Wednesday, April 17, 2013

WIP Wednesday...Where to Start?

Lots of new things lately and even a couple of finishes, but I'll save those for later this week.  Right now my WIPs are getting a bit out of control.

I've been trying to up my inventory for the upcoming craft shows (the first of which is this weekend, eek!).  So far I've got one e-reader cover done and six more in various stages of finish.  Most already have the background fabric attached and just need the portion that holds the actual device.  I may be spending some quality time with the glue gun today.


 I finally cut into my coveted Spoonflower fabrics to make some cute zippered pouches, too bad I forgot to actually get the zippers :)  I see a trip to the store in my future.


More chapstick sleeves already cut.  Again, more time with the glue gun :/


I've decided that for the Modern She Made Swap I'm sending my partner a covered journal using this paper pieced block.  Now I just need to finish it and whip up a couple of small items to send with it.


There has been a little bit of progress on the custom quilt.  I still need to do more cutting but decided to take a break and start sewing the squares together.


I've also made good progress on the first quilt that I'm actually making for myself!  I bought a fat quarter bundle of the entire line of Carnaby Street and am slowly making it into a lap quilt in a sort of Broken Herringbone pattern.

And cross stitch...

Three samplers in progress.  The oldest, the Winter Wonderland Sampler, is on the back burner for the time being.  But I will finish it, eventually.


My April block of the Woodland Sampler is nearly complete.


And not surprisingly, I'm falling behind on my Spring Sampler.  I just tell myself that on our trip to Colorado this summer I will have PLENTY of time to get caught up :).


More WIPs:
  • The Wedding Quilt--I've decided on the new layout but ran out of one of the fabrics so it's on hold
  • Housewarming Mario Quilt--I've almost started it a couple of times in the last week but keep holding off hoping to find a quilters grid interfacing I like.  Any suggestions?  I'm worried it will affect the softness of the quilt...
  • Lucky Stars April Block--This block has been a challenge.  First I ran out of one of the fabrics I was using.  I managed to find a fat quarter at JoAnn's but then I realized I used the wrong color in one place, and since it was the first piece of the section, I can't really rip it all out.  I need to print a new one and finish it up.
  • Monsterz Quilt--No progress.  Trying to get all the points lined up scares me :(
  • Dancing Stars Quilt--No progress
  • Scrappy Swoon Quilt--No progress
  • I'm also behind on my And Sew On blocks, my Sugar Club blocks, Riley Blake Mystery Blocks, and OKCMQG blocks.
Linking up with WIP Wednesday!

8 comments:

  1. That star is gorgeous! I have a basted lone star that is just sitting, waiting for inspiration on how to quilt it. I love your tiny one with lots of borders, with the linen! So pretty.

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  2. I love your star! So pretty.

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  3. Yes. The star caught me eye too! I love them and that one is gorgeous. All your work is beautiful!

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  4. I am in love with your star. Beautiful work.

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  5. The star caught my eye. I love paper pieced stars! I am resisting starting on another one because I need to stay strong and work on my WIPs... Beautiful work.

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  6. I am so incredibly behind on all of the cross stitch samplers. By comparison, you look ahead of the game! Best of luck with the craft fair!

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  7. Wow, Angela, you make me feel like a slacker! That is some WIP list!

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  8. *LOVE* the pink star!! Well done!

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