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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

WIP Wednesday – Round 8

Again, I had a pretty unproductive week in the ‘non-crafting’ world.  On the other hand I did lots of fun things with my kiddo’s and got some much needed rest. 

the Bloom Quilt:

Bloom Quilt - WIP

I am done making yoyo’s! 
Size of yo-yo's Quanity Made Goal % Complete
1 (largest) 17 18 94%
2 50 54 93%
3 60 48 125%
4 63 48 131%
5 65 64 102%
6 (smallest) 45 40 113%
TOTAL 300 272 110%
That’s right – 300 yo’yo’s later and now it’s time to focus on sewing them onto the actual quilt!  Bloom Quilt - WIPThere will be no more pictures of ‘loose’ yoyo’s scattered on the quilt – I will just show you pictures as I continue to attach them to the piece and the layering grows into a beautiful BLOOMing Garden.  

The larger ones I used my free motion quilt to stitch them on – it didn’t work very well.  So, now I’m ‘tacking’ them on using the zig-zag stitch with my feed dogs down.  I do this in approximately 4 to 5 spots on the yoyo.  This seems to be working much better…

Patchwork Squared Modern Solids Quilt Along

Modern Solids Quilt Along - 3 blocks so farThree blocks are officially complete for the Patchwork Squared Modern Solids Quilt Along.  I’ll be blogging in the next few days more about Block’s 2 and 3. 

Read more about Block 1: 


Fabric Rosette’s

Rosette'sI’ve been wanting to try to figure out how to make these fun fabric flowers for awhile now.  With the gorgeous weather today I brought my supplies to my deck bench, kept an eye on the girls as the chalked and biked on our driveway, and made my very first rosettes.  I used a gorgeous deep, chocolate brown interior design fabric that has an iridescent glow in certain lights and some neat texture from thread art on the fabric.  I really like the end look – now I just have to figure out what I’m going to do with them!

Off Season Project QUILTING Challenge – It’s All in Your Initials

I really haven’t done much with this challenge yet…BUT I do have an idea!  Now I just have to figure out my colors for K A and L…

Oh…and my idea is not complicated..if I can get the ‘base’ of it done in time I should be able to finish it baby or no baby…

Block-A-Palooza Quilt

No further progress…Blogger's Block-A-Palooza - Table RunnersRunner #1:  Block 6, Block 13, Block 11

Blogger's Block-A-Palooza - Table RunnersRunner #2:  Block 10, Block 2, Block 14

Blogger's Block-A-Palooza - Table RunnersRunner #3:  Block 7, Block 12, Block 3

Blogger's Block-A-Palooza - Table RunnersRunner #4:  Block 16, Block 8, Block 9Blogger's Block-A-Palooza - Table Runners

Runner #5:  Block 1, Block 15, Block 5, Block 4

Goals from last week:
  • Work on the Modern Solids Quilt Along
  • Keep working on the Blossom Quilt
  • Make some Ruffle Coffee Cozies
Goals for this Week:

***I’m loving that my ‘goal’ list is becoming less and less ‘urgent’***

A look back:


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