2018 Finish- A-Long 2nd Quarter Link Up

It’s time to link up your list of unfinished projects that you propose
to finish in Q2 of the Finish-A-Long. We are hoping that the FAL
community will inspire you to work on your unfinished projects this
quarter (and throughout the remainder of the year) and to get them
finished!

The 2018 FAL is hosted by a community of bloggers across the world. Our hosts are:

For those of you who are new to the FAL, it is a place to
find motivation and encouragement to complete those unfinished projects
that are hanging around. At the start of the quarter you post and link
up a list of projects you hope to finish in the next three months, and
then at the end of the quarter you link up each successful finish from
your original list.  Each linked up finish is an entry into the draw for wonderful prizes from our sponsors. There is no penalty for not finishing a listed project, so feel free to make your list as long or short as you wish. Believe me, you will not be the only one to roll something over to the next quarter.  When that happens, it usually helps me to get it done the next quarter so that nothing lives permanently on my list! The 2018 Schedule and Rules for the FAL are on my permanent 2018 FAL page, let me know if you have any questions.

Here are the fantastic and generous sponsors for Q2 of the Finish-A-Long. You can see each of their prizes listed under their logo. Please think about visiting them and saying thank you for their support of the FAL.


Fat Quarter Shop Logo
$50 Gift Certificate

During Quiet Side Logo
3 PDF Patterns

Sew Sisters Quilt Shop Logo
$25 Gift Certificate

Quilting Jetgirl Logo
2 PDF Patterns

Sew Me a Song Logo
$20 Gift Certificate

Happy Quilting Logo
3 PDF Patterns

Charm About You Logo
2 PDF Patterns

Make Modern Magazine Logo
3 Six Month Subscr.

Studio 39 Fabrics Logo
$25 Gift Certificate

Tartankiwi Logo
$25 Gift Certificate

Sew Sweetness Logo
A Minikins Bundle

Mad About Patchwork Logo
$50 Gift Certificate

Blossom Hearts Logo
2 PDF Patterns

Clover & Violet Logo
$30 Gift Certificate
Bunny's Designs Logo

$40 Gift Certificate

So now it is time to round up those projects that you want to finish
over the next three months! Take a photo of each one and make your list.
Please ensure that you have at least started your projects – pulled
fabric with a pattern is considered a UFO – and remember it is only
finished projects that will get you an entry toward the above listed
prizes. So while we love to see your bee blocks, the “finish” is when
they are a completed, usable project.

If posting on social media (Flickr, Facebook & Instagram), it will be very helpful if you tag your list with #2018FALQ2yourname (where yourname is unique to you). Using the same hashtag over the quarter when sharing project progress or finishes helps the host to make the connection to your original list quickly and easily.

IMPORTANT: Don’t forget to link up your finishes when the quarter closes!

The 2018 Q2 list for your list of proposed finishes is now open, below, on my blog and each of the hosting blogs. You need only link your list once, on one host blog and the link will show up on all the host blogs. If you are using Facebook, Flickr or Instagram, post a mosaic of your projects and put your list in the description. Don’t forget to include your unique hashtag. Katy of The Littlest Thistle has a great tutorial on how to link up if you need it.

We also ask that you become part of the FAL community. Please check out the links of others – visit and comment on their lists. We all need encouragement to get those finishes done, so please share some of your own too.

If you want you can follow us on Facebook, Finish-A-Long and/or on Instagram, @finishalong, too. We’ll post encouragement during the quarter and reminders when the finishes link up opens at the end of the quarter.

When creating your list there is one thing to remember – No deductions for not completing something so – Aim High! Nothing to lose!! Well now, get those lists together and get linked up.

Feel free to use and share the FAL button above and this one too:

The Q2 proposed finish linky party will stay open until 11 pm EST, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – as we are global, you might want to check your time zone to determine your last possible time to link (you can also see how much time is left below the linked up images on the right.)

Remember: you only need to link up at ONE hosting blog and it will automatically show up on all hosting blogs.

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