Wednesday, November 30, 2011

w.i.p. Wednesday #13

So, since I skipped last week due to the lack of finishes/ progress and holiday.. here I am!
So far this week seems to be mostly about cutting up fabric for the various projects I want to do, then no sewing them back together.. somethings wrong with this picture!
Here's what I mean..

Works in Progress:
Project 1
Still waiting on some more fabric, but this is how the pile has sat since Sunday.

I finally cut into my Ruby layer cake and laid out the pieces..
Then I lost stamina and couldn't start piecing..
Luckily! I have purchased a flannel backed tablecloth earlier that day and the top 4 rows are on that..
I pinned them in place and folded it up (bottom row stacked separately, obviously)


 greatest idea ever
 It took me so LONG to place all the pieces, I would have hated to do it again!
(This was supposed to be my "design wall" of sorts, but I'm lacking a wall to put it on!
whoops! haha

(are you noticing the trend yet?)

Project 3 - Scrappy Christmas Quilt
 more cutting
any observant people notice the top left corner?
thats what I have sitting under my "sewing" table haha


woohoo! Finally some sewing!
only.. 100 more to go? oy.
Anyone remember these scraps?
They're from this quilt -- this new one is for boyfriend's mom


Finished:
3. Christmas table runner

On Hold:
1. Swoon (pictures of all the blocks together -1 coming soon)

My brain is in a fog these days, so i'm sure I forgot some things, but thats the gist of this week..
Hopefully you're all having more success than me! 
Oh, anyone else realize December 1 is TOMORROW.
oy. mad rush to finish gifts can commence... NOW.

:)

11 comments:

  1. Is that a dog sleeping under your sewing table? can't really tell.....Love hoe your Ruby etc. quilt is coming along - that looks great! I've been doing alot of cutting too with still more to go.....anxious to get to the piecing!

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  2. Nice projects, love the colors!

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  3. YOu have been busy!! I love that boxy star pattern for your Christmas quilt!! SO cute!!!

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  4. Love the colors of project 1. Your scrappy XMas quilt is going to be soooo pretty. Wow, you've been really busy. : )

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  5. The flannel backed tablecloth is a great idea! I've heard of that before, and it's a very logical thing to do, of course I still haven't picked one up for myself!!

    I am so looking forward to seeing the swoon pictures!

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  6. Ahh, well sometimes we have to do the hard labour with the cutting to get to the good stuff! Love the idea of the flannel backed tablecloth, hmm, wonder where I might get one of those round here...

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  7. Oh can't wait for the swoon photos. You are very busy though.

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  8. Cutting really makes my wrist, elbow and shoulder hurt so bad. I'm done cutting for awhile now....except maybe some squares for a string quilt if my big piece of soft fabric is as large as I hope it is.

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  9. Well you are very busy Jennifer....I love the colours in all of your projects...lovely

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  10. Great colours, you've got lots to WIpping to do!

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  11. You have a lot of beautiful projects going on! Sometimes it is fun to just cut and get things ready to go.

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