Wednesday, May 18, 2011

WIP Wednesday #27

Completed Projects:
Completed step 7 & 8 of the Our Susannah mystery quilt at  This was a pretty easy step since it was just adding the plaid inner borders.  Every time my husband sees me working on this quilt he tells me that he likes the colors.  Today I said, "You should... they are your clothes."  Well, they really aren't all of his clothes (just the jeans), but they all resemble the colors of his work clothes.  I made the border wider than it called for on the mystery.  I usually don't make the quilt to the pattern size.  It's usually bigger.

Finished block one of a mystery quilt with  I thought it wouldn't be bad to do a mystery quilt with one block a month.  Egads! it looks like it's a weekly thing.  Oh well, what's one more block here and there?  This quilt will be special because I am using my grandmother's fabrics.  She has been gone over 30 years.  The next block is a paper pieced block.  YIKES!  I'm kinda scared, but I will get through it.  Here's a pic of the week one block and the fabrics.  If the Ohio sun ever comes out (hopefully by block two or three) I will get some true color pics.  They are a very bright peacock color.  Oh, and don't worry about the uneven block.  It squared up after I took the picture.

Mailed the 12" quilt block for the Block Swap Adventure to Italy.  -- I haven't heard from my April partner. :(   I have contacted my May partner three times via e-mail and still no response.  Her block is on the way.

Completed tops awaiting quilting:
California King Country Kitties
Sunflower Seeds Quilt-along  at

On hold ...
Flower Basket quilt (in reds)

This week's stats:
New projects - 1 (Mystery quilt with Bluepatch Quilter)
Completed projects - 1 (12" block for the Block Swap Adventure)
Currently in progress - 5

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced


  1. Nice that you are using your grandmother's fabrics for that quilt. It will be a special one for you to have.

  2. Lots of pretty blue here! Mystery quilts can be a lot of fun. Thanks for linking up to WIP Wednesday. : )

  3. Hello Kathy,

    I'm so glad that you took the time to stop by my blog and leave your sweet comment. I've been having fun reading back through your blog. Your quilts are all so pretty. And I really like the baby quilt that you added the 3D flowers to.