Sew … What’s in the Future on my blog?
This mystery is a quick and easy quilt. The first clue (and fabric requirements) will be announced on Boxing Day, Dec. 26. There will be 5 clues and I’m 100% positive that many of you will have it totally completed before 2022 rings in!
It will be 40″ square … and the rest is a mystery!
5 Blogging Friends and myself will be hosting another Stay at Home Round Robin (SAHRR). What’s a Round Robin, you ask? Well, typically, in the quilting world, a round robin goes like this:
- Quilter #1 creates their own centre block
- The centre block is passed on to Quilter #2 and they add a border, depending on what the directions are.
- The centre block, plus border 1 is passed on to Quilter #3, who adds the next border.
- And on it continues
With the SAHRR, the blocks and rounds stay home with you. You are the one that is in charge of your Round Robin.
There is nothing to join … you just need to follow each of our blogs so that you don’t miss a thing!
If you go to this post, you will see my completed top from the 2021 Round Robin. And This Post shows my completed tops from 2020.
We haven’t decided on a start date … but we have all decided what is chosen for each round. And, no, I’m not going to tell you. Of course, we are all working on our Round Robins so that they’ll be ready at the start! AND … I’m laughing and laughing because we all have good intentions … but the follow through does not always happen!
My Blogging Friends are
- 1st Round: Anja @ Anja Quilts
- 2nd Round: Emily @ The Darling Dogwood
- 3rd Round: Roseanne & Sue @ Home Sewn by Us
- 4th Round: Wendy @ Pieceful Thoughts of My Quilting Life
- 5th Round ME!!! @ Quilting Gail
- 6th Round: Chris @ Chrisknitssews
Yes, I will be hosting a PHD in 2022.
What is a PHD??? In the quilting world, a PHD is a Project Half Done. As a former academic, who did not get a PhD in nursing, it’s just a play on the initials.
In order to get your PHD in 2022, you have to complete at least 12 UFOs (Unfinished Objects / or projects) AND … here’s the big catch: You MUST complete everything you start in 2022. Yes, EVERY new project. Otherwise your UFO list will just increase and we’re trying to get rid of them, right?
There are a few exceptions to completing what you start in 2022. If the project carries over into 2023, such as a BOM or Bonnie Hunter’s mystery quilt, then it would be impossible to complete it in 2022. And, those last minute projects that are started in December 2022? They don’t count either. But all of the projects you start in 2022, must be completed. This includes labels and quilting and binding – not just completing a top!
In the meantime, you can gather up your UFOs to get ready.
Monthly Color Challenge
I will be participating in this monthly colour challenge! I plan to make the entire quilt, but have signed up to be part of an occasional blog hop with the monthly blocks. The first block will be announced on January 1. You’ll be able to see the block at Patterns by Jen. The block patterns are free for the month they are posted. If you miss a month, they will be available for a nominal fee. Will you join me?
I often participate in various blog hops. They are so fun! And full of lots of eye candy and ideas. So far, I have signed up for 2 in the new year.
Joan, from Moose Stash Quilting is hosting a Polar Bear Plunge.
Carla, from Creatin’ in the Sticks is having a “Tickled Pink” blog hop in Feb.
And here is their proposed blog hops for 2022! Lots of fun in store!