Wednesday, April 29, 2015

WIP Wednesday: Project ADD

It's been good sewing times around here lately, so it seemed like a good time to check in. After finishing my Into the Woods baby quilt, I was craving a project just for me, so I jumped back into my Patchwork City sampler quilt. Since my last WIP post, I've finished two more blocks (Intercom and Transit Center) and cut the pieces for Mini Storage.
I am still loving this project so much. If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed that I've gotten several comments on the fabrics I'm using and how I chose them. Since I planned on this being a project for me, I just went straight for colors that made me happy, which it turns out I have a lot of in my stash. In fact, this is the ridiculously large pile of fabrics I'm pulling from.
At least I'm not buying anything new...well, I might need a few more solids.

Generally, I'm the type to only work on one project at a time (I like to finish something and then move on), but lately I've been pulled toward so many projects that I thought I should just embrace it and see how it goes. So far, I'm kind of loving it. So most of the last few days has been dedicated to finally making a Fancy Fox quilt (actually the larger Fancy Fox II), which went together so quickly. These huge blocks (they measure 20" x 24" finished) are fantastic for a quick quilt.
Sorry for the terrible basement-lighting pics. Anyway, the top is all pieced, and I'll pulled fabrics for a scrappy backing, so hopefully I'll start on that tonight. This quilt is destined to be a charity quilt for Project Linus (part of this year's charity project for the STLMQG), so I'm hoping these colors will make a little boy very happy.
After picking up a few additional pieces from my LQS, I'm also ready to finally start on my mini for the IG Cotton + Steel mini quilt swap. I love this C+S rainbow, and I hope my partner does, too.
The hardest part was actually deciding on a pattern, but I'm pretty sure I've done that now, too.
Finally, I've just started cutting fabric for another baby quilt. I became obsessed with the idea of finally using these fabulous Birch prints for this project, but I struggled to find a pattern that highlighted them without getting too crazy. I finally decided to go with a simple triangle quilt using some coordinating solids and just little pops of the Birch prints, which I hope is the perfect compromise. I've got a lot of triangles to cut.
Back to work!

The neverending (and usually growing) to do list:
Into the Woods baby quilt
Patchwork City sampler quilt
Fancy Fox quilt (STLMQG charity quilt)
Perfect quilted tote (STLMQG charity project tote)
Mini quilt for the Cotton + Steel mini quilt swap 
Triangle baby quilt
Vintage Quilt Revival sampler project
Hazel Hedgehog quilt
Allie Owl quilt
The Kittens quilt
Wedding quilt
Doll quilt and pouch set
Superhero cape for B
Sorbetto shirt 
Aviatrix Medallion quilt
Swoon quilt
Quilt for guest bed (maybe the Spiced Chai quilt from Vintage Quilt Revival?)
Sunset Tiles quilt (from Scraps Inc.)
T-shirt quilt
Sewing circle tote
Re-cover the downstairs chair
Ironing board cover
Washi dress/tunic
I'm linking up to WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced.
WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced


  1. Nice blocks for the patchwork City, I like the fresh blues you're using there. Happy colours!

  2. Your blocks caught my eye on the link-up at Freshly Pieced's WIP Wednesday. That pattern seems overwhelming to me, but I love the individual blocks! You have a quite a list of projects! And you're very brave to share it! I'm not sure I could do that - I would be too embarrassed at the length of my list.

  3. Lovely colors on those! I'm doing the blocks for Westside, have eight done, and have yet to post about them. I'll find you on Instagram to see the others!

  4. Beautiful fabrics on your Patchwork City quilt. Lately, I've been a one project at a time person, but I've run into a problem with a project and am beginning to see the value of having several projects going so there's something to fall back on. Your three in this post look like such fun.


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