Wednesday, May 21, 2014

WIP Wednesday - May 21st

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Well, I have been busy busy busy this week with my sewing! I had every single WIP done except for 1... which I did not feel like working on at the moment, you know how that goes! Plus, I had only 1 WIP, which basically gives me license to start new projects! Yay me!


This is my progress so far on my feathers QAL. Obviously I am only QALing with myself here lol but I love the pattern. I can only take so much paper piecing at once then, then my domestic deficit disorder kicks in and needs some new entertainment lol.

Then I decided to get out my selvedge edges and finally start a project with them! I am so excited about this one. It feel awesome to make something out of virtually nothing. This will be an long term ongoing project that I can add to as I get more selvedges. Right now I have 35 5in string blocks.


Then since I still didn't want to work on the PP, I pulled out some new Kona in Berry, which I berry much love! I want to do a cathedral windows quilt for living room couch, I think. This will not be done all in one shot either since this is tedious and time consuming. So I did two blocks and then another day did 2 more, just need to add the windows in now. I do love how it is coming out. It is far from perfect but every time I do another window I am learning more.


Then I started a stacked coins quilt, because ... why not? But this is one I did everything I could on til I have solids for the sashing. I can not buy fabric right yet so this was something I could work on and set aside til I can finish it as well!


Then I decided to try and make a wallet, which I was convinced I could not do. Turns out I can actually do it! Turns out... I also hate it lol. I am giving it to my mom for Christmas! lol


Then I pulled out my next FQ bundle and designed a way to use it that I like. I have not done any cutting yet but came up with this:


Few little boo boos in the coloring of it, but I get the idea lol. Feel free to use it if you like it. Obviously I haven't tested it yet so I may be off in the math on the side, that is always my weak point. lol

Whew! That was a lot. I am pretty sure this is the most progress I have ever had in one week lol. Hopefully later this week I can get the sashing and finish the top of the stacked coins quilt.

If anyone has any selvedges they do not want, I would be glad to take em :)

Now...off to do the hop myself and see what every one has been up to! Last week was pretty quiet comment wise, I think that was because of all the SMS giveaway stuff, but I did finish my plus quilt and share that in case you missed it.

-Tanyia

9 comments:

  1. Your coin quilt is going to look fabulous! And I love the wallet! Which pattern did you use?

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  2. Really digging your fabric choices for the feather QAL that you are doing by yourself :)

    I berry much love berry too and those cathedral windows are looking fantastic!!

    Your design is awesome! I didn't check the math. . . you really wouldn't want to rely on my math skills either LOL

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  3. that is a LOT of sewing you've done this week! Love the Cathedral Windows, can't wait to see what you put in them.

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  4. That wallet is so great! I have been meaning to make one soon too - I see someone else asked too, what pattern did you use?

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  5. That Kona Berry is stunning in those cathedral windows! Wow, those will have to go on my bucket list!!

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  6. totally love your feathers quilt, and all the other projects you started, totally jealous about your purse hun

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  7. Busy times! I love those feathers. The colors are so rich!

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  8. Oh I love the colours you have chosen for your feather quilt... gorgeous.

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