Wednesday, February 22, 2012

WIP Wednesday 2.22.12

This week I worked on cutting out plain 9.5" blocks for the layout I have planned for the eclipse blocks that I won in the Block Lotto.  I have received all of the eclipse blocks (44 of them).  Every time I received another squishy in the mail I embroidered the first name of the person who sent it and the person's location (with machine embroidery, of course.)  I have all of the plain blocks cut.  Hopefully tomorrow I'll have time to play with them and the color layout.  It just looks like a couple stacks of nothing right now.  I can't wait to see how they look together.  The colors are so bright.

Join me on the Block Lotto Blog

There's still time to get in on the February Block Lotto.  It's a heart sampler theme.  Check it out!

I made seven more 3.5" house blocks this week.  I am currently caught up with making one each day.

Speaking of the Block Lotto, I also put together the Pineapple Blossom blocks I won in the May Block Lotto, 2011.  LOVE love LoVe the way this quilt looks with the sashing and border!  I haven't decided how to piece the back yet, but I know it will be pieced.  It measures 82 x 94.
I am considering picking out colors for the NY Beauty QA.  I really enjoy paper piecing, but do I really need another project going on right now?  I usually wait until my husband is working out of town to quilt big quilt tops...  Some of these quilts will be on hold for a while...  Hmmmmm.  
Completed Projects -- 5
Completed May Block Lotto quilt top -- ready for a pieced back.
Received and embroidered all January Block Lotto eclipse blocks and cut spare blocks.
House blocks complete this week - 7  All caught up again!
Currently in Progress: 9
Chasing Chevrons (need to make the pieced back--organized fabric and ready to cut)
Dutchman's Puzzle (made decision on border and ready to cut)
Bust Yo Scraps/Scrap Attack quilt top done -- need to make a pieced back
Orca Bay (piecing together the last step)
Bluepatch Quilter Mystery Quiltalong (need two stars and one braid)
Victorianna Fabric Party Quiltalong (need three rows to catch up)
Summer Series Quiltalong (stilll need more random blocks)
We Can Do It Skill Builder Sampler (all caught up)
30"x30" Quilt for the June 2012 quilt show -- Secretly started working on this again!
Quilt Tops to be quilted: 3
May 2011 Pineapple Blossom Block Lotto quilt (need to piece the back)
Bust Yo Scraps charity quilt (need to piece the back)
Jelly Roll Race - Lap quilt
Oh Susannah! Mystery Quiltalong - California King
Kaleidoscope Quiltalong

Projects on Hold: 6
Flower Basket Quilt
Charity Quilt for our local quilt guild (2 cut)
August Block Lotto African Violets baby quilt to be put together
Crumb Along with Jo's Country Junction (still making crumbs)
Drunkard's Path Quiltalong
Stop by and see who else has what else going on with Lee at Freshly Pieced!

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced



Anonymous said...

Love what you did with the Pineapple blocks. Looking forward to seeing the eclipse blocks together. I like the idea of putting people's names on them.

Béa said...

Oh ! one of my block ! beautiful idea to add the name.
Your Pineapple Quilt is wonderful, you are very lucky...I never won in two years of play in lotto blocks :((