Monday, June 11, 2012

My Little Win

 I belong to a 300+ member guild called Manitoba Prairie Quilters. We had a UFO challenge that started in December. You took a picture of your UFO, finished it by the June meeting and were then entered to win a gift bag. I submitted 10 UFO pictures (I'm always optimistic) and finished 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 ..........1! At least I finished something!?! Approximately 30 of the 70 UFO's entered for the challenge were completed. I didn't win the gift bag draw, but my little quilt tied for Viewer's Choice which was a nice surprise (the 4 fat quarters and $25 prize were an added bonus!). The pattern for the quilt is in the book Quilted Symphony by Gloria Loughman. I changed it up a little by doing the beaded curved edge. I'm not a big paper piecer either, so I just free sewed the last section.

Hopefully I can get a few more finishes this month, especially since there's the added incentive! I wonder how many finishes we will have in total by the end of year? I'm guessing 527. What's your guess?

Happy Stitching,


Lida said...

Lovely UFO, really well done and you have now time to finsh the other 9! Success, greetings

Susan said...

Just love that - love Gloria Loughmans work and really that looks quite manageable. Better go hunt down a book - or two . .

Quilting Chemist (Danette) said...

Beautiful piece! Love all the designs. Congrats on your finish and win!

Chris H said...

Wow well done! 1st.. you deserved it too... that quilt is amazing.