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Let's Tackle Those UFOs!

Would you like to make progress on your pile of quilting UFOs and have fun at the same time?  Well, I've got just the thing for you!  It's time for a great blog hop to help you to conquer some of those unfinished projects! For the whole month of November, you can follow along with several quilt designers to see how we tackle our own stack of sewing projects.  We'll cover topics like UFO inventory (confession time!), Resume (finish up a project), Rework (turn an unfinished project into something else), and Rehome (pass it on to someone else to play with).  There will be plenty of ideas to get you motivated and inspired to dust off some of those old projects and get sewing! So let's get this party started! Here is the full schedule and links to each blog/website. Sun, Nov 1    UFO inventory      The Geeky Bobbin     Mon, Nov 2   UFO inventory      Pretty Piney Quilts   Tues, Nov 3   UFO inventory      Canuck Quilter Designs     Wed, Nov 4    UFO inventory      Duck Creek

The Fall Season and Seasonal Quilts

Well, it's the middle of October and fall is in full swing here in the Midwest.  The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are getting cooler.  We're having lots of sunny days and cool nights, which makes for some beautiful fall color all over the place.    Fall also feels like the unofficial start of quilting season.  After all the outdoor busyness of summer, we get to stay inside more with our sewing machines and make cozy quilts, some of which will end up as Christmas presents.  I'm really looking forward to spending a lot more time in my sewing room and getting some fabric therapy!  How about you? On the topic of fall, I'd like to tell you about my "Fabulous Fall" wall quilt.  It's a 16" square applique scene full of all the delightful details of a fall day.   This quilt actually came about because of a challenge we had at quilt guild.  We only had two guidelines:  make it 16" square, and have a pumpkin in it.  We could do anything el