Wednesday, February 8, 2012

W.i.P. Wednesday

W.i.P. Wednesday is here again . . . I've sure had fun with my current projects . . .

Completed projects
Modern Blocks bee - the February block for Alix is Boxed In by Faith Jones. Pretty fun in Malka Dubrawsky's new line of fabric.
Modern Blocks Bee - February block

Ongoing projects
Hometown "Wild Thing" - The top is done! In fact, backing is pieced too, and the whole thing is basted up! Please - if you have quilting ideas, I'd love to hear them - hope to start quilting this yet this week!

Solstice Stars Series - The third star is done! These have been really fun!

For the Love of Solids Swap - I must say, I have thoroughly enjoyed working on this project! I had an idea pretty early on, and am loving how it's turning out! After oodles of encouragement on flickr, I started quilting with variegated thread (King Tut Joseph's Coat).

Sparkle QAL - No progress - hopefully this weekend!

Upcoming projects  
* scrappy Metrolink NEW
* a zip pouch w/o zipper tabs - want to know this way too NEW
* Modern Crosses quilt - just because NEW
Scrappy Depression Blocks - I have a plan and fabric chosen to execute a finished top!
* do.Good Stitches February blocks - We'll be making three baby quilts using Blue Elephant Stitches' Granny Square Quilt Block Tutorial. Kind of excited to try these.
* A Christmas quilt to coordinate with my tree skirt
* "On a Whim
* Table runner for my cousin 
* Pattern for Mango 
* A light box
* Quilts for siblings #2 and #3


Linking up with W.i.P. Wednesday . . .

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

18 comments:

  1. Love all your projects this week, especially the love of solids swap. Sorry I can't help you with quilting ideas, I can't come up with any for my own quilts either.

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  2. Wild thing is looking great! And I can't wait to see more of your solids quilt, it looks delicious!!!

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  3. Great projects Debbie! Love that your are using variegated thread in your solids quilt!!

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  4. I love the colors in your solids project. Are you leaning toward a certain quilting for the "hometown" quilt? That's a hard one - wish I had a good idea for ya.

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  5. Everything looks wonderful! I agree with the others, the variegated thread looks amazing. :)

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  6. wow! Love the quilting and the fabric colors in your solids project, so so fabulous. As for the quilting on the whirly gigs, I tend to play it safe and go for an allover meandering stipple, or FMQ loopy quilting, not very outside the box, I know :-) I'm sure no matter what you decide it will be great!

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  7. I love all those projects! I am glad you went with the colourful thread and I would be inclined to do an all over quilting pattern on that lovely quilt. Maybe it is time to try one you have not done before?

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  8. I wish I had joined the solds swap just to be in with a chance of receiving that quilt, beautiful!

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  9. Oooh, you're going to do Metrolink?? I've always loved that pattern.

    Quilting on Wild Thing, that's tricky, hey? How is it show quilted on the pattern? I don't remember.

    And the FTLOS quilt. Awesome. Can't wait to see more!

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  10. the quilting on the ftlos quilt is awesome, but i have already told you that. you needed to hear it again!

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  11. Great projects this week, Debbie! No advice on quilting the Wild Thing...maybe you should attempt a stipple? Or pick out one of the "wild things" and echo it? Yeah, not much help. Your FTLOS is going to be a stunner, though!

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  12. That's some awesome stuff going on in your sewing room! Can't wait to see the solid quilt finished. The peek is fantastic!

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  13. adore the modern bee block - that malka fabric is just fantastic and love how you've coralled it with the grey

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  14. Also love the modern bee block -- can I ask what the guidelines are for that bee? It's a great color & shape combo!

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  15. That solids quilt is absolutely beautiful!

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  16. your solids swap looks very pretty xxx

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  17. Loving the variegated quilting!

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