Wednesday, June 19, 2013

WIP: Too Much Edition.

Hi Friends! How is your Wednesday? (Or Thursday.) June has meant the arrival of lots and lots of family members. And as one set leaves, another set arrives. (I'm not joking. One set leaves Monday, and my mom comes that evening!)

Remember this yummy stack? I'm about 2/3 of the way through piecing the 48 blocks for the top. 

I'm keeping up with my Tula Pink City Sampler blocks. I've got the first 12 done, though only the first 9 are pictured hanging from the improvised clothesline. (Blockline?) I'm really enjoying making these blocks as they're small, and they come together quickly. I've also enjoyed cutting into my Tula stash and using random bits and pieces to make up the blocks. So far, I have current Tula, old school Tula, quilting cottons, shot cottons, and some batiks. I'd like to use some linens before the project is out--I think I'll have a bit of time over the next 88 blocks--and maybe even some flannel and corduroy. Nuts? Yes. 

I've finished quilting my X+ quilt. I did some basic straight line quilting in the pluses, but I did attempt some FMQ in the X portions. While certainly not perfect, it is encouraging to see that I'm getting a little smoother with it, and my stitch length is getting more regular. I have lots and lots of threads to bury, and then some binding to get to sewing.

What are you up to this week? I'll have a finish to share on Friday--woo!--and I'm hoping to get those blocks finished up before next week.

I'm linking up this week with WIP Wednesdays at Freshly Pieced!

 WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced


  1. I love your design wall, so much quiltly eye candy there! :)

  2. i'm especially loving your x blocks! the quilting in red looks great.

  3. I love how your Tula Blocks are on a line. Fun! Your batiks look lovely as well.

  4. A blockline is brilliant. Can't wait to see the plus all finished.

  5. I'm using that same turquoise/teal batik with the circles and dots in a project right now, too. Your sewing room is so cute with the block line.


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