Sunday, January 27, 2013

UFO No. 1 Down

I'm happy to have finished the first UFO of the year, and managed to get it photographed just as a few flakes were starting to fall.  Now it looks like a swirling snow globe out there, whew!

Fun colors and fabrics in this one, I think.

I did my usual meandering in a variegated Sulky thread.  I am curious to see how this thread holds up in the wash and wear-and-tear real world.  Methinks it may not be quite up to the task, but perhaps I'll be surprised.  Live and learn, at any rate. 

The back is a Moda Marbles with a batik strip in the center.

I need a good name for this quilt, whose working title has been "Number Three," based on which choice I went with for bordering it.  I was thinking along the lines of "Bright Pathways," but that sounds a lot like a counseling center.  Other than that, I gots nuthin'.  Brainstorm away in the comments!

This is one of my first quarter 2013 Finish-A-Long projects, A Stitch in Time January 2013 finish, and I'm linking to Can I Get a Whoop-Whoop? too!

she can quilt

January Finishes


  1. what a fun twist on a split rail fence quilt :) Sorry, I got nothin' for ya in the name department - i'm terrible at naming quilts and don't bother naming mine

  2. Congrats on your first UFO finish of the year! What a happy quilt. :). I am a terrible namer of quilts. Cheerful Rays?

  3. Congrats and nice job! That is so crisp and bright with the little snow around.

  4. Adorable! Congrats on a finish. LOL about counseling center name... It totally is!

  5. I'm drawing a blank on the name, but it is definitely pretty! Such lovely bright colors!! Whoop whoop!!

  6. Not being a quilter, I'm not sure what THAT kind of UFO is.

    There is, however, a UFO parked by the side of US 53 near one of the Chetek exits, I believe.

    I was IN LOVE with our snow globe world today! Bring it on, baby!

  7. Congratulations on your first finish! Isn't it a wonderful feeling? I've never named my quilts...well I have in a way...the one I'm working on now is Spencer's quilt. So original. Sorry I can't be of more help. Your quilt is beautiful. I love the bright colors. Let us know how that thread holds up.

  8. I'm not really good at naming other people's quilts. When I name a quilt, I mull my feelings about the quilt over in my head. However, I'm going to give it a shot here. Here are a few suggestions: Rainbow Connection, Retro Rainbow, and my favorite, Hadron Rainbow Collider {see also, Hadron Collider}.

    And now, for the really important business of telling you how much I love that quilt! The colors and fabrics are completely awesome! Your meander is beautiful and I love the variegated thread! Love it, I tell you. I did a quilt in Sulky and so far, it is holding up pretty well! Beautiful finish! Yay you!

    xo -E

  9. Crazy Land?? Love the spontaneity this quilt offers! And good for you reaching out to others to help name it! You might even like a word someone uses, and another word someone else uses and combine them! Just a thought. Good luck on naming it!


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