Monday, February 11, 2019

2018 FAL - Q4 Winners



We are at the last post to round off the 2018 Finish-A-Long. Today we are celebrating 392 (!!) finished projects in Quarter 4 of the 2018 FAL. So many of you are joining in and getting their UFOs or WIPs out of that dark corner, and into the limelight to be shown off as a finish. If you are in need of inspiration go on over and have a look, there were so many great makes. And of course, thanks to our many generous sponsors, we are finishing off the quarter and the year by announcing the lucky winners!!

Without further ado, the winners picked by the Random Number Generator of the 2018 Q4 FAL prizes are:


The Q4 Winner of the $50 Gift Certificate from Fat Quarter Shop is Kate who blogs at Life in Pieces and she finished this adorable Halloween themed quilt:

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The Q4 Winner of the 3 PDF Patterns from During Quiet Time is Helene on IG @30hela and she finished this lovely rainbow solids quilt :

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The Q4 prize of the $25 Gift Certificate from Sew Sisters Quilt Shop goes to Heather who blogs at Peachy Pages and she finished this Dresden Ohio quilt:

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The Q4 Winner of the 2 PDF Patterns from Quilting Jet Girl is Cheryl on Flickr at Paisley Crazy and she finished this pretty quilt that she gifted as a wedding present:

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The Q4 Winner of the $20 Gift Certificate from Sew Me a Song is Mary and she blogs at Quilting is in My Blood and she finished this Floating Hexagons quilt with a wonderful quilting pattern:

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The Q4 Winner of the 3 PDF Patterns from Happy Quilting is Celine and she blogs at EspritPatch and she finished this Tabor V-neck top:

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The Q4 Winner of the 2 PDF Patterns from Charm About You is Teresa via IG @misdosbichillos and she finished these super cute house ornaments:

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The Q4 Winners (3x) of the 6 Month Subscription to Make Modern Magazine are:

1.  Melanie who blogs at Mel Meyer.  She finished this rainbow Sew Together bag:


2.   Kat who blogs at Craftaholic Kat.  She finished these cheery Christmas pillows:



3. Debbie who blogs at A Quilter's Table.  She finished this Bee Sewcial group quilt inspired by Gwen Marston:

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The Q4 prize of the $25 Gift Certificate from Studio 39 Fabrics goes to Leslie via IG @sugarhousequilter and she finished this Accentuate the Positive quilt in warm colors:

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 The Q4 Winner of the $25 Gift Certificate from Tartan Kiwi is Magdalena via IG @magdalenadetz and she finished this English paper pieced pillow for her living room:

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The Q4 Winner of the Minikins bundle from Sew Sweetness is Robin via IG @robinbirdrobin and she finished this lovely Christmas tree skirt for a friend:

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The Q4 prize of the $50 Gift Certificate from Mad About Patchwork goes to Jan via IG @snell.jan and she finished this fantastic floral quilt:

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The Q4 Winner of the 2 PDF Patterns from Blossom Heart Quilts is Sheila who blogs at Chez Budsmam and she finished this cute mini tuffet:

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The Q4 Winner of the $30 Gift Certificate from Clover & Violet is Helen via IG @archiewonderdog and she finished this drawstring knitting bag for her Mother:

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Congratulations to all the winners!  Thank you for playing along with us in the fourth quarter, and we hope you are joining us in this new year. We love to encourage you to finish up all those WIPs and UFOs, and to see what great makes will be finished next time.

This post officially finishes up the 2018 Finish-A-Long and we want to give a huge thank you to all of this year's hosts: Sandra, Marci, Leanne, Karen, Izzy, Lynne, Ella and Felicity.  Each of you made this task of the FAL easy and enjoyable.  A gigantic thank you to this year's sponsors, we truly appreciate your prizes and sponsorship this year.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Emerald Pillow Finish

I have my first finish of 2019 to share today! I actually finished it last week, but I had to travel to Phoenix, Arizona for work this week so wasn't able to blog about the pillow until now.


I listed this on my Q1 list for the 2019 FAL here. I'm very pleased to have this one done because it had been sitting on my sewing table since November. This is a pattern by Andrea of 3rd Story Workshop and I actually made the whole top during a workshop with Andrea but then never got the opportunity to finish her.

I used Kona cottons for the whole thing with the exception of one Carolyn Friedlander print which I also used to make the envelop backing.


When it came time to quilt it, I knew I wanted straight lines in green, but it took me a while to decide whether I wanted a grid or radiating lines. In the end, I went with radiating lines and I'm super pleased with the results.



I have a pretty good idea who is going to get this pillow, but I won't say just in case this person reads my blog.

The details:
  • Pattern: Teardrop Cut Jewel by Andrea Tsang Jackson from 3rd Story Workshop
  • Size: 18" square 
  • Fabrics: Kona cottons and 1 Carolyn Friedlander print (all from stash) 
  • Thread: Pieced with Aurifil #2600 (Dove) in 50 wt and quilted with Aurifil #2845 (green) in 40 wt

I will be linking up at Leanne's for TGIFF!

 
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