Monday, January 4, 2016

Let's Get Quilting - January 4, 2016 Edition


Happy 2016!

Did you make any resolutions this year? Do you have any quilting-related resolutions? We are continuing our mission to bring you the best fabrics and to inspire you to get quilting!



Let's Get Quilting was a popular feature on the blog and we are definitely going to continue with it. This week we are giving away a bundle of Patriotic Primer by Color Principle. Let us know what you have resolved to do in 2016! 



It's over! And the winner is: Cecilia Young.


63 comments:

Nettie said...

My New Year's resolution is to not make a "to do" list, but instead to live each day to the fullest and learn to smell the roses each and every day! Remember "It's a beautiful life" out there.......
Happy New Year!

Pat S. said...

Love your Patriotic Primer by Color Principle fabric! Thanks sew much for this chance to win :-D

Crickets Corner said...

To stay healthy this year and not spend any time in the hospital and to finish up every UFO and sew at least one quilt a week. Also make pillowcases and dresses for donations.

annmarie said...

I've resolved to finish 2 UFO's every month this year. I joined TWO 2016 UFO challenges to keep me motivated!

Dominique Wielgosch said...

My sewing resolution is to make four quilts for people I love but haven't made a quilt for yet. And to finish my son's quilt :)

anna brown said...

I would really like to use up my years of scraps and ufo's this year ....happyness04431@yahoo.com

Cindy Dahlgren said...

One of my goals this year is to start making Quilts of Valor for all the veterans in my family. I have 5. This fabric would be gorgeous to use for that, so vibrant and colorful. Thanks for the giveaway. cdahlgren at live dot com

Phyllis Jaco said...

I want to finish all my UFO, for a change.

Phyllis Jaco said...

I want to finish all my UFO, for a change.

Linda said...

HI,IT'S USE MORE OF MY STASH, BEFORE BUYING MORE>LOL !
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prizabk said...

My new year resolution is to spend more time with my family n to use my precious time more productively :)

WoolenSails said...

I don't know if you call it a resolution, but I do have plans to make new quilts for my house.
I also got a new quilting machine so now i can actually finish the ones I started, so that is what I will be doing this year, lots of quilting, UFO's.

Debbie

delaineelliott said...

My resolution is to only sew from my stash - no fabric buying all year. Thanks!

Please click on the delaineelliott above for my email link.

gab said...

My goal is to finish some UFO's before I start anything new!! But this is a tall order, especially when I see such lovely fabrics on your blog!

JoyceLM said...

My resolution is to learn how to sew quilt blocks with curved pieces. Thanks.

genofwa said...

I am very excited about this my husband is a Vietnam Vet & would love to make it for him. Thank you for the opportunity & Good Luck everyone.
God Bless
Genevieve

Knittingdancer on Ravelry said...

I would like to finish all of my works in process projects.

Renea said...

Organization and use it up before buying more. This is for everything in my life not just fabric. Thanks for the great giveaway.

Evie H said...

Haven't made any resolutions for the year, just want to keep what I started last year -- more quilting, eating healthier, etc. =)

Peggy Carstens said...

The standards: eat less, exercise more and get more quilts finished :)

Emily C said...

My resolution is to get organized. Right now I have difficulty finding anything when I want to start a new project. (and it's not just fabric)

Cecilia said...

My resolution is to finish the 3 projects I started last year. Thank you for the great fabrics and inspiration you provide.

Dody said...

My resolution is to be more humble!
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Vicki H said...

I don't make resolutions, although I will try to sew weekly.

Kathy said...

to sew more - and finish the projects I have started

Anne said...

I am not in the habit of making resolutions. I do have some goals made and I have it broken down into daily tasks for the week. We will see how it goes after one week!

Farm Quilter said...

Quilt more quilt tops in my stack rather than making more new quilts!

Susan L. said...

I only have 1 New Year's resolution. That is to finish a good portion of my UFOs.

Marian Allen said...

I plan to learn new techniques, and be concerned more about homelife than worklife!

cjmont said...

i resolve to complete all my ufos and finish any new projects i start; i also resolve to use my stash and not buy new fabric.

Kathy E. said...

I don't really "do" New Year's resolutions. Each day I try to live as a better person, practice kindness and make the world a more peaceful place to live.

scottylover said...

I have made a resolution this year to finish at least the two BOMs I started last year before I start on another project. All I have left to do is make the December blocks and cut the sashing and I am good to go!

Sandy A

Claire Sutherland said...

My new year resolution is to sew a shirt for myself x

Betsy said...

Finish a quilt I started in 2009 and one in 2011

Anonymous said...

My big resolution is to worry less and enjoy more. On a sewing note, I plan to complete my very first quilt. I just started sewing this past summer and have been soooo enjoying every minute of it.

debbygrawn at yahoo dot com

SewDoUQuilt said...

I need to make more quilts! jarvenpa1ne at gmail dot com

SewDoUQuilt said...

I need to make more quilts! jarvenpa1ne at gmail dot com

Janie said...

Your fabrics are lovely. My new years resolution is to be patient and not to over analyze my quilting creations. Thank you for the giveaway.

Denise Cabral said...

Pretty fabric!

Cathie said...

My 2016 New Years resolution is to finish at least one UFO a month!

GranChris said...

Only one, clean up my sewing room. It is a mess.

Jennifer Essad said...

My New Year resolution is to make one item a month, sewing for myself, my daughter or my friends

Judy said...

My resolution is to learn more FMQ motifs and practice them.

Debbie Rogowski said...

I didn't say it out loud but I vowed to work on my UFOs and continue to add to them also :D I want to pick a quilt to hand quilt and then also keep my machines going also.

Nancy said...

I don't make them, so then I don't have to be concerned about breaking them!

Gloria Cotten said...

I am trying to sell my house and move nearer family. That means I am looking for a new house with a qult room!

Betty, BFF said...

I resolve to empty my to-do quilt basket - which includes the Farmers Wife quilt!

Anonymous said...

My New Year's resolution is to have more fun in 2016. I have the same resolution every year and it's very easy to keep.

sugar_lin2 at hotmail dot com

minibea12 said...

I plan to eat a more healthy diet. I also want to try to set aside time to sew every day!
nikilsend(at)outlook(dot)com

JANET said...

Mine is to finish the UFOs piling up around me. Funny thing, that was the same one I made last year! Didn't get too far!

Rebecca said...

I want to put others before myself this year.
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Abbigail said...

I didn't make any New Year resolutions since I'm still working on the one from 1987 to finish up my UFOs!

Barb said...

I am going to try not to take on more than I can handle...but buying fabric is one thing I can handle...HA!!

minibea12 said...

I plan to eat more healthy and spend time every day sewing!
nikilsend(at)outlook(dot)com

Helen L said...

My goal is to finish one UFO for every new project I make!..:-)

ledamewood said...

Finish, finish, finish.

Anonymous said...

To finish up one ufo before starting another project.

smp1 said...

I'm going to start hand-piecing, so I can take projects to-go!

RK said...

To be Happier no matter what is happening.

Anonymous said...

Experimenting w/thread weights and variegated threads in quilting small items like runners, fabric baskets. I've progressed a bit w/my free motion quilting and love what different thread weights do for texture. Thank you for sharing!


bluestarof2(at)yahoo(dot)com

MoeWest said...

I've got a few projects listed on each month of my 2016 calendar to keep me focused and more productive.

Jessica said...

My goal is to finish piecing one quilt, finish sewing 2 baby blankets, and start a couple more baby quilts.

Karen in Breezy Point said...

I'm hoping to finish every single UFO in my sewing room--lol!