Wednesday, January 15, 2014

WIPW #5 - 1/15/14

Now that the holiday madness is over, I've been able to get back to my beloved WIPs.

Here is some progress on the PoD:

This is block #16/30 and one of my favorites so far. I love really love the warm colors and the wee little broomstick.


&& my diamond quilt:
6 of these bad boys puts me at 50 blocks completed for this quilt so far.


&& progress on my February UFO challenge piece:
Pieced, quilted, the back is made (including a covered zipper), binding machine stitched down.  All I have left is hand sewing the binding down and my Valentine's throw pillow will be done on time.

&& some progress on my April UFO challenge piece:
Working on the piecing for the Foxy Tumblers baby quilt. I will be adding some borders once these rows are sewn together.

&& some progress on my June UFO challenge piece/SMQ Bee quilt (for Shain):
I am making a few sample blocks that I will post when I request blocks for my month (March) from the SMQ Bee.  I am going to ask for improv slab blocks in medium to dark blues with one brown piece, unfinished size 12 1/2" inches.  I LOVE the whale fabric at the top of the block!

&& last but not least, my newest WIP, the FLSPQ (Friends of Letchworth State Park Quilt):
Oh my stars and garters, another all batik quilt? Including hand dyed batik by yours truly (not shown)? Indeed.


Keep calm and stitch on!

Francesca

Linked with LeeKelly and Sarah.



15 comments:

  1. Those foxes are popping up everywhere it seems lately! They look darling in your tumbler top:):):):)

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    1. Thanks Sara! These particular foxes were complimentary (due to a small issue with on online fabric order)...bonus!

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  2. You have been very busy!!! Just love your batiks! Block #16 is awesome :)

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  3. Oh my but you are a very busy girl! Beautiful projects, every one! I'm looking forward to seeing them progress. Well done!

    http://www.busyneedle.ch

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    1. Thanks Elita! Stop by anytime. I post WIPs on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (:

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  4. These look great! I especially love the heart quilting on your "Love" mini. I have seen it done with loops, but never would have thought of using hearts.

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    1. Thanks Jasmine! My hearts are pretty wonky but they were fun; I will definitely use them again. FMQ can be really hard!

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  5. you have so many fantastic things going on! I really love that Valentine's throw pillow. It's too cute!

    Thanks so much for sharing at Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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    1. Thanks so much Kelly! I love that you take the time to comment when you host link ups!

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  6. You have a lot of projects! The Valentine's pillow is my favorite!

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  7. I like it all. I think I like the scrappy little log cabin looking block in blue. Have a good week. happy quilting.

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    1. Thanks Michal! Happy quilting to you as well!

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  8. wow! you are really talented to produce a handcraft by using batik. amazing!
    we usually just using batik to make a clothes. we produce shirt, skirt, kurung, kebayan, sarong and also scarf.

    regard
    marinin batik.

    http://548.ikwebhosting.com/blog/

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