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A Quilter’s Mixology: My Flower Power Quilt

Hey there! I’m posting over at Sew Sweetness today as part of the Quilter’s Mixology Sew Along. Yes, I’ve been sewing curves! And I even liked it! Head over to Sara’s blog to read all about my “Flower Power” quilt from Angela Pingel’s book, A Quilter’s Mixology.

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WIP Wednesday: With Guest Host Cori

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Hello Freshly Pieced readers! I’m Cori and I blog over at Let’s Eat Grandpa. I blog about all sorts of making — quilting, sewing, DIY, decor, crafting, and recipes. My husband and I travel a lot, too!

I’ve been in make-make-make mode, since I have foot surgery coming up (boo!). Here are a few things I’ve been working on.

First up is my scrappy Swoon quilt! I’ve been slowly working on this for months — I’m not exactly fast and I’ve had other projects. But it’s finally ready to send off to the quilter (no way I’m quilting this beast on my tiny machine)! It’s scrappier than a lot of the Swoons out there, and I’m super happy with how it turned out — you can see more detailed pics on my Instagram!

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I’m also just started working on a Bess Top (pattern from Imagine Gnats). Love these fabrics — the voile is so soft!

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And I’ve been doing a little quilt-as-you-go, which is one of my favorite techniques! This is going to be a mug rug for a friend. Hope she loves it!

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And if you want to check out some of my favorite finished projects, click the links below!

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Thank you, Lee, for having me host today!

What have you been working on? Here’s how to link up:
1. Link up any blog post or Instagram photo from the past week that features an unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. To link an Instagram photo, click the Instagram icon at the bottom of the link-up screen, and use the URL of your IG feed as the link (for example, my URL is www.instagram.com/freshlypieced). Please hashtag #wipwednesday and mention me, @freshlypieced.
3. If you are linking to a blog post, please link back here to my blog somewhere in your post.
4. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links, either IG or blog—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments! 

 

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WIP Wednesday: With Guest Host Lindsey

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Hi there! My name is Lindsey and I am really excited to be here for WIP Wednesday! I am a mother of three little ones, and in my spare time (which isn’t much with the littles running around) I love to quilt, blog, run, bake, and binge on Netflix. (My current addiction is House.) Although I am a fairly new quilter, I have completely fallen in love!

I have two bloggy homes where I share a lot of fun stuff! You can find me sharing my latest quilts, sewing projects, and tutorials at both the Fort Worth Fabric Studio blog and Inspiring Creations. 

Here are just a few projects you can find from my blogs:
Right now I have two quilts that I am working on. Believe it or not, I have never made a patchwork quilt before, and decided I needed to take care of that right away! So I have pieced this fun little patch work quilt! I am in the process of quilting it right now.
The other WIP I am working on right now is a quilt from Lori Holt’s book Quilty Fun: Lessons in Scrappy Patchwork.  It’s a very slow process, but I can’t wait to finish this baby! The butterflies are just a small piece of what will go into this quilt!
I want to thank Lee for having me today, and I look forward to seeing what you all are working on!
This week’s WIP Wednesday is brought to you by Canton Village Quilt Works. Canton Village is owned by Jackie Kunkel, a fantastic teacher, long-arm quilter, shop owner, and podcaster. (You can find her podcasts here or on iTunes—you can also check out her YouTube channel here.) Check out her amazing selection, including a huge range of Kona solids and precuts.

This week, Jackie’s offering one lucky winner her Black and White and Bright fat quarter bundle! Yay! To enter, just link up below for one chance to win, and/or do one of the following for a second chance: Follow the Canton Village blog, subscribe to their newsletter (click here to subscribe), or like their Facebook page, and comment that you’ve done so.

 

What are you working on this week? Here are the linky rules:
1. Link up any blog post or Instagram photo from the past week that features an unfinished Work-In-Progress (WIP).
2. If you are linking to a blog post, please link back here to my blog.
3. If you are linking to an Instagram photo, please hashtag #wipwednesday and mention me, @freshlypieced. (To link an Instagram photo, click the Instagram icon in the link-up screen, and use the URL of your IG feed as the link—for example, my URL would be www.instagram.com/freshlypieced.)
4. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!

 

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WIP Wednesday: With Guest Host Lucy from Charm About You

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Happy June everyone! I am Lucy and I blog at Charm About You. Mum of three, crazy in love with my husband and total fabric addict from Manchester, UK.

To be honest I have so many WIPs and not enough time to take pictures of them so I’m going to show you the things I’m currently loving working on…
My Rose Star quilt has been in progress since December 2011 and I’m finally working on the borders. The instigator of my English Paper Piecing love and the rose star block tutorial is by Clare at Selfsewn.

 

It’s one of those ongoing projects that gets picked up and put down between other things I’m working on, but since I received these gorgeous fabrics in a low volume swap, organised by my awesome friend Rebecca, I am motivated to finish the borders and get to work on hand quilting.

 

 

I started one of those ‘just because’ projects the other day—you will have seen snippets of this if you follow my blog or IG. After seeing Svetlana’s adorable slippers I got a copy of Stitch Magazine (Summer 2011) because I found it on sale. If you want to make some you can get the brilliant pattern by Ayumi here. The soles are quilted and I’m working on quilting the top parts, then proper construction can begin:

 

 

I’ve also made progress on my le challenge project. Le Challenge is another blog I host with my talented friend Nat from Made in Home. Every month we set a theme and have a link party for finishes on the 15th of each month, with one random link winning a $25 gift certificate to the Fat Quarter Shop. You can create something with any type of art or craft, and this month’s theme is CHARITY. I am planning to do some free motion quilting on this quilt top and I hope I can get finished in time (FYI a finished quilt top will count as a finish in the link party, I’m just trying to push myself!).

 

When I saw the beautiful hexy quilted ottoman that Adrianne made last summer I had to make one. The pattern is by Penny at Stitch Playroom. Because I used this dotty curtain fabric I felt like the centre needed something else. I was going to save this to show when I’d finished the whole thing but I finished it, love it and here seems as good a place as any to show it off 😉
I used DMC soluble canvas to cross stitch this pattern based on the famous Robert Indiana design. It is a perfect choice as it will always make me smile and is a reminder of our honeymoon, part of which was in New York. I can’t wait to finish this ottoman and put my feet up while I’m hand sewing!

 

Thank you to Lee for having me, and come and visit Charm About You to see these WIPs finished (eventually)!

Today’s WIP Wednesday has been brought to you by Cotton Bliss. Cotton Bliss has a new customer loyalty program that offers 3% back on all purchases. Can’t argue with that, right? And holiday pre-cuts are now in stock, with yardage coming soon—start planning your Christmas sewing!

And Cotton Bliss owner Stefanie is offering WIP Wednesday readers 20% off anything in the store, now through June 15! Just use code “wipwed0614.” So head straight over there to give Cotton Bliss some WIP Wednesday love.
And what are you working on this week? Here are the linky rules:
1. Link up any blog post from the past week that features an unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. Somewhere in your post, you must link back here to my blog.
3. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!P.S. Great news for those of you on Instagram! You can now link up Instagram photos on WIP Wednesday! Just click the blue “Add your link” button below. In the dialogue box that comes up, under “Image source,” click the Instagram icon at the bottom. InLinkz will ask your permission to access your IG account, and then you can choose one of your IG photos to link up. You still need to link to a URL, but you can always link to the URL of your Instagram feed (for example, my feed’s URL is http://www.instagram/freshlypieced). If you link up an IG photo, please tag my Instagram feed (@freshlypieced). Thank you! : )

 

 

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WIP Wednesday: Guest-Hosted by Laura of Quokka Quilts

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WIP Wednesday comes to you today from the most remote city on earth – Perth, Western Australia, where we are closer to Indonesia than we are to Sydney and the only land-based animal between us and Africa is the quokka. Hi, I’m Laura and I blog over at Quokka Quilts.

Now I know you want to rush to the linky party, but just so you don’t spend all day wondering what on earth a quokka (pronounced kwokka) is, it’s a marsupial found only in Western Australia, is possibly linguistically related to a wookie, and it looks like a kangaroo got friendly with a rat and… well, now you have an idea. You can kinda see it in my old blog button. Add a long ratty tail and that’s it. (I made up the wookie bit but the rest is true).

These creatures below are not quokkas. These are highly trained quiltdogs. Also known as Melody and Scarlett.
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They take their work very seriously as you can see. (The tutorial/pattern for that bag is on my blog but be warned, it’s NOT a normal pattern). When I’m not being disrupted by the Quiltdogs, I sew on a Bernina 820 and a HandiQuilter Sweet 16. I love extreme free-motion quilting, appliqué, making bags, and all things modern quilt related. I am President of the Perth Modern Quilt Guild and I run Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday (which Lee inspired) with MR from QuiltMatters.

Works in Progress

On the design wall

I’ve been slightly obsessed with the Quick Curve Ruler lately, so this is on the design wall in pieces. I’ve fallen in love with Kaufman printed quilter’s linen, which is the grey background. The other bits in there are some Simply Color, Kate Spain, Tula Pink and Birch organics, which is a fairly good indication of my fabric loves.
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On the quilting table

I have two dinosaur pillows in progress for an old school-mate’s children who drew the dinosaurs themselves. This pillow is now finished, the other (in the inverse colour scheme) is just waiting for me to finish the quilting before being turned into a pillow .

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I also have a quick little charm quilt (Sunnyside by Kate Spain) pinned and ready to be quilted. I’ve been a bit overwhelmed by green recently so looking forward to quilting something warmer!
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I’ve also got a monster-sized Mondrian-inspired quilt which I am bashing away at bit by bit using templates and the S16.

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Thanks to Lee for having me here! I’m looking forward to seeing what you link up!

This WIP Wednesday is brought to you by LiMa Sews. LiMa Sews is a one-stop shop for both fabric and long-arm quilting services. (Oh, and she’s got a great blog, too!) And in honor of Mother’s Day, Linh is offering two amazing giveaways this week!

Giveaway Prize #1 is this gorgeous bundle of Dear Stella fabrics. What a great bundle for a summery picnic quilt.

Giveaway Prize #2 is a $150 gift certificate for long-arm quilting services! That $150 can include quilting as well as batting and/or shipping! Wow, who couldn’t make use that fantastic prize?

To enter both giveaways, check out the LiMa Sews Etsy shop and then leave a comment here about what you might like to either give or receive for Mother’s Day. Thank you so much, Linh, for both of these fab prizes!

And of course, don’t forget to link up! Here are the linky rules:
1. Link up any blog post from the past week that features an unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. Somewhere in your post, you must link back here to my blog.
3. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!

 

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WIP Wednesday: With Guest Host Sarah from {no} hats in the house

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Hello! I’m Sarah from {no} hats in the house, and I’m pretty excited about guest hosting here today. I haven’t even told Lee this yet (hi, Lee!), but WIP Wednesday was the very first place I linked up when I started blogging last year. And I have to say, it definitely brought a smile to my face when I looked back at that first post and realized that some talented bloggers—ones I’m honored to now call friends—showed some comment love that day.
Ironically, it turns out I’ve made effectively zero progress on that particular project since then, BUT I like to think that’s because I managed to start (and finish!) many other things instead (…right?)

Intrigued?  For the full photos, other finishes, and links to all the backstories check out my portfolio here.
And naturally, I’ve also curated quite an array of WIPs since that fateful Wednesday, including (but not limited to)—sorry, that’s my inner attorney talking—…
But “in progress” doesn’t always mean sewing for me.  At least not directly.  For instance, I’m always on the lookout for
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Here’s what’s currently in the queue.  Have any to add?  Email me!

And ever since my first guild engagement (and second, and now a local class!), I’ve been brainstorming new workshop concepts and lecture ideas (inquiries welcome :D). Plus I’ve been doing some packing and prep work for the MQG’s
SewDown Nashville. (…Where I might be too busy being starstruck to actually sew; I’m counting on my friend Amanda to snap me out of it.)

Keep your eyes peeled for these #opgivewarmth palettes on IG!

But my biggest WIP is only just beginning.  Earlier this week I announced #opgivewarmth, an initiative to give a little something to children who quite literally have nothing.  So if you ever find yourself wanting to do some good but need somewhere to channel that energy, I encourage you to visit my blog, the flickr group, or check in on IG (@nohatsquilts | #opgivewarmth) for the latest month’s callout for blocks.  Together, we can help provide that much more warmth and comfort to children in the foster care system, one block at a time.

Thanks to Lee for having me and for hosting us every week.  I hope to see you around (here’s where you can find me), and I look forward to perusing all the midweek inspiration to come!

Hey, this WIP Wednesday was brought to you by Bobbie Lou’s Fabric Factory, a fab Etsy shop with a wonderfully curated selection of prints. (Check out the “Geometrics” section—love it!) And Bobbie Lou’s is growing by leaps and bounds—in fact, owner Chelsea is moving to her own website at the end of April.

To celebrate, Bobbie Lou’s is offering our biggest WIP Wednesday giveaway yet: a $50 gift certificate! To win, comment on this post for one chance. For a second chance to win, follow Bobbie Lou’s Fabric Factory on Instagram (@bobbieloufabric), and leave another comment here that you’re now following on IG.

But wait, that’s not all: Bobbie Lou’s is also offering WIP Wednesday readers a special sale! Get 15% off any order, now through April 9, with code LEE15. How generous is that? So go give Bobbie Lou’s some WIP Wednesday love, and get a great deal while you do!

What are you working on this week? Here are the linky rules:
1. Link up any blog post from the past week that features an unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. Somewhere in your post, you must link back here to my blog.
3. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!

 

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WIP Wednesday: With Guest Host Stephanie from Quarter Incher

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Hi Everyone! My name is Stephanie and I blog over at Quarter Incher. I’m so happy to be sharing this WIP Wednesday with you! I’m an avid reader on Lee’s blog and jumped at the chance to guest host when she offered. I’m so excited I “qualified”…haha.

I’ve been blogging for a year now and it’s been an incredible experience so far! I can’t believe all the fun things I’ve been able to whip up besides quilts. Learning new techniques and skills has been a blast thanks to inspiring blogs such as Lee’s.

I’ve always been drawn to bright colors as long as I could remember. It definitely shows in my work. It seems that a rainbow literally threw up on most of my projects, but I don’t mind! A little color never hurt anyone, right?

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After I started blogging I noticed my WIP list getting longer and longer. This is really unusual for me because I like to see a project finished before I start a new one. Doesn’t really seem possible with all the quilty awesomeness going around online though! I keep pinning, bookmarking, “liking” new projects left and right! I can’t keep up with all the projects I want to do…so I therefore have WIPs scattered all over my place.

Here is a Club Medallion Block…err…Border of the Month I’m working on currently. I’ll be receiving the last set of instructions next week and this one will be finished!

I must have gone insane because I decided to start The Single Girl quilt as well! I need to buy the background solid and finish piecing all the curves. Not to mention that I’m planning on hand quilting this one.

And recently I’ve jumped on the Gypsy Wife bandwagon. I just couldn’t help myself. Here are my February blocks for the BOM being hosted by Michelle of Factotum Of Arts.

So there’s a few of my WIPs along with a ton of other projects and swaps I’m involved in. It was wonderful to share some of these projects with you! Have a Happy Wednesday!

Hey, this week’s WIP Wednesday has been brought to you by Pink Castle Fabrics. Is there anybody out there who isn’t familiar with Pink Castle? Because if you aren’t, you probably haven’t done much online fabric shopping. : ) Pink Castle has all the good fabric and all the good sales. Can’t beat that combination. And did you know that Pink Castle has a newsletter, to keep you informed about new arrivals, what’s on sale, etc? You can sign up right here.

This week’s giveaway is (drumroll please): A fat-quarter bundle of solids from Pink Castle’s Color Inspirations Club! Color Inspirations offers 10 RJR Cotton Supreme solids each month, in fab palettes to use together or stash. Link up below for one chance to win the February bundle (colors shown above), leave a comment on this post for one chance to win, or do both for two chances. Thank you Pink Castle for the awesome prize! And click here for more on  the Color Inspirations Club.

What are you working on this week? Here are the linky rules:
1. Link up any blog post from the past week that features an unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. Somewhere in your post, you must link back here to my blog.
3. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!
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WIP Wednesday: With Guest Host Leigh Anne from Ella’s Cottage

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Hi everyone!  My name is Leigh Anne and I blog at Ella’s Cottage.  I’ve been following Freshly Pieced for several years now and WIP Wednesday is one of the must-read blog posts in my reader.  So you can imagine my reaction when Lee put out the call for guest posters.  My heart started pounding as I frantically sent the email volunteering, hoping desperately that I would be chosen.  And when I was chosen, it was like Christmas, LOL.

A selection of my finishes.  Links available here

When I first started blogging, I had one or two WIPs at a time. It was all very manageable and I didn’t even have a method for tracking them. Why would I need that? I could see them sitting on my workstation. It didn’t take long for the internet inspiration bug to hit, though. I started adding more projects and bouncing between them. Then I started buying books and patterns, not to mention my Pinterest quilt board. I would have a brilliant idea for a quilt while running or getting my teeth cleaned. The new ideas far outpaced my time to quilt. And I needed a resource for keeping track of my WIPs. If you are feeling like your list of projects is too long, or you just need a laugh, head over and take a gander at my Master WIP list!

But even though my plans are grand, I still mostly work on 2-3 quilts in a given week. This week I have two projects filling my workstation.

The first is a hexagon baby quilt. Originally my deadline for this quilt was early March when I planned on visiting the recipient in California. As of Sunday, my trip was changed to February 18th, which means I need to get busy! I am machine piecing the hexagons using this tutorial by Kati at From the Blue Chair. The fabrics are Marie Antoinette by Northcott and Minimalista by Art Gallery.

The second is more aptly described as my current obsession. I want to lock myself in my sewing space and not come out until this quilt is finished. I find myself sneaking downstairs when I should be going to bed to piece just a few more strips. I am making this with a QAYG method described by Maureen Cracknell. And I am using nothing but scraps. Even the batting is off-cuts from other quilts. I have a secret goal of using up all of my scraps in 2014; fueled, I am sure, by my fabric fast! This may be the first quilt I start and finish without a long hiatus in the middle!

From Lee: This week’s WIP Wednesday is sponsored by Cuts of Cotton. I love Cuts of Cotton’s focus on basics and blenders—just the type of fabric I stockpile! And Cuts of Cotton allows you to shop by color, which is super convenient.

Giveaway: Emily from Cuts of Cotton is generously offering to give away this beautiful “Garden” fat-quarter bundle to one lucky reader! For a chance to win, check out Cuts of Cotton, then come back here and leave a comment with your favorite basic that Emily carries. If you don’t see your favorite, let us know what you wish Emily would carry! I’ll draw a random winner of the FQ bundle on Friday.

And of course, don’t forget to link up your WIPs, too! Here are the linky rules:
1. Link up any post from the past week that features an unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. Somewhere in your post, you must link back here to my blog.
3. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!

 

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WiP Wednesday: With Guest Host Inés from Thready Bear Quilts

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Hey guys! It’s Inés from Thready Bear Quilts!

Is it Wednesday already? Wasn’t it here last week? It seems I never get done as much as I hope… Oh well! I am so excited to be guest hosting WIP Wednesday; it has always been a great motivator. Without further ado, let’s begin:

I began the week by wanting to work on my Alma Mater quilt, but that didn’t go well. First, my fabric didn’t cover the space needed (I’m paper piecing this quilt for those who don’t know), so I had to rip it out. Which sounds easy enough; that is if you can find at least one of your 5 billion seam rippers, which of course I couldn’t. I decided to push on and used embroidery scissors to painstakingly rip the tiny paper piecing stitches. That left me in a grumpy mood, but I wanted to finish at least one letter that night.

Well, as I often say, “The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry.” I realized after two sets of stitching on my second try that I had reversed my colors. Combined with my grumpy mood and lack of a seam ripper, I stomped off, leaving that mess as is to this day.

This week I decided to start my 30s Farm Quilt. I started by making Lori Holt’s Silo Barn with a Chicken Scratch block.

I am so excited for this quilt! I am truly a farm girl at heart and this idea has been buzzing in my head for a long time—I’m so glad it’s free!

The Chicken Scratch block is so cute and I love the practically a bazillion (not really, just 20) itty bitty half-square triangles. They make me so happy!

I can’t wait to see how my quilt turns out! I also can’t wait to see what you guys are working on; you never cease to amaze me with your creativity and talent. Yes, I’m talking to you! So, hop to it and link up!

Before I go, curious minds are wondering if you press open or to the dark side (and if you are on the dark side, do they really have cookies?!?)?

I am wishy-washy when it comes to pressing. I like the look of open seams but I learned to press to the dark side, so I never know what I’ll do. Head on over to my Den and let me know! Or you can let me know on Instagram, @threadybear or #threadybearquilts! I hope to hear from you soon, and happy quilting!

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WIP Wednesday: With Guest Host Cindy from Hyacinth Quilt Designs

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Hi! I’m Cindy and I blog at Hyacinth Quilt Designs. My husband came up with the name – you can read about the origin over on my home page – he’s easily amused!

I’m so thrilled to be guest posting here today. I’m a huge fan of Lee’s WIP Wednesdays and honored to be right on the home base. I’ve found some of my favorite bloggers from the linkies – so be sure to check them out!

Okay – down to business. It’s a busy time of year and like me, many of your WIPs may fall into one of two categories: holiday gifts and decor, and finishing up some projects by the end of the year.

I made a resolution at the beginning of 2013 to finish the year caught up on my quilt top pile. For some reason I would rather sew 2 pieces of Anna Maria Horner fabric together than quilt straight lines on my top, so the tops tend to pile up easily. Who still remembers their yearly resolutions by December? I sure don’t, but was reminded of this one when Amanda from Westwood Acres posted a challenge on Instagram. Start 2014 with a clean slate. And to make it enticing she offered some weekly prizes! It was all the motivation I needed, so I set out get the last 3 tops on my pile quilted. I love a clean slate – or whiteboard in my case.

I tackled the biggest one first and finished the binding over the weekend! The pattern is Thmbleblossoms On A Whim done in Florence by Denyse Schmidt.

In the binding stage is my second and the one that’s been sitting around the longest – at least a year. The quilt is Superstar, a pattern in Elizabeth Hartman’s book, The Practical Guide to Patchwork. I don’t know why it took me so long to finish it! The quilting was super simple – organic {purposely uneven} lines – that took no time!

And just this weekend I started quilting my Round and Round quilt. This is also a Thimbleblossoms pattern and started for a quilt-along hosted by the designer, Camille, on Instagram {can you tell I like Instagram?}

When the shoulders can’t quilt any more, I’m slowly piecing this pattern, Starlight, another Thimbleblossoms pattern. I’m a big fan of using the stash and mixing lines, and this is a perfect example. Can’t wait to see it come together!

I’m betting some holiday decor is on everyone’s list nowadays! My book, Simply Modern Christmas, was released in August and I decided to remake the tree skirt from the book in a mini size for my mini tree. Those strips finish at 1″!

 

And of course some handmade holiday gifts: flannel nightgowns with knit leggings, a couple of notebook covers and a potholder.

 

So the end of 2013 is feeling good! Nothing like a clean slate to start the new year. It’s a good thing because I’ve splurged on some new fabric and hope to be sewing some of those aforementioned Anna Maria Horner fabrics together soon!

So, what are you working on this week?
1. Link up any post from the past week that features at least one unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. Somewhere in your post, you must link back here to my blog. (Or grab the WIP Wednesday button for your sidebar.)
3. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!

P.S. (from Lee): InLinkz recently updated their linky tool, which means I can now run the WIP Wednesday links in reverse order! That means, at least for this week, the most recent links will be at the top and the oldest will be at the end. What do you think? Do you like reverse order, or should I stick with the old way, with the oldest links at the top? I could also do random order. Place your votes in the comments!