Judy L's UFO Challenge

Sunday, January 07, 2018

UFO and Finishing Challenges

I started this year with 50 UFOs. The majority are unquilted tops. As I mentioned before I made a list of 12 quilts that I’d really like to finish this year. I am also using that list for the first quarter finish along.
One challenge I haven’t mentioned is the Stashbuster UFO Challenge. Each month, one the ladies chooses a number between 1-12 and then a high number between 13 and 100. If you don’t have 100 some just work on their highest number or make a free choice. For most of last year and starting this year I mostly worked on my high number. The goal is to finish one or both in the month.
Stashbuster 2 is my Matchstick Marimba which is also my January OMG.



Stashbuster 79 is my high number 50. This is a quilt I’m designing around this panel I bought for Ray for Christmas with the promise of a quilt.



Just for fun I have my Border Creek Station mystery offered by my LQS that I’m trying to get and stay caught up on.

I have spent some time on each of these this week. I’ve been planning the quilting design for Matchstick Marimba. I’ve been designing Ray’s quilt and made the first cuts. I did a little more piecing on the mystery quilt. I’m not caught up but I know where I need to catch up.
How are your quilty goals coming along?
Hugs,
Swooze

5 comments:

Chantal said...

Good luck with your goals. That panel is fabulous. I love horses and it took my breath away. Can't wait to see what you'll make with it. ;^)

Chantal said...

Good luck with your goals. That panel is fabulous. I love horses and it took my breath away. Can't wait to see what you'll make with it. ;^)

QuiltSwissy said...

I can’t wait to see rays quilt! How is he feeling these days?

My UFO challenge quilt is my #10 Zig Zag. I just have a little bit to finish on the quilting and then the binding. I am doing quite well.

I will talk to the Retreat house in Kerrville and see if they have openings and we can go from there. My dad loved kerrville, he always stayed there to and from El Paso when they lived out there.

patty a. said...

50 UFOs? That is a lot, but getting 10 - 12 done would be a great accomplishment! My goal this year is to reduce my stash, reduce my scraps, and build up my on-hand baby quilts. I still have 18 UFOs on my list too.

Bonnie said...

Matchstick marimba is a great quilt. I find I am really drawn to bright colors these days. I'm sick of the burgundies and muted blues and greens. How are you going to quilt it?