Skip to main content

2019 Finish Along | Quarter 4 Projects


Last quarter was quite successful for quilty finishes! Of my four proposed projects I finished three of them, I'm pretty excited about that.

Now that we are moving into Q4, I'm hoping to keep up the momentum that I built up in Q3. School is well underway and having both girls in school  (only half the day, youngest is in preschool) has been great for my productivity. So here is my list of projects for the last quarter of 2019


Enna's Sunshine quilt, I actually had time set up on my local long arm, but my hubby had to go out of town last minute, so I had to cancel my time. Hoping to get this one quilting in the next few weeks. I really want to finish this one before the end of the year.


Nora's Blue Tiles quilt. One of my goals for the year was to complete both girls bed quilts. Well here is the second one and with time on the long arm, this shouldn't take too long.


My Mini Swoon quilt. I have been so focused on finishing my large quilt tops, that I stopped making mini quilts. Well after I finished my Mini Science Fair Quilt, I jumped back on the mini quilt bandwagon. My blocks are mostly made, time for quilting!

Comments

  1. Good luck with your finishes. They are all beautiful projects

    ReplyDelete
  2. Oh yes!!! Your girls must be so excited! Those are beauties! On behalf of the Finish Along hosts, thanks so much for joining us! Happy Sewing!!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

2019 Quilters Meet & Greet

Benita of Victoriana Quilt Designs approached me if I wanted to participate in a Quilter's Meet and Greet. And since both kiddos are in school this year, I actually have a little more time to actually blog, so I figured this was a great time to join the fun.

So here is a little more about me, my quilting journey, and life in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan!

Hi! I'm Jess Pugh and I grew up in Ludington, Michigan, famous for the Lake Michigan Carferry the S.S. Badger. Went to Michigan State University for my undergrad in botany and later my Master's at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee for my MLIS.


I was set up with my husband on a blind date, and were married 6 months later. In January 2020 we will be celebrating 12 years of marriage! This by far was one of the craziest things I've done!
I have two girls, Nora and Enna. Nora is a 1st grader this year and Enna started preschool. Plus we also have our 10 year old black lab, Berrie.
I started sewing as a way to help heal…

Buffalo Plaid Quilt : A Finished Quilt

my last big Christmas gift is done! this year i wanted to make my BIL and SIL quilts, as i've made quilts for the kiddos, i figured it was their turn for a quilt. well i needed one more masculine quilt and i've always wanted to make a buffalo plaid quilt so this was perfect!

at first i was not looking forward to making this one, with all of the cutting and putting the small squares together. but after some thinking i decided i would strip piece and streamline the process. i was able to piece the top together in one day as opposed to multiple days if i would have cut individual squares.

i love this quilt, of course i now want to make one for myself, but that will be for another time.

Quilt Stats
Pattern: designed by me, inspired by buffalo plaid scarves and quilts
Dimensions: 61.5 inches x 74.5 inches
Quilting: Straight line echo
Fabric: Moda Bella solids, Black, Gray, Bleached White, and Marigold for the binding

Happy Sewing!

Lizzy House Garden Snail Quilt | A Finished Quilt | 2019 FAL

After 2 years, this quilt is finally done! I started this quilt in January 2017 during the Garden Snail Quilt Snail Paced Sew-along. I definitely worked at a snails pace with this one.

I finished piecing the blocks together January 2018 and had the top put together later that month. I put a back together in the early summer, but of course I didn't actually do anything with the top.


This quilt is made almost entirely from my Lizzy House stash. (most of the snail bodies are other designers or solids) It feels wonderful to actually use my favorite fabric for a quilt that will be just for me; since my youngest has laid claim to my last Lizzy House quilt.


For the quilting I did my all time favorite serpentine stitch on my Opal 650. The crinkle effect is just perfect. Plus I did my favorite chunky binding to give the quilt a more framed look without adding a border. I have a quick tutorial in my saved Instagram Stories here.


This is my first completed project from my 2019 FAL list!!! S…