Wednesday, October 17, 2012

WIP Wednesday - a little progress

Mod Pop

I have been working on my larger Mod Pop quilt and sharing some tips on piecing curves in the Mod Pop QAL. We are having a giveaway too to get people over curve phobia, entries need to be in by Oct. 21. I love these blocks, now I am keen to get the quilt top done and start the quilting. I am just waiting on a more fabric supplies to arrive so I can make a big push on the block making.

#quiltphoto - just beginning - Liberty fabrics

These liberty tana lawns are now joined with a beautiful green/blue solid in groups of 4 but it was too dark last night to get a decent picture. Hopefully this week those will become rows of 12 squares and soon a top.

Tiny Ohio Star

This is a 3" Ohio Star made with Oakshott Liparis and light grey Essex Linen. I have made 2 stars so far.

On the floor - #quiltphoto

I think that they are going to be a Christmas runner or wall hanging or something, not sure what yet. I love Ohio Stars and plan to make a bunch more.

So on the WIP front, I am sewing blocks, for several projects, not focusing on any one project, but having fun.

I have also been making bee blocks over this last week or so.

Free Bee for Dan

Free Bee - an improv group - for Dan. This piece is about 17" x 14".

There were some leftovers

Some extras too with the leftovers.

Free Bee for Ethne

Free Bee for Ethne. This is a triangle with 18" sides.

New York Beauty - Always Bee Learning

Always Bee Learning, New York Beauty for Michonne. Paper piecing and I are not getting along that well this month, but the block looks good none the less.

Free Bee for Nicolette

Free Bee for Nicolette - inspired by the windows of Provence. And now I am almost caught up on my bee blocks, just a couple more to do and then there will be fabric arriving soon for a couple of more bees.

I have also joined a bunch of blog hops and need to share that news soon and get to work on the projects for them. And I have a couple of tickets to tell you about. I guess I have blogging homework to catch up on too.

I am going to link up to WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced and the Needle and Thread Network - buttons for both are on the right side of my blog. I have gotten out of the WIP Wednesday habit and now I am less organized, so I am going to see what I can do to improve on that too. There will be wonderful inspiration at those links, I hope you have time to visit some of them.

The wind is blowing today, it feels like winter is on the way.

Best,

Leanne

27 comments:

  1. Lots of lovelies, but I must say, I'm loving your oakshott stars!

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  2. such gorgeous blocks, Leanne! You've been busy, those little Ohio stars are amazing!

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  3. Wow, I love ALL the blocks you have going here. The colors are great on the ModPod, and the wonky triangle is so cute.

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  4. Wow, you've been busy! I definitely want to try some of the Oakshotts. And I love the curved blocks.

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  5. Love the Oakshott stars--they just say "fall" and holidays with the colorations.

    Bee blocks galore! I'm impressed that you are so creative block after block after block. I think I'd run out of creative mojo--how do you keep it going?

    I've been seeing some Mod Pop quilt blocks around the blogosphere and I think of you when I do. Your brights version is looking great.

    Elizabeth
    opquilt.com

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  6. I love all your bee blocks! Mod Pop is looking fabulous, as are the little stars!

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  7. You've been getting a lot done! How many bees are you in?

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  8. Wow, as usual I can't believe all you've accomplished. The blocks are wonderful.

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  9. Lots of lovely blocks there, I especially like the NYB.
    Its been feeling like winter here the last few days and then today has been quite mild! (well, here in the south east anyway!)

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  10. Wonderful projects! I love that mod pop!

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  11. The colourful mod pop blocks are fantastic!

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  12. Your oakshott stars are fab! And the NYB was worth the angst, I think!!

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  13. Wow. Your Mod Pop is going to be fantastic! Loving the solids you're piecing too!

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  14. You have some very fun projects on the go! I really like the houses of provence! and am wondering how you do the curvy lines of the big triangle??

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  15. Love the blocks with solids... so beautiful.
    Carol

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  16. Beautiful blocks Leanne - you always have so much on the go and all amazing! I couldn't possibly pick a favourite.

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  17. Gosh.//I thought I was busy Leanne!!Great pieces.

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  18. Man I love oakshott cottons, and your stars are incredible with them! Great pairing with the essex linen. :)

    Of course I ADORE your mod pop. It's SO good. I can't wait to see it as it develops. I'm always happy when you post updates in the flickr group. :)

    Your solids stash looks like it must be pretty amazing, given the beautiful blocks you are creating!

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  19. The modpop colors are super.

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  20. great blocks .... you've been a busy gal...
    keep up the good work
    in stitches

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  21. I love your Oakshott stars. Just beautiful. And the colours of your Mod Pop are so striking. I can't wait to see it done.

    beaniekins84(at)gmail(dot)com

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  22. Your Bee blocks are super, I also love Ohio Star, hard to beat.
    I also admire your energy levels!

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  23. Love all of these, but especially the liparis

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