Judy L's UFO Challenge

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

May OMG Complete!

I did it!  I finished my May One Monthly Goal.  I had to finish up the quilting, trim and bind it and attach the label.  

Go visit Red Letter Quilts to see how everyone else did with their goal.


I had a little setback with the binding where I hadn't completely caught the edge at the bottom of the binding but caught it before I hand stitched the binding down.  I washed and dried it and while removing the threads I found a spot that wasn't sewn quite right near the binding.  I opened that up and repaired the spot then reattached the binding.  I rather catch these problems now than have the recipient find them!

Here it is.  A 3 yard quilt from Fabric Cafe called Step Up.  Made in honor of my boyfriends sisters 70th birthday.  I used the invitation to her surprise party as the label.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Making Progress

I've added borders to my Avignon Picnic.  This is a freebie from Moda Bakeshop.

Then I added borders to my Dorothy Young mystery Hugs and Kisses.

I also put the final border on this 3 yard quilt called Awareness Week.  This was a new start this year.

I've also been repairing a quilt for a friend.  Remember the gold in the before picture is the insides.


After.  Still have to quilt it.

Finally, I finished quilting this 3 yard quilt called Step Up.  Binding is in progress.  Goal to finish before months end for the OMG challenge.

Wow I've gotten a lot more done lately than I realized.


Monday, May 09, 2016

Hugs and Kisses

This is a Dorothy Young mystery.  It is from 2009 or 2010.  I went with a red and white theme for what I think are obvious reasons.  It is about 38" square.

I am toying with the idea of a border.  The one I had in mind is a twisted ribbon border.  I am not sure I have enough of the red left.  If I do what color would I use for the back of the ribbon?  I was thinking the back of the red fabric but there is not enough contrast.  I could just do a plain narrow red border.

I have a bright pink from that fabric line but that doesn't thrill me.  In fact I have a light pink to go with but still not too sure about that either.

I do have a blue and can go with a red, white and blue theme.  I might even have a dark blue and could do a two tone blue.

This quilt is currently earmarked for charity.  What are your thoughts?

Thanks for your input!


Saturday, May 07, 2016


Here I am with no OMG finish for April.  I am going to repeat my goal.  I have a swap getting in the way.  I am almost done with hat now so this lovely should be a slam dunk.

I started this in February as a birthday gift.  I must get it finished!

Hop over to Red Letter Quilts to see what others are up to this month.


Come check back at the end of the month to see if I met my goals!!