Loads of Quilty Terms

If you're new to the wonderful world of quilting you've noticed we have our own language.  It's a lot like being in the military.  Everything, and I mean everything, has an acronym.   From the occasional FART to the everyday WHIMM.  Check out the partial list I have composed below if you ever get lost.  I don't pretend to have them all listed here just some of the more common terms.  

You can always check out www.abbreviations.com for more fun acronyms!
WOF Width of Fabric
FQ Fat Quarter
LAQ Long Arm Quilter
SITD Stitch in the Ditch
TBQ To be quilted
WOW White on White
COC Cream on Cream
SUI Shopping under the influence (usually of a friend)
WAYWO  What are you working on? 
BOM Block Of the Month
DSM Domestic Sewing Machine (home sewing machine, not longarm)
DWR Double Wedding Ring (quilt pattern)
EQ Electric Quilt (a software package for designing quilts)
FART Fabric Acquisition Road Trip
FIUP Finish It UP
GFG--Grandmother's Flower Garden
HST Half-Square Triangle
HSY Haven’t Started Yet
HTH Hope That Helps
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IMO In My Opinion
LOL Lots Of Laughter / Laugh Out Loud
LQS Local Quilt Shop
MAM Mile-A-Minute (a modern version of crazy quilt block)
PIGS Project(s) In Grocery Sack(s)
QST Quarter Square Triangle
SABLE Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
SBS--Sunbonnet Sue
SEX Stash Enhancing eXperience
STASH Special Treasure, All Secretly Hidden
TGIF Thank God It’s Finished
UFO UnFinished Object
WHIMM Work Hidden In My Mind
WIP Work In Progress
WOMBAT Waste Of Material, Batting, And Time


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