Wednesday, April 13, 2011

WiP Wednesday #22

Every week I am somehow surprised by how quickly Wednesday crops up again.  I feel like I haven't had the most productive week, but I did get all of my bee blocks for the month done, along with my first zippered pouch for practice.  I've still got plenty of projects in the works

Finished:
String Me Along block
{Sew} Beautiful block
Birdie Stitches block
do.Good Stitches block


Still working on:
Bottled Rainbows QAL - I finished assembling the top this week, which was a lot of fun.  I'm still debating what I'm going to do for a backing, but I'm excited to finish this one soon!

Bottled Rainbows top - complete!

Supernova QAL - I'm all ready for the next step, to assemble the quilt top.  My house is starting to feel like Quilt Tops R Us!  I really ought to start working on the backing, too - I plan to use the scraps from my seriously large It's a Hoot collection to make up a backing for this one.

Supernova blocks, all assembled

Spiderweb quilt - Zero progress this week.  I think paper piecing that Circle of Geese block for Brooke filled my paper piecing quotient for the week, but I hope to try to get at least one spiderweb done next week, if not 2!  Right now, I still need 17 more of these blocks to finish up this quilt.

Pretty {little} Pouch swap - I've tried one practice pouch with a zipper, which was somewhat painful, but I wasn't about to give up.  I've started another little pouch, using Kelly's tute, and we'll see how that turns out later today, hopefully.

Zippered pouch in progress


Goodie Bag swap - Partner emails are going out this week.  I'm super excited about this swap, if nothing but because I simply adore bags!

Super secret project - Nothing to share just yet, but there will be soon :)

Single Girl king-size quilt - Still waiting for a local long-arm to rent...

New this week:
3x6 Mini-Bee - Seems like all the girls in my beehive have checked in, so I'll hopefully start sketching and brainstorming for this one this week.

Commissioned bookshelf mini - Woo hoo, another paying gig!  A custom mini-bookshelf quilt is in the works :)

Commissioned mini bookshelf quilt in progress


String Me Along prep - It's my turn to be queen bee next month, so I need to pull some fabrics and decide on a block.  I'm still toying with blocks and fabrics, but so far, I'm feeling pulled toward this stack of fabrics, matched up with some solids...

Fabric for String Me Along?


WiP Wednesday #22 Recap
Finished: 4
Last week's total: 11
New: 3
This week's total: 10

In need of some inspiration?  Hop on over to Freshly Pieced to see what everyone else is up to this week!

25 comments:

  1. Isn't it funny how no matter how many projects you have, they all seem to stall at that quilt top stage? I feel like I have a lot of quilt tops waiting to be finished too. LOVE your bottled rainbows, it's just gorgeous.

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  2. Oh.My.God. You've been busy! Looking forward to seeing them all finished!

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  3. Your bottled rainbows are just stunning!
    It's fun to see them all put together - just the motivation I need to get mine done!
    Your supernova is amazing. Love your fabric choices!

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  4. Your supernova blocks are fabulous - the fabrics and color combinations are amazing!

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  5. LOVE your bottled rainbow top!! SO pretty! And your supernova looks incredible!!

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  6. Oh my what an eyeful of inspiration and creativity! I love it all. Your Supernova is awesome, the Bottled Rainbow is to die for...it's all so yummy!

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  7. I could never get past my Egg concept with the It's a Hoot line. Seeing your supernova blocks makes me realize the full potential of that line. Nice job!

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  8. Your bee blocks look great! I had a moment of panic the other day that I hadn't done my String Me Along block yet, but thankfully it's still only mid-month. It threw me off since I got done so quick last month! I can't wait to see what you pick out for May, those fabrics are beautiful!

    I absolutely LOVE your Bottled Rainbows top!

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  9. Oh my - your projects are so inspiring! Love your Bottled Rainbows all pieced together! wow. And your supernova is so cool too.

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  10. My eyes are popping at your Bottle Rainbow :)

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  11. Everything looks amazing!! Your bee blocks look so fun and fresh, and both the bottled rainbows and supernova has me drooling! So so pretty on both. Yay for commissioned pieces!!

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  12. Gorgeous! I love how your Bottled Rainbow turned out, especially. I'm just getting started on one. It's way outside my comfort time, but I decided to get brave. I can't wait to see what you choose for the backing!

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  13. Such pretty colors all around. Great job!

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  14. Your Bottled Rainbow is B-YU-Tee-FUL! Love it!

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  15. you have gotten an amazing amount done. Wow!

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  16. I love your paper-piece triangle block! look at you, rock star getting so many things done! way to go, lady.

    are those cassettes that I see on the bookshelf fabric? so cute :)

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  17. I am thiiiiiiis close to adding Bottled Rainbows onto my list of projects - seeing yours is making it VERY tempting!

    Love the Supernova blocks. Love.

    You've been busy!

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  18. I'm loving your bottled rainbows AND the supernova, how bright and cheerful! Your bookshelf mini quilts are just adorable, I may have to try my hand at one some day!

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  19. All of your projects are wonderful and inspiring!

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  20. Everything looks great, especially that commissioned "bookcase" quilt! The Swoon would be an awesome quilt!

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  21. Vow, Elisabeth, you are so quick! I love everything! Thank you for all this inspiration! The Bottled Rainbow is just amazing! xxx Teje

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  22. Your bottled rainbows top looks awesome all sewed up! Nice work.

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  23. Wow... The bottled rainbows are great... Super Nova is wonderful!

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  24. very nice things in the works, I love them all.

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  25. Your flying geese block is my favorite one yet! Beautiful! And yay for a commissioned bookshelf quilt, that's fantastic!

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