Quilt Acronyms

BOB – Beginner’s Only Block (swap)

BOM – Block Of the Month

DSM – Domestic Sewing Machine

DWR – Double Wedding Ring (quilt pattern)

EQ – Electric Quilt (a software package for designing quilts)

FART – Fabric Acquisition Road Trip

FIUP – Finish It UP

FLIMSY – Finished top, not quilted

FQ – Fat Quarter

GFG – Grandmother’s Flower Garden

HST – Half-Square Triangle

LAQ – Long Arm Quilter (professional machine quilter)

LQS – Local Quilt Shop

MAQ – Mid-Arm Quilter

OBW – One-Block Wonder

QST – Quarter Square Triangle

PIG – Project In a Grocery Sack

SABLE – Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy

SBS – Sunbonnet Sue

SEX – Stash Enhancing eXperience

STASH – Special Treasure, All Secretly Hidden

TOT – Tone-on-Tone

UFO – UnFinished Object

WIP – Work In Progress

WISP – Work In Slow Progress

WIVSP – Work In Very Slow Progress

WIWMI – Wish It Would Make Itself

WOF – Width of Fabric

WOMBAT – Waste of Money, Batting, and Time

WOW – White On White

WWIT – What Was I Thinking


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