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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Wednesday UFO Report

Have you ever worked on a project that no matter how hard you've tried, you just can't like it?  This one is mine.

This is my project that I showed last week in the UFO Parade.  From the beginning of the block of the week/month, whatever it was, I have not liked these blocks very much. But I soldiered on and kept making them until one day.... I put them away and ignored them.  Then when cleaning and organizing my room, I found them again, drew up a design for them in EQ7, added some more fabric, block patterns, sashing and border fabrics and put them in the UFO bin. Now I am doing them, I figured if I didn't pick these first, they would be shoved into the dark corner never to see light of day again.

I need to make one more block and then start work on the sashing and cornerstones.  I am going to finish this.  I swear.   I also bought the backing flannel for the Hanky Panky quilt.  I had 3 littles with me and we had 3 blue flannels to pick from.  It helped that 2 of them were the same fabrics.  I'm kind of sneaky that way. ;0)

See other UFO progress or not at Patchwork Times today.  Judy L is ready to bind a gorgeous pink quilt.


Mary said...

I have some of those, too. Good for you to be getting this one off of your UFO list. Mine is buried so deep, it wasn't in my UFO parade at all. Then there is the one that I WISH I could find. Time to move it all out of the garage and basement and start over with the set-up of my Quilt Zone.

Lee said...

Good for you to press on! If I had one I disliked that much, I think I'd have given up long ago and donated them to our guild's 'block auction', so kudos to you for stick-to-it-iveness :)

Nancy said...

Finish the blocks or donate to a block drive for making a donation quilt (like Quilt of Valor). Someone will love the blocks.

scraphappy said...

Just one more block! You can do it. Sometimes all the bad feelings we have about a quilt disappear when it is done. Hope you are able to power through and cross it off the list.

Quilter Kathy said...

I think we all have some of those lurking in our UFO closets! I usually find that when the quilt is finished, I wonder why I didn't like it before?!?

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

It seems I start liking them more the closer they move to the Finish Line!