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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

WIP Wednesday - 11/16/2011


The only thing I have worked on this week is my supernova quilt.


This beauty has been in the machine all week.  I only have about half the border left to do.  YAY!

I am trying to get it ready for binding before I go to my mom's house for Thanksgiving so that I will have some hand stitching to do.

This quilt is partially bound and will get completed at my mom's.



Sometimes, a WIP is still in the 'thought' stage.  My Asian mystery quilt is in a thought stage.  The top is done, it has borders...heck, it was even sandwiched and pinned.  I am thinking about un-pinning and un-sandwiching the quilt so that I can re-sandwich and pin with my new favorite bamboo batting.


The batting that is in there now is a poly-cotton blend and it is quite lofty.  I prepared this quilt so long ago, that I didn't know the differences in batting yet.  LOL

Over the weekend, my friend and I went to a couple of local shops to get in on some sales.  :)  One of them was Sew to Speak and I found these beauties for 30% (maybe 20% on one) off each!



From last week, I had 2 quilt name suggestions that I really liked and plan on using.  :)

Thanks to Marjorie of Marjories Busy Corner, the birdcage chain quilt becomes Caged Staircase.


And thanks to AlegoryDarling of Sew Allegorical, black/yellow quilt has become Formal Honeybees.


Both of these helpful ladies will receive an awesome fat quarter!  YAY!  Please send me your mailing address so I can get the 'thank you' gift out to you.

Ongoing:
Supernova - I have done a little more quilting in the border
Spiky Zig Zag Quilt - needs the binding finished

Almost complete tops awaiting borders:
Rainbow Confused Churn Dash Quilt
Star Medallion Quilt

Completed tops awaiting quilting:
Asian Mystery Quilt

Completed quilts awaiting binding
NONE

No progress:
• Batik Dear Jane Quilt - about 6 blocks done
• Metallic Dear Jane Quilt - about 6 blocks done
Various Table Runners - needs some ripping done and then re-sewn
Rainbow Tulip Flower Quilt - this one needs the borders ripped off and put back on as well as some seam repair
Asian Bowtie Quilt - needs some more blocks pieced
Pink/Brown/Teal Mystery Quilt - still in zip locks...
Yellow/Gray/Green Mystery Quilt - also in zip locks...
RYB Rocketship Mystery Quilt - all the mistakes ripped out and put back in the zip locks...where they belong. So there.
Ogee QAL - started.
Mod Times QAL - also started.
Pink/Blue/Brown Quilt - pieces cut...none sewn.
Batik BOM (6in & 12in) - 1.5 months done...yeah, it's over a year old.
Puff Quilt Dog Bed - still collecting scraps and making puffs
Crazy Quilt BOM - pieced a few of the blocks, but never embellished them. oops.
Red/Teal/Gray Mystery Quilt - blocks are made. that is all.
Blue/Orange Half Square Triangle Quilt - all cut

This week's stats:
Completed projects - 0
New projects - 0
Currently in progress -29