Wednesday, April 24, 2013

WIP Wednesday 24-04-2013

Like everyone else, I have been deeply moved by the tragic events during the Boston Marathon, and have been wondering what the quilting community would do to help.
It took no time at all for Berene from the VMQG
 to come up with a really good plan to make flags.
They measure 6x8, so they are really quick to do.
Check out the Flickr group to see what is being done.
Click on the link to take you to the tutorial.
To Boston With Love
Here are the two I did.....

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In my quilting world, I finished the top for Bella's Curves!!!
Yay!!
This is from the Curve It Up QAL, using the Quick Curve ruler.
I used Bella from Lotta Jansdotter, as well as Kona Ochre and Curry.
For the sashing I used Essex yarn dyed linen in Flax, and Kona Steel.
The top measures somewhere around 59"x78"
My plan is to piece a back using the leftover curves and fabrics.
This could take a while!!!
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I'm working on a table runner using New Leaf, an organic fabric from Daisy Janie Fabrics.
Because I am doing the Lucky Star BOM, I am combining the two projects :-)
I have 3 blocks done, and I am working on the last one....



 Yes, sunglasses will be required when sitting at the table with this runner on it!
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Along the same line, the Saskatoon Modern Quilt Guild challenge due this month is to use 2 randomly picked colours to make "something"
As I picked purple and white, I decided to make hot pads to sort of match my runner.
A sneak peek....
 I'm sure I have other things I should be adding to the WIP list, but I've drawn a blank!
So, I'll link up with Freshly Pieced
WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced
and with The Needle and Thread Network.


And...
If you are anything like us, and have had the coldest Spring in 120 years......
here is a funny cartoon for you....
almost true!
 
Have a great sewing week!

17 comments:

M-R Charbonneau said...

LOL on that e-Card. Love it! Beautiful work, Patti! Love it all!

Leanne said...

These projects are all so beautiful! I am hoping that summer will stay a bit longer than that.

pegsplace said...

Thanks for letting us know about the Boston bunting blocks. I may make one and send it along, being a runner and a quilter ;). Your colours are so vibrant, yes sunglasses will be needed! I love your curve quilt, so calm looking.

Cille said...

I can't help but love your bright colors. Perfekt for spring :)

Scrapatches said...

Every time I see some of these pretty banner quilts, it makes my heart smile. I live a few miles from Boston and although my family was not directly affected in this terrible course of events, everyone feels personally connected. Thank You. I love the colors and fabrics in your star blocks ... :) Pat

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

Great work Patti! And yes....we could use a little spring any day now!!

Sewing Mom said...

You've been very busy! I see you like the clover clips too! I was just talking about them on my blog today. =)

Heather D. said...

The curves top is amazing and that sashing looks really really sharp!

Carla said...

Great work - you've been so busy! I love the flags.

Mrs.Pickles said...

wow very lovely work!!

Jennifer Schifano Thomas said...

Very nice. Love all the bright colors you are using. And "Yay!" Spring is here at my house today. Hope you get some, too. Have a super day!

Mary Ann said...

Really lovely work:) That ecard says it all doesn't it...LOL

Celtic Thistle said...

We could do with some of those bright, sunny colours heading this way Patti. No need for sunglasses here :)

Bella's Curves look great!

CitricSugar said...

These are all wonderful, Patti!

I plan to steal your Lucky Star blocks when they're all done. Just a heads up. :-)

Renee said...

Love you stars, so pretty! And the curves quilt is beautiful!

Janine said...

I love the curves top and those stars are fab! And your cartoon made me laugh - I don't care what day Summer is, I'd just like to have one!

Benta AtSLIKstitches said...

The top and the blocks look great, I'm off to follow the link to the Boston info

17 comments:

M-R Charbonneau said...

LOL on that e-Card. Love it! Beautiful work, Patti! Love it all!

Leanne said...

These projects are all so beautiful! I am hoping that summer will stay a bit longer than that.

pegsplace said...

Thanks for letting us know about the Boston bunting blocks. I may make one and send it along, being a runner and a quilter ;). Your colours are so vibrant, yes sunglasses will be needed! I love your curve quilt, so calm looking.

Cille said...

I can't help but love your bright colors. Perfekt for spring :)

Scrapatches said...

Every time I see some of these pretty banner quilts, it makes my heart smile. I live a few miles from Boston and although my family was not directly affected in this terrible course of events, everyone feels personally connected. Thank You. I love the colors and fabrics in your star blocks ... :) Pat

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

Great work Patti! And yes....we could use a little spring any day now!!

Sewing Mom said...

You've been very busy! I see you like the clover clips too! I was just talking about them on my blog today. =)

Heather D. said...

The curves top is amazing and that sashing looks really really sharp!

Carla said...

Great work - you've been so busy! I love the flags.

Mrs.Pickles said...

wow very lovely work!!

Jennifer Schifano Thomas said...

Very nice. Love all the bright colors you are using. And "Yay!" Spring is here at my house today. Hope you get some, too. Have a super day!

Mary Ann said...

Really lovely work:) That ecard says it all doesn't it...LOL

Celtic Thistle said...

We could do with some of those bright, sunny colours heading this way Patti. No need for sunglasses here :)

Bella's Curves look great!

CitricSugar said...

These are all wonderful, Patti!

I plan to steal your Lucky Star blocks when they're all done. Just a heads up. :-)

Renee said...

Love you stars, so pretty! And the curves quilt is beautiful!

Janine said...

I love the curves top and those stars are fab! And your cartoon made me laugh - I don't care what day Summer is, I'd just like to have one!

Benta AtSLIKstitches said...

The top and the blocks look great, I'm off to follow the link to the Boston info