Monday, July 7, 2014

Halfway through is NOT too late to join...right? (Q3 Proposals)

So I decided (halfway through 2014) to join the 2014 Finish Along with Katy at the Littlest Thistle. At least I am right on time to start quarter 3. So here are my proposed projects: to be completely finished and posted by October 6, 2014.

1. Cushions for the bench (read: incredibly uncomfortable to sit on bench) in our backyard. I live in WNY (where it get's cold in autumn and winter) so these aren't done by September, why bother making them at all this year?

Status: I have the pattern, fabric, and all other materials.

2. "Quilter's Palette" bag - designed by Jinny Beyer, using my own selection of batik fabric.
Status: I have the pattern and most, if not all, of the material. I have started paper piecing the side panels.

3. Tie dyed couch cushion.

Status: I have a 24" square pillow form (of high quality) that I have been dying to make a cover for so I can use it in bed when reading or on the computer. I want to tie dye fabric and then do some slice-and-insert piecing for the cover. I have the fabric for this but it's not dyed yet.

4. Hexagon quilt featuring Riley Blake's Quartrefoil fabric.
Status: I have drawn my layout, done a few practice pieces to see how the seams go together and just BARELY started the cutting. I'm planning on making this at least "throw" sized.

So this post gets linked with the Q3 opening party, I will post when/if (when) I get these projects finished, and I'll do a re-cap in the beginning of October to see if the FAL actually motivated me to finish stuff.  Happy stitching!



  1. I love the Guilter´s Palette block. The bag is going to be great!

  2. What a great list. I like the Quartrefoil fabric, can't wait to see your progress when you start putting hexies together! Good luck!

  3. A nice variety of planned projects.... I am especially looking forward to seeing the work on your Quilter's Palette bag and your Hexagon quilt. I love all the colours!

  4. Stopping by from Lets bee Social.. Go For it and hope your successful


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