WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get!).
FQ Fat Quarter (quilt fabric usually measuring approximately .5 yard by .5 yard)
SID Sitching in the Ditch (quilting right on the seam line)
UFO Unfinished Object. I sometimes wish my UFO’s would be taken by Martians, never to be seen again!
WIP means work in progress and I’m guessing that we all have a lot of that.
The above acronmys are the simple acronyms that most quilters use regularly. Now I’m going to take you on a journey of discovery of acronyms that are used by the wider quilting community, and they are very clever, I think.
HSY Haven’t Started Yet
PHD Project Half Done (does that makes my title, Judie Bellingham PHD.)
MGBTQ Must Get Back To Quilting
WIVSP Work in Very Slow Progress
TOAD Trashed Object Abandoned in Disgust
USO Unstarted Object
STASH Special Treasures All Secretly Hidden
SABLE Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
FART Fabric Acquisition Road Trip ( I do that all the time!!)
TGIF Thank God It’s Friday is the usual acronym but quilters like Thank God It’s Finished.
WIWMI Wish It Would Make Itself
WWIT What Was I Thinking?
And finally WOMBAT Wast of Material, Batting and Time (This one is close to my Oz Heart!!).
As I said that’s just a small sample of the quilting acronyms out there.
So I’ll say cheerio for now as I need to plan a FART and MGBTQ .