Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WIP Wednesday

This is the first Wednesday in about a month that I haven't had places to be, so I really enjoyed staying home and playing with my scraps. I was able to finish all the blocks for my Hugs and Kisses quilt. You can see the pattern here and can see that I put my own spin on this great pattern by Jaybird Quilts.



This will finish about 60" square and I was able to incorporate lots of novelty fabrics (I LOVE novelty fabrics) along with my stash of brights.


"Making" the fabric for this quilt was such fun that I couldn't wait to start another quilt. I assembled these two slabs - each is 8 1/2" inches wide and one is about 10 inches long and the other about 13 inches long.


I thought if I made chunks like this it would be easier to assemble a long strip for a full size quilt. Right now my plan is to do a strippy quilt with a bright dotty yellow fabric in between the "made" fabric, but that is certainly subject to change depending on my whims.

I'm linking this up with Freshly Pieced WIP Wednesday - you can see it here.

Oh it was a very nice sewing day!
Happy stitching-
carol fun

8 comments:

  1. Wow! That is astonishing, I love it!!

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  2. This is SO fun! Love it - the little preview i saw on WIP wednesday caught my attention and I HAD to click over! :)

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  3. It's beautiful! Did you even make a dent in your scraps?

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  4. It's beautiful! Did you even make a dent in your scraps?

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  5. Wow, what a cheery quilt! i had that pattern, but could never quite find the right fabric for it. You sure did, though! Looks fab!

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  6. You always have such amazing colorful and happy looking quilts!!

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