A month or so ago I signed up for Finn’s finish challenge. I said I would finish 5 quilts by the end of the year. Well miraculously as soon as I bind this one I will have met this challenge. I’m in shock I thought 5 was a lot. But the Dancing Lantern, Let it Snow, 45 Special, and a Christmas gift that I can’t show here are all done. I don’t want to lose this momentum I have going here so I signed up for Jacquie’s Joy in the New Year. My goal is to finish my Nickle quilt. It just needs to be quilted and bond. Next I want to make these blocks into a scrappy star quilt.
I also want to put together these Christmas cottages from Nanette’sexchange last year. I finally have an idea of how I’m going to put them together. It involves some jolly elves.
Also on my list are these scrappy Dutchmen’s Puzzle blocks. I have been using them as my leaders and enders. I almost have all the blocks made. YEAH!
Last but not least. I’m planning on finishing the flower wedges I started this last weekend. Wow I hope I can finish these. That would certainly be Joy for me in the New Year. Thank you Finn and Jacquie for your motivation.
I'm breathless reading and so excited looking at all the wonderful finishes and planned finishes. I of course enjoy everything you share but could I pick a favorite? Well, I reckon it would be okay. I don't know why I'm asking. It's never stopped me before! I love the scrappy Dutchmen's Puzzle! Totally love those blocks. Head.Over.Heals.
Wow! you got ALL five finished already? I only have 2 out of 3. Are you shooting for another five?
Great accomplishment. I, too, signed up for Jacquie's challenge. Wish me luck.
You've accomplished much Em, and have a big list of more to do. You go girl!!! 😎
Oh my goodness! Send me some of that inspiration. You have done so well in accomplishing finishes. You have some good goals for the rest of the year. I know you can do it.
You go, girl! Feels great to finish up those UFO's. I signed up for UFO challenge at my guild — really need the push!
Congrats. Love what I see here. 🙂
You have accomplished a lot! Good for you! I am just staring at your finishes, hoping that some of your energy will rub off on me!
Hi Em, you have been busy, look forward to your future posts…..I am taken with your Dutchman Puzzle blocks…Warm Regards Lyn
You have a busy year lined up. Good luck with your finishes.
Great job in your finishes! Perfect timing to continue with Jacquie's challenge. Great job on having a leaders and enders project. I have wanted to do that for so long and even tried it a few times but I am not good about being diligent about it.
Oh my goodness girl, you have been busy!! Great job on all those finishes. And good luck with your new challenges!
Great job Em! I too am on Finn's finish list and need to get in gear if I am to finish the 7(!) I pledged. You getting five done already gives me hope!
I keep coming across my Christmas Cottage Blocks too and thinking I NEED to get them put together. So many things to do.
Wow – you have been busy and have lots planned for the rest of the year!
Such beautiful finishes! I'm sure saying "finish" is a very wonderful way to put it! I can't believe that you have so many unfinished!!! Of course, I've only made one quilt and a few placemats. And come to think of it…there's still one placemat not finished!!
You've got some great blocks there. I can't wait to see your cottage quilt!! I think I'm going to hang one of mine up this next week. It is so cute I want to get as much wall time with it as possible.