August 3, 2011

WIP Wednesday & Monday (8/8) Giveaway announcement

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

Welcome to this week's Work In Progress Wednesday Report

(Some of my projects are one hold due to lack of time, so I'm only going to report on those I've been able to work on recently)

1. A Zig and A Zag Quilt Along

I finally got my strips 1/2 way sewn - each one just needs a colored strip on the other side of the grey and then I can FINALLY start cutting. Hopefully this week I will be caught up.

Not sure why everything has a green tint - hopefully I will have a better picture next week once my strips are sewn and cut

2. BWS tips button

Block #6 Bow-Ties

3. For the Love of Solids Flikr Swap

Here are the options I gave my partner for a 20" pillow - I've received many responses and I think I am just going to go with #1 since that is the first one I made and I happen to prefer it as well:

For the love of solids

Also, I think this would be a really fun idea for a blanket. Making 9 of these 20" squares in the same color but different layouts like above to make an approx. 60 x 60 quilt - could also add sashing. Def. something I will keep in mind for when I have time ;-)

4. New Project (O no!) - Argyle Diamonds for my Hubby

I have a fabulous quilt my grandma gave me when I was a little girl and it has no batting and is perfect for the summer - but only big enough for 1 person. Hubby decided he would like one too and picked out this argyle fabric and pattern - here is my first sample block:

They will be turned the other way in the quilt with about 4 or 5 across and 5 or 6 down - have not figured out the exact measurements. This will have to wait until I get some other things done, but I wanted to make sure he liked the layout before I ordered more fabric

That is all for my WIP update for the week. Hopefully next week I will be a bit further along on my Kaleidescope quilt & Bee blocks and can share those.

Now for an announcement... this is my 99th post!! You know what that manes?
Blogpost #100 is a GIVEAWAY!

Next Monday, August 8th, I will post my 100th Blogpost Giveaway so make sure you come back to check it out!
AND just for fun, if I reach 100 followers, there will be a second giveaway item up for grabs. 
See you Monday!


Impera_Magna said...

Love all the different blocks you came up with using the HSTs in solids.... fascinating!

Lindsay said...

i'm in love with argyle. can't wait to see how your project turns out. and i'm excited for your 100th post! :D

Debbie said...

Love your solids! Nice idea for a quilt, yes! I like the beginning of your argyle quilt too!

Rylee Kettner said...

I.AM.IN.LOVE! With your color choices for the solids!

Melinda said...

Love your solids blocks and that bowtie is so cute.

Bree said...

Wait a minute, wait a minute...wasn't I supposed to stop you from starting anything new?! ;)

Hmmm...I like all the layouts for your solid swap, but I think the first one is the best.

FabricDonkey said...

I love the colors in your pillow block! They're gorgeous. The bow tie block is pretty cute too.

Amy Gibson said...

Just saw your in the We Can Do It too! Your bowtie block is simply adorable!