It may be difficult to believe but here we are….the first Quarter of the 2016 Finish-A-Long.Thank you to the wonderful Adrianne, from On The Windy Side who hosted the 2015 FAL and to all of you for participating in 2015.
As I’ve said, the 2016 FAL is going global – a community of bloggers across the world will be jointly hosting the FAL. Our hosts are:
- Rhonda – Rhonda’s Ramblings – USA **right here**
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 about becoming UFOs. Every quarter you post a list of projects you hope to finish in the next three months, and then at the end of the quarter, you post a link from your blog, Flickr or Instagram of each successful finish from your original list.
Each finish is an entry for wonderful prizes from our sponsors. There is no penalty for not finishing a listed project, so feel free to make your list long or short, as you wish. The 2016 Schedule and Rules for the FAL are on my permanent FAL page, let me know if you have any questions. Here are the fantastic and generous sponsors for Q1 of the FAL – you can see each of their prizes listed under their logo (think about visiting them and saying thank you):
For the 2016 FAL, we will have the return of a tutorial week at the end of each quarter, between the opening of the link for finishes and the day that link closes, so stay tuned for more on that at the end of Q1. If you have a tutorial that you would like to share, please let me or another host know.
It’s time to round up those projects you want to finish over the next three months, take a photo of where you are now, and make your list. Please ensure that you have at least started your projects – pulled fabric with a pattern or plan, and remember that it is finished projects that will count. So while we love to see your bee blocks, the “finish” is when they are a completed, usable project.
The 2016 Q1 link for your list of proposed finishes is now open below on my blog and on each of the hosting blogs. You only link your list once, on one blog – and that link will show up on all of the blogs. If you are using Flickr or Instgram, link a mosaic and put your list in the description. Katy of The Littlest Thistle has a great tutorial on how to link-up if you have need it.
We also ask that you become part of the FAL community. Please check out the links of others and visit and comment on their lists. We all need encouragement to get those finishes done, so please share some of your own too.
I posted my list earlier today. It’s quite the ambitious one! Did you see it? **But Remember** No deductions for not completing something so ….. Aim High! Nothing to lose!!!
AlRiGhTs Y’aLl..!!!…. Get those lists together and get linked up. The Q1 linky party will stay open until 11 pm EST, January 16th – as we are global, you might want to check your time zone to determine your last possible time to link. Remember: you only need to link up on ONE hosting blog and it will automatically show up on all hosting blogs.