Enough chatter about what UFOs are, whether we should finish them or not, etc, etc. On to actually getting them done!
(By the way, please read the comments on the posts, there are lots of good tips in them as well. Thank you lovely readers!)
Today I want to talk about the steps I am taking to get my UFOs finished. They are steps I have used to get other UFOs done in the past, and now that I seem to have more than ever, I need to put them into practice again!
I think having some sort of plan is key to finishing UFOs. For me at least. I like to write things down, preferably with old fashioned pen and paper, and then try to get everything into some semblance of order!
I’ll be going through these steps in more detail in future posts, so this is more of an outline. Here are some of the key steps I think help get those UFOs done:
1. Organize the UFOs
UFOs are much easier to finish if they are somewhat organized. I’ll be telling you more tomorrow about how I organize mine.
2. Break the UFOs up into steps
Smaller steps to finish a large project is so much less daunting than looking at it as a whole. I hosted a challenge years ago called Finishing Stitches which was focused on breaking down UFOs into smaller bites.
3. Choosing which ones to work on
Before you finish them, you need to somehow choose which ones you will work on first. With a list as long as mine, it is less overwhelming if I choose a few, and leave the rest for another day.
4. Actually setting aside time to finish them
I’ll be sharing lots of ways to set aside time to finish those UFOs. Time is always a big issue. Especially when we want to start new things!
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