Wednesday, November 20, 2013

WIP Wednesday #3

Welcome to WIP Wednesday #3!  I hope everyone had a great month and got lots done!  I am going to try to be a little less verbose this month; I can be a little long-winded and I don't want to bore you!  If you read my recent post on the latest meeting of the RMQG, you'll know that I am combining my WIPW here at SGQ with a several month UFO challenge at the guild, but as I mentioned above, I am going to try to be less wordy (:

If you remember, my current WIPs that I posted about last month are the PoD, the diamond quilt, and an unannounced quilt that I had just finished cutting last month.  My UFO challenge projects are the unannounced quilt mentioned above (due in Dec.), a Valentine's themed throw pillow - not started yet (due in Feb.), "Foxy Tumblers" quilt (due in April), and a blue quilt for my boyfriend, Shain - also not started yet (due in June).  One last WIP to add to this (giant) list is a mug rug for the guild holiday party/meeting.  Quite a list! Let's get started!

The PoD:
 2 more blocks completed puts me at 15/30 blocks pieced: 1/2 way done!

The Diamond Quilt:
32 blocks completed.  Please note the adorable Noteworthy by Sweetwater block above, as well as 2 more fabrics I've picked up along the way to add in....ooppps!

 The 'Unannounced' Quilt:
The unannounced quilt from last WIPW will henceforth be known as Pixelated Heart.  It was just a stack of 5" squares last month, primarily Cuzco by Kate Spain for Moda.  This is my December UFO challenge item and I plan on giving it as a Christmas present.  Hopefully I can get the borders on this week and load it on to the Innova.  I am having a hard time deciding what color to use for the quilting.  The back is going to be orange flannel.  Any suggestions?

 "Foxy Tumblers"
April UFO item.  Probably going to be a baby quilt.  I have some tumblers cut out but no real progress on this yet. 

 Mug Rug:
I hate to ruin the surprise, but I think I am going to incorporate this paper-pieced guy in to my mug rug for the swap; how fun and festive with out being too "Christmas-y".

That's all for this edition of WIPW.  I hope I didn't bore you too much!  See you 12/18/13 for the next installment...wish me luck getting things done!  If I do complete things before 12/18, I AM going to post them early to share them with you guys and to attempt to slim down next month's post.  Please post a comment below with a link to your WIPs; I would love to see them!  I'm linking with Lee at Freshly Pieced.

Keep WIPin'



  1. Wow! Busy busy bee indeed! Love that cute little penguin - someone's going to get a lovely Christmas present :)

  2. Thanks Glinda! I love him too! I probably should have mentioned above that the penguin pattern is from Jen at I won it in one of her awesome contests but it is available for sale on har craftsy page (:


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