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Showing posts from January, 2019

First WIP of the Year...

A New Year has begun!  And new to-do lists are being generated all the time.  I'm revamping my planning list, to get it a bit more under control and reflect what I really want to do.  Of course, I have new projects to add to the list!  Mod Owls is one of those - just too adorable, and would use all stash; two bundles from Quilty Box and a marble background fabric.  I've never used my QCR ruler, so a good excuse to learn something new as well. 

I have a couple new Frond kits that are now on the list as well. Marc got me this one for Christmas - a good one to add to the display rotation!  Although I'm thinking I need to find another spot, so I can hang more of them more often. :)

This is another mini - I want to get it done to enter at the county fair, just for something a bit different!  I also like being forced a bit out of my comfort zone with the improv style.

Last night I finished up the top for Classic Meets Modern - it's a fun finish!  It was a quilt-a-long and wh…

Classic Meets Modern is a top!

On the WIP list for a year has been Classic Meets Modern - a quilt along hosted by My Quilt Infatuation.  It's now a quilt top!

I loved the pattern.  It had a similar vibe to Moda Building Blocks, which I'd finished in Downton Abbey fabrics.  I wanted this one to feel a bit more modern, so I elected to do it in grunge-like solids from Craftsy.  I had a fat quarter bundle in my stash, although I did have to pick up a few more to finish

 I'll freely admit I didn't plan out the colors, just made the blocks as I liked them.  Consequently my layout isn't exactly like the pattern, as I had to spread out the colors a bit.

 I managed to keep up through the entire QAL, with the exception of actually putting the top together!

I delayed a bit on the top, I had one square that I'd made out of darker fabrics, and to me it just stood out too much, but I procrastinated terribly on remaking it.  I finally made a replacement; not the same pattern but a quick block I like that b…

Reviewing the Planning List

As the year winds up, I thought I'd take a look at my planning post from the beginning of the year, and see how I did.
Baby Quilt for Heather (Rail Fence stars?) - I finished this one (on time!) and it's been mailed off it's new owner

Sparklers - Not started

Abacus - In progress, five of ten rows pieced

Triple Barn Star - for Aunt Bev - changed patterns, and top is finished 

Aviatrix - no progress

Making Modern - Rainbow quilt - top is finished

Downton Abbey economy blocks quilt - no progress

Bitter Almond - all blocks pieced, deciding if I should size up to a bed-size

Lemon Pepper - not started

Shenandoah - needs binding only

Color Plus - not started

Happy Camper - not started

Chic Country - not started

Wonderland - needs binding only 

Percolate - not started

Prism Star - 3/4 of diamonds finished

Moda Love II - not started

Classic Meets Modern - top is mid-assembly

Angela Walters BOM - all blocks done, working on setting 

Others that got added to the list mid-year:

Church Dinner quilt - fini…