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WIP Wednesday

Recent Completions!! Mosaic WIPS Aviatrix (I've at least made the templates, so I'm counting that as a start!) Farmer's Wif e   Needs Binding   Control Panel Secret project #2  Kelley's Quilt   At the quilter:     Top Completed, waiting for quilting: Breezeway Landscape Secret Garden KerBloom Planning:  Snowbird BOM Gravity Abacus Sticks and Stones (fall dinner 2016) Moda Building Blocks?? Triple Barn Star (w/ Morris layer cake) UFO's: Craftsy QAYG quilt (three of twelve completed) Vintage Modern Scrappy Fabulous Flowers - stalled until I figure out how to fix it...  Stars - another stalled until I figure out what to do with it... Blossoms (ender and leader set-up) - ditto on needing a new plan  

I'm seeing Stars...

I have a new secret project in the works, and it involves stars.  Lots and lots of stars.  I realize that I completely brought this upon myself with the design and frankly, I'm not sure what I was thinking.  Many flying geese are being produced, and I have MANY more to go.  And I broke my new sewing machine.  I got it back from the shop this weekend, but it's still skipping stitches, so it has to go back.  And where the shop is isn't where I generally go, so it's a long trip out of the way.  Ugh. 

Mosaic - DONE!

Many eons ago I finished my Mosaic quilt top.  It was from the Modern Minimal book, which is one that's been on my shelf for a while.  It has several tops that I would love to make; this was the first I'd attempted, and getting it out again has made me want to tackle a couple more.  In fact, my sister-in-law and brother are getting ready to move into their new house, and she's requested something in neutrals, and I think some of these designs would be perfect (off to adjust my to do list...) To get back to the point of this post, I put together the Mosaic top, and it has sat in my stash ever since.  I've been trying to work through some of my WIP's, and also give a few more quilts to charity, and so decided that this one would be donated.  Enter the fabulous Jo of Jo's Country Junction .   She's got an entire project dedicated to finishing quilt tops and donating them to a wide variety of worthy causes.  As a fellow Iowa farm girl, I just love what she