Table Toppers

10.  Spring Table Toppers - Use Butterfly Blocks

11.  T-Shirt quilt for Neice - T shirts are lined and cut - need to start piecing

12.  T-shirt quilt for Sister - needs started. 

Today is a new day!
#17 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 12:48:36 PM(UTC)

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Joined: 12/27/2013(UTC)
Posts: 2,293
Location: Wyoming

1. Teague’s crib quilt needs quilted and bound
2. Gage’s quilt, needs quilted and bound
3. Ellie’s bookcase quilt, working on blocks
4. Wildlife panel quilt needs borders and quilted
5. Ohio state quilt, have fabric
6. Quilt of valor for brother, have fabric
7. Underground Railroad, working on blocks
8. BB quilt, some blocks made
9. Josh and Chelsey quilt, fabrics bought
10. Pink barquello type, top is done
11. Purple and gold quilt, needs binding
12. O xmas tree, making blocks
#18 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 12:55:02 PM(UTC)

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Joined: 12/5/2013(UTC)
Posts: 3,358
Location: where mother nature turned her head on the Mississippi River

here is my list

Number Project Status Finished Date
1  Tools of Trade SWAP  Blocks arrived 1/6...make top then quilt  
2  Lotto Trees Mini Wall Hangings  Needs quilted  
3  RWB Table Runner  Use new ruler  
4  Sweatshirt Jacket  Attach sleeves and bind  
5  RWBlk Strings (65x72)  Needs quilted (pinned 1/6)  
6  Dec La Table  Open kit & start  
7  Fractured Barn  Needs started  
8  Halloween (40x50)  Needs quilted  
9  Tutti Fruitti (65x73)  Needs quilted  
10  Star Cake Swap  Needs pieced, needs backing fabric & quilted  
11  Batik Bright (50x55)  DONE 1/17/18
12  WindowPane  borders then quilt  
   Bear/Moose  needs meticulus quilting  
   Majestic Mountains Swap  needs quilted  
   Standing Strong  Open kit & start  
   Row by Rows  A few to do...  
Oompa Loompa doompadee doo...
#19 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 1:27:49 PM(UTC)

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Joined: 2/27/2014(UTC)
Posts: 1,237
Location: 50 miles upriver (Miss. River) from New Orleans

Here is my 2018 “wish” list:

  1.   Bargello (late wedding) sewing strips

  2.  Storm at Sea (possible wedding) started

  3.  Bento Box swap-needs layering and quilting

  4.  Bonnie Hunter – On Ringo Lake

  5.  QATW mystery quilt

  6.  Row Robin swap

  7.  Shop Hop quilt

  8.  Bookcase swap

  9.  Table topper kit

  10.  Crayon swap

  11.  Shop Hop quilt-another one

  12.  Downton Abbey

#20 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 3:58:18 PM(UTC)

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Joined: 9/26/2017(UTC)
Posts: 25
Location: Illinois

Hoping to keep myself accountable, here is my list.
Ordered according to what month I hope to complete them in.

1. BPG-finish quilting and bind
2.City Sampler-finish top, quilt, bind
3.Quilter's Patch-finish top
4. FQS Crossroads-finish top, quilt, bind
5. Sea Glass-revise pattern, piece, quilt, bind
6.Rise Above- finish top, quilt, bind
7. Double Wedding Ring-cut, piece
8. Christmas 2016- quilt, bind
9. Halloween Houses- quilt, bind
10. Autumn-bind
11. Christmas 2017-finish top, quilt, bind
12. Penguins- quilt, bind
#21 Posted : Friday, January 5, 2018 4:20:18 PM(UTC)

Rank: GOLD STAR Quilter

Joined: 2/17/2014(UTC)
Posts: 3,742
Location: Florida

Here is my list. Taking 12 from last years list.

1.  Evening Stroll.....quilt & bind

2.  Lucy Boston......sew to background fabric

3.  Miss Eweniece wall hanging.....finish blocks

4.  Jungle 4 patch Posy......quilt & bind

5.  Moose on the Loose......quilt & bind

6.  Bear Paw.......

7.  Pink Green and Purple from swap.....blocks only

8.  Sudoku......quilt & bind

9.  Winters Song wall hanging......quilt & bind

10. Oriental Block swap......sandwich, quilt & bind

11. Bright Modern Bom......blocks only

12. Laura's Garden Quilt......needs center

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