Sunday 1 October 2017

Finishalong Quarter 4 Linkup

What projects do you hope to finish this quarter?

It's time to link up your list of unfinished projects that you propose to finish in Q4 of the Finishalong (FAL). We are hoping that the FAL community will be finishing a lot of projects as we move into the last quarter of the year.

The FAL is hosted by a community of bloggers across the world. Our hosts are:
  • Sarah - Sew me - Northern Ireland

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.
More information can be found on my Finishalong page. More information on the 2017 Schedule and Rules for the FAL are on Leanne's permanent FAL page, and the other hosts' pages (my page does not include all the rules at the moment, I haven't had a change to update it since I am only a recent host. All the other hosts should have a more complete page though, and I hope to update in the next day or two). Let me know if you have any questions.

Here are the fantastic and generous sponsors for Q4 of the FAL - you can see each of their prizes listed under their logo (think about visiting them and saying thank you):

It's now time to round up those projects 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 does qualify - and remember it is only completely 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.

It is very helpful if you tag your list as #2017FALQ4yourname when posting on social media: Flickr, Facebook & Instagram. Using the same hashtag over the quarter when sharing progress or finishes before the link, helps the hosts find your original list quickly - especially when this is done over a 3 month period. 
IMPORTANT: Don't forget to link your finishes up when the quarter closes!

The 2017 Q4 link for your list of proposed finishes is now open below on my blog and on each of the other hosting blogs. You need only link your list once, on one blog - and that link will show up on all of the blogs. If you are using Facebook, Flickr or Instagram, 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 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. When creating your list there is one thing to remember....No deductions for not completing something so ..... Aim High! Nothing to lose!!! There is even a hashtag going on instagram: #ridiculouslylongfallist and a little banter on who has the longest list!

Well now..... Get those lists together and get linked up!

The Q4 proposed finish linky party will stay open until 8 October 2017, 04:00 am GMT (which is 11 pm EST, October 7, 2017) - as we are global, you might want to check your time zone to determine your last possible time to link. To make it easy, there is an indication at the bottom of the linkup that says how much time you've got left. Remember: you only need to link up on ONE hosting blog and it will automatically show up on all hosting blogs.


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