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Getting Quilts Done Challenge

I'm really trying to GET QUILTS DONE (GQD). I have nearly everything that I've purchased, dreamt about, started and nearly completed listed on my sidebar. I have so many quilts that I want to do and I'm sure you have more than your fair share, too.

I'm looking for a way to get these completed, so I'm going to publicly commit to the following monthly commitment:

1. Complete one block from all the monthly BOMs I have purchased or ones I've committed fabric to. List forthcoming.
2. Complete one quilt top each month.
3. Complete one quilt sandwiched and quilted each month.
4. Complete one quilt sandwiched, quilted and bound each month.

This is a tall order, but I really want to GET QUILTS DONE so I'll just have to be totally humiliated if I don't complete these committments.

I'd started this GETTING QUILTS DONE blog so I could just post about my finishes and I'll use that as a journal of completed quilts. I invite you to join my GETTING QUILTS DONE blog to post your committed challenge and then post about your completed quilts, including photos. Just send me an email at hooked.quilting @ gmail.com (remove spaces) and I'll give you rights to post there.

If you want to join in and really put yourself on the spot and make a commitment, please join me in this GETTING QUILTS DONE Challenge.

If you already have a blog and would prefer to just post your monthly committment there in your sidebar, that's fine, but let me know so I can link to your finished quilt on the GQD blog itself.

Grab the GQD button and place it on your blog and link back here, post your committment (it can be a daily, weekly, monthly or yearly agreement with yourself) and then by the end of the deadline, post your completed quilt.

Good luck and hope you'll join me in Getting Quilts Done!

Comments

  1. Putting yourself on the spot on the blog really helps I think. I challenged myself to deal with 22 UFO's last year & I ended the year with only one left! It works, so keep up the good work! Good luck with the CCmystery, I got very bored with it towards the end with all those little bits, but I know after seven of Bonnie's mysteries that there are always lots of little blocks! It does turn out very well.Look forward to seeing yours......

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