Wednesday, November 02, 2011

WIP Wednesday 11/02/2011

I felt like I didn't get anything done this week until I started taking pictures for this!
Yesterday started Handmade Holidays over at Sew Mama Sew! I love this series. It's full of great ideas. There is a braided scarf that I really like, so I decided to try it.

I think this will look really cute with a black shirt. I'll post a picture when I'm not in my pjs at 11 p.m. taking them! I would make another one. While they are both knit fabric (Hobby Lobby), the pink stretched a lot more than the black and white. I think the very stretch would "braid" better. Maybe a game day scarf is in order...

The biggest thing I worked on was the back for my Clover and Violet quilt. I've done a simple pieced back before, but this one had to be a bit more complicated so I didn't have to buy more fabric. I really like how it turned out, and I'm excited about quilting this. I'm going to try to stipple it, I think. I haven't had much luck with my machine, but I've read a few things that I think will help.

I worked on a few of the block for this baby quilt. I can see it starting to come together in my head.

I've also done a ton of hexis. I forget how satisfying these are. I've made 3 more of the large flowers and a couple of the green fillers. This is such a good project for when I'm just sitting around watching tv. I think after all of the hand sewing to make the top, I might try hand quilting this. I'm not even close to having a top that big yet, but maybe this time next year!

I guess I found my sewing mojo again. I hope you had a productive week too. Be sure to check out some of the links at Freshly Pieced!


Christy Ross said...

I think I have one of those infinity scarves pinned that uses old t-shirts. I think they're really neat and I want to try one soon.

Also, I love the baby quilt blocks.

M-R said...

Oh wow, loving the back of your Clover quilt. The colours really pop!

Mandy Mc said...

Your hexis are beautiful! I'm constantly amazed at your craftiness.

Mandy Mc said...

Do you know what kind of jersey knit the hot pink is? I looked at Hobby Lobby and Hancock's yesterday and didn't see the colors/stretchiness I wanted so I'm thinking about placing an order with That said, there are SO many jersey knits and I'm afraid I'm going to order the wrong one.