BOM - Block of the Month

DIY  - Do it yourself
DWR - Double Wedding Ring

EPP - English paper piecing

F8/FE - Fat eight
FFO - Finally finished Object
FIU - Finish it up
FLIMSY - Finished Top, not quilted
FMQ - Free Motion Quilting
FPP - Foundation Paper Piecing
FQ - Fat Quarter

HP - Hand piecing
HQ - Hand quilting
HRT - Half Rectangle Triangle
HST - Half square triangle
HSM - Home Sewing Machine

LAQ - Long arm quilter
LQS - Local quilt shop

OBW - One block wonder

PHD - Project half done
PIGs - Projects in a grocery sack
PIPS - Projects in process
PIW - Project in waiting

QAL  - Quilt Along
QST - Quarter square triangle

RST - Right sides together

SABLE - Stash accumulation beyond life expectancy
SID - Stich-in-the-ditch quilting
STASH - Special Treasure All Secretly Hidden

TBQ - To be quilted
TOT - Tone on tone

UFO - Unfinished Object

WIP - Work in progress
WISP - Work in slow progress
WOA - Work of art
WOF - Width of fabric
WOMBAT - Waste of money, binding and time
WOW - White on white


  1. Großartig! Einige kannte ich noch gar nicht! Ich hätte noch eine Ergänzung: HSM: Home Sewing Machine.

    1. Wunderbar und danke für die Ergänzung, Daniela. Es ist schon in der Liste.


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