January 15, 2018

Last Day to Link Up in the Splash of Color QAL!

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Today is the last day to link up your finished quilts in the Splash of Color Quilt Along!  All finished quilts that measure greater than 160" around the edge qualify for a PDF quilt pattern from Busy Hands Quilts.  Go HERE to link up.

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January 12, 2018

Good Fortune Baby Quilt | Finished or Not Friday Linky Party!

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Welcome to Finished or Not Friday where you can share your finished {or not} projects!

Oops, I totally forgot about Finished or Not Friday!  Some secret pattern designing and sewing have taken over every brain cell; that's my excuse!

My Finish is a patchwork baby quilt in Good Fortune by Kate Spain.

This quilt was sewn and quilted several months ago, but I found nothing in the stash that matched for binding, so there it sat.  Somehow, a fabric came through the door {cough, cough} during a stash-building spree that just happened to match.

The backing was inspired by Shannon of The Flemings Nine, the master of pieced backings.

This quilt will be for sale in my Etsy shop as soon as my imaginary fairy helper gets it there.

Quilt Stats:

Pattern:  10" squares patchwork
Size:  38" x 47"
Fabric:  Good Fortune by Kate Spain
Batting:  Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 cotton/poly
Quilting:  Orbit Chevron on Gratitude
Backing:  Fun polka dots, probably Riley Blake

Last Week's Feature!

We had a huge increase in the views of your links this past week!  Continue sharing the party in your posts!  It's to your own advantage to let others know about this linkup as you will have more visitors.

Preeti's Esmeralda is stunning, and she wrote the pattern for free!

Shannon's Springtime Patchwork shows that sometimes simple is the best.  It caught many eyes this past week.

If you want your quilt featured here next week, be sure to put a link back to this post in your post or sidebar, or tag @busyhandsquilts on Instagram, AND link directly to your blog post so I don't have to hunt it down.

Today's Daily Deal at the Fat Quarter Shop is a steal on The Good Life jelly roll!  A great day to add a little Bonnie & Camille love to the stash!

It's your turn to share your finish {or not}!  What's welcome at this party?  
  • Any in-progress or finished project made with fabric, yarn, or thread.
  • Projects from this week only.
  • ♥ ♥ PLEASE!  Link to the actual blog post, not your home page.  
  • LINK BACK with the Finished or Not Friday button or a text link.

To grab the code for the button below, left click in the box, press Ctrl-A for Select All, then Ctrl-C for Copy, then go to the HTML code for your post and press Ctrl-V to paste it where you want it to appear.
Finished or Not Friday at Busy Hands Quilts

Linking to:
Finish It Up FridayCan I Get a Whoop Whoop?!?Needle and Thread Thursday