December Goal Party – A Lovely Year of Finishes

Well, we made it! It is now December. Thirty-one days and we can kiss 2013 good-bye!  I have one very simple goal for December, to finish up Christmas presents. I am giving 2 quilts this year, both to two very special people, neither of whom have a clue!  The first is the one I finished last month. The second was quilted was quilted by Vicki from Quilting Lodge. She did such an amazing job. All that is left is to trim it up and bind it. The hard part will be trimming it because…IT IS HUGE! It fits on my queen sized bed.

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Your Turn!

What one item will you choose to do for December? Will it be a Holiday Gift?

You have two requirements to be entered into the prizes this month.

1. Link-up {on this post} the first 7-days of the month

and

2. Link-up in the last 7-days of the month.

Add your blog post or flickr photo (with appropriate descriptions) to the linky party below.

Please grab a button or link back to Shanna and I so other people can join in the fun!

**Please note, the linky party is the same here and over at Shanna, so there is no need to enter twice **

For those unsure of how to link up go check out our Q&A Page for A Lovely Year of Finishes – there are instructions on how to link up from a blog and from Flickr.

Grab a button from my sidebar and spread the LOVE!

Oh yeah and there are prizes this month (as always!), here is what our fantastic sponsors are offering.

December Prizes Include:

1, 2,3, & 4.

3 Thread Packs and one special thread pack from Aurifil Threads

5. Choice of $15 or 2 charm packs from Stitches n’ Giggles

6. A Paper Piecing Kit from Paper Pieces

7. A Fat Quarter Bundle from Moda United Notions

8,9. TWO winners each getting to choose one pdf pattern

from Sew BitterSweet Designs

($10 value)

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10. Quilting Patterns designed by Quilting Lodge

Make sure to go visit 2 other people who have linked up before you so that we can cheer each other on!

 This is the last of the “regular” link-up’s.

January 1-7 Shanna and I will be holding the 2013 year in review party with additional prizes, for those that finished 6 or more months worth of your goals.



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7 Responses to December Goal Party – A Lovely Year of Finishes

  1. Katy says:

    That quilting looks beautiful! I have a Christmas pressie and a Secret Santa gift to do, and that’s it…

  2. So fun!
    Is it too early to ask if you are considering this for next year too?!?!
    I have really enjoyed it and hope to work on 12 more UFO’s next year!

  3. Debbe says:

    Vicki’s quilting is amazing, when I grow up I hope to be able to quilt that good when I grow up. Your quilt is pretty awesome too.

  4. Susan says:

    At this point, I couldn’t even tell you how many months I finished! =) I’m glad to have made whatever progress there has been, though. It’s all things I wouldn’t have done if it weren’t for the project. It adds accountability! Thank you for running this all year long. I know it’s more work for you and Shana, but it’s obvious a lot of us used the help! Love your pictured quilt. Someone is really lucky – two someones!

  5. PennyDog says:

    Yep mine will be a gift once I get the blogpost written ;)

  6. Sharon says:

    Your quilting is a wonderful backdrop to those pretty colors! Such nice combinations!

  7. Phew, made it just in time. Did the same thing with the November finish, even though I had it done way before the end of November. I’m not great about remembering deadlines.

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