Tuesday, August 16, 2011

WIP Wednesday #40

Let's start this WIP Wednesday with a shout-out to regular WIP Wednesday participant Bree—it's been 40 weeks of WIP Wednesdays for me, and 40 weeks of pregnancy for Bree! You made it, girl! Hope you're doing well, and maybe Goose is here already? Fingers crossed!

Anyway, not much happening around here. We've been crazy busy with a birthday party for my 5-year-old(!) and getting ready to go on vacation. After we get back, the whirlwind that is back-to-school hits. But I have managed to get a little done.

New projects:

My design for the Connecting Threads fabric design contest took much of my time this past week. Voting is now open in the contest, so please click here to vote for my fabric, if you haven't already! (It's the fourth row down.) And a great big THANK YOU to everyone who has already voted! Your lovely comments about my design have been so encouraging.

Ongoing projects: Skill Builder Sampler Quilt-Along - currently caught up This week, Leila gave us a sawtooth star/Star of Virginia block, using Kate's Summer Sampler Series tutorial. Although I've obviously made this block recently, I was more than happy to make another one!
Farmer's Wife Quilt-Along - currently caught up
23 blocks done. Click here for this week's post.


Completed tops awaiting quilting:
Summer Sampler Series top
Hexing Around (for Do. Good Stitches - tops on my list when I get home from vacay)
Hope Valley (the original Supernova)
No progress:
Kaleidoscope QA
Secret project (on hold while I reconsider fabric selections)
Figgy Pudding quilt
Wonky Log Cabin

This week's stats:
New projects - 1 (sort of)
Completed projects - 0
Currently in progress - 10

Your turn! Link up any post from the previous week featuring a work in progress. Don't forget to link back here and comment on some of the other links. Have a wonderful week!




31 comments:

  1. Great design! I voted for you :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love your design and voted for you! Good luck!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I really like your SBS block! It reminds me of raspberry sorbet. Aaand now I'm hungry.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Yes, Love your design...voting done. Thanks again for hosting, 40 WIP...well done.

    ReplyDelete
  5. I voted, I voted!! Good luck. I'm already dreaming of making a quilt using that fabric!

    ReplyDelete
  6. I love your design, good luck, voting done this week.
    Thanks for hosting WIP it's great, except that I just can't get a photo to link this week, grrr, oh well, hopefully I have better luck next week.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Oh and now miraculously the photo has appeared so ignore my grr above!!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Love the colors in your Skill Builder Series block - so pretty! I can't believe it's been 40 weeks of these little project lists already, wow :) I've already thought about what I would make with your pretty new fabric design, BTW, I love the colors you used for it! I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you!!

    ReplyDelete
  9. love your fabric design Lee...I did vote for you..good luck with it.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I voted and BREE!!!! Hope you are well !!!!! I was thinking about you just yesterday ((HUGS))

    ReplyDelete
  11. I just love your fabric, Lee - I voted for you!
    And your skill builder block is gorgeous - now that the Summer Sampler series is complete I may just have to jump in on this one!

    ReplyDelete
  12. I voted! :) Love your designs. And Bree! Wow, I can't believe it's 40 weeks already. I hope she's well!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Birthday parties can be both tiring and fun. Particularly nowdays. People do so much more then we ever did. A few kids 4-5 at the house, cake and ice cream, and a game or two. Now it's adults and kids, rarely at someone's home, you rent out a place and have lots more then cake and ice cream. Do kids even know about the cool game of pin the tail on the donkey now? lol

    Good luck on the contest, the fabric is awwesome. You list of projects is making me tired, lol. Looks like you're making good progress though.

    ReplyDelete
  14. I voted for you, beautiful fabric design!

    ReplyDelete
  15. Wishing you well on your fabric design! That's pretty cool!

    ReplyDelete
  16. LOVE your fabric design!! SO pretty! Good luck in that competition!!

    Your Virginia Star is beautiful! I am still having some Flying Geese trouble, but I'll keep practicing! :)

    Happy WIP Wednesday!

    ReplyDelete
  17. I checked out all the designs and really did like yours the most...and voted! Good Luck!!

    ReplyDelete
  18. I just voted for your fabric which was my favorite in that category. Blue is my favorite color. Then I spent another thirty minutes enjoying all of the other designs in the other categories. Good Luck!

    ReplyDelete
  19. I know! I am so not ready for back to school! I love the bikes! Oh my gosh! That's your design? Looks beautiful and professional! Nice job!

    ReplyDelete
  20. I keep talking to others about the quilt alongs, and still hope some day to find the time to take part in some!

    ReplyDelete
  21. What's fun about a weekly check-in is to see all the growth that's taking place in us as quilters--and you especially! Wow! Now fabric designing, and it's a lovely design--hope you win!

    Thanks again for hosting us all--
    Elizabeth E!
    http://occasionalpiece.wordpress.com

    ReplyDelete
  22. Again, love your fabric design!! I voted :-) (actually twice, using my "spam" email account to get an extra vote for you) :-) Have fun on your upcoming vaca, where are you headed?

    ReplyDelete
  23. Voted!! Hope you'll stop by and start voting for my McCall's Challenge #2 design starting tomorrow. Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  24. Your fabric design is lovely! Good luck!

    ReplyDelete
  25. Wow, as a co-competitor in the ConnectingThreads.com contest I'd give anything to have a blog with a huge following to market to.

    Nice design btw.

    virginia o

    ReplyDelete
  26. Can't wait to see the finished hexie quilt! xoxo

    ReplyDelete
  27. Your fabric design in beautiful!

    ReplyDelete
  28. Hey Lee! Love the fabric design, and looks like you've got quite a few votes so far! I have my fingers crossed for you, it would be so awesome to see this in print!

    ReplyDelete
  29. I voted for your design and love seeing your blocks! You have such an incredible sense of color!! And I am SO inspired by your posts!
    Thank you!

    ReplyDelete
  30. Awww...thanks Lee! Now I wish even more I'd had a chance to do an update to link last week. :) I'm still working on getting caught up though, so hopefully next week!

    ReplyDelete

I love comments and read every one of them! : )

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
 

Disclosures

In addition to my paid sponsors, I sometimes accept free fabric, notions, or tools in exchange for posting about it on this blog or my other social media platforms. But I pledge that this practice will never change one of my product reviews or lead me to use fabric or other items that are not "my style."

I also am an Amazon Affiliate and receive compensation for items ordered via my Amazon links.

Copyright and Permissions FAQ

Can I make a quilt that looks just like one of yours? Of course! You don't need my permission for that. But remember, it's polite (and helpful to others) to credit your source of inspiration.

Can I share one of your photos on my blog or website? Probably! But please contact me for permission first. Use of my photos for commercial purposes is prohibited.

Can I pin your photos to Pinterest? Yes, please do! I love Pinterest!

Can I sell individual items made from your tutorials or patterns? Yes! But please don't open a factory and start churning out hundreds of them. : ) And please do not reproduce or sell the patterns or tutorials themselves. Thank you!