WIP Wednesday

A big bunch of mess going on… that’s not unusual but since it’s Wednesday, I’ll let you take a peak!

Lots of planning, cutting and piecing.  Using so many colors, you can’t imagine the mess going on around here….

Did you realize that lampshades make perfect holders for fabric strips?  Especially when you can spin them? And especially when it’s daylight and you don’t need the lamps for light???  At least this unusually cold, rainy summer is good for something…

My strips are somewhere in the 34″ length and range from being cut at 1 1/4″ and 3″.  Some are cut at a very slight angle to give the finished project a slightly wonky look.  Too much wonky is dizzying…

Check out the background photo of a classic 50s cottage that belonged to Peter’s maternal grandparents back in the very early 60s.  Indian River, MI property, in the curve of the river.  A sweetheart of a piece of property.  We went back and visited it a few years ago and it was as nice as Peter’s memories said it was.  Pretty cool, huh?

Anyway….

Trying to get a lot accomplished before the grands get here in a week and a half….
I spotted a fabulous quilt I really wanted to give a try, back during the Bloggers Quilt Festival.  Many, many, were inspirational.  Really….  I’ve big plans….
This is my second of three that I’m working on….

If you followed the festival, along, you know where this will end.  With practicing some skills, I’m not very proficient in, but that’s what this life is all about.  Challenging ourselves, right?

And when you are designing patterns yourself, and don’t have a clue how much fabric it might take you just buy more from your local friendly pusher…. and wish you had had a more effective HS math teacher………

I do believe that the combination of Kona Stone and Ivory is the best color combination **ever**, **ever**, **ever**, no doubt, don’t argue, just trust me on that one.  And dreary weather does not equal the best color saturation… I have such big plans for this fabric.  Actually, this is quilt 3 of 4.  Did I say 4?  Oh yeah, this is 3 of 4, in the making.  I can’t share this one, but it is my *all* time favorite **ever** classic pattern with a twist!  If I ate ice cream, I would say these look like a Vanilla and  Mocha Twist, but I don’t, so I won’t drool on them, but if I did……  drooling is *totally* washable….

Back to work.

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3 Responses to WIP Wednesday

  1. Lynette says:

    How fun to be working on projects inspired by Festival!! 😀

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  2. Carla V. says:

    You have peeked my interest with all those strips in yummy colors!

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  3. Lee says:

    Can’t wait to see more! I love all those colorful strips. And Kona Stone is one of my absolute FAVORITE solids! Thanks for linking up to WIP Wednesday. : )

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