Wednesday, June 6, 2012

WIP Wednesday: Almost There

Hey, remember how one of my goals for 2012 was not to overcommit myself? To say no to things, like blog hops and swaps and such? Well, we're about halfway into 2012, and: Ha ha ha ha ha ha! That was a good one, wasn't it? Ahhhh, so funny.

Okay, so yes, I'm overcommitted. But I think I see the light at the end of the tunnel. This week I knocked several things off my list, and I'm about ready to polish off one more. Then I get a whole month or so in between blogging commitments. During which I can work on non-blogging commitments. Awesomesauce.

Completed Projects:
Bee block
Bee blocks - post coming tomorrow.

NY Beauty swap pillow
New York Beauty Swap - blogged here.

EZ Dresden project - blogged here.

New Projects:

Art Gallery's Rhapsodia
Art Gallery Fabrics Fat Quarter Gang project. I'm so excited about my first tutorial for the Gang, which is running this Monday! You'll just have to hit the AGF blog on Monday to see what I'm cooking up. And while you're there, don't forget to check out the Gang's first tutorial, a body pillow by Rachel from ps I quilt.

Back-Burner:
• Gen X Quilters' Charmed Prints QA
• Halloween quilt
• Farmer's Wife QA
• Figgy Pudding quilt

This week's stats:
New projects - 1
Completed projects - 3
Currently in progress - 5

Now it's your turn to link up! Here are the rules:

1. Link up any post from the past week that features at least one unfinished work-in-progress (WIP)
2. Somewhere in your post, link back here to my blog. (Or grab my WIP Wednesday button for your sidebar.)
3. Comment on at least a few of the other links—because what fun is a linky party without comments?

Have a wonderful week!


35 comments:

tartankiwi said...

Love your bee block! So pretty.

Amy said...

Love you New York Beauty! On my list of blocks to do.

Gillian said...

I love your New York Beauty pillow! Absolutely gorgeous.

Kristy QP said...

Loving that Bee block! What great colours!

niveas said...

your Bee Block is amazing! I love this fresh colors and the pattern is looking so beautiful too!

captainstitchypants.com said...

Your bee block is great - so cool and refreshing!

Mareenchen said...

That bee bock is gorgeous. Brilliant colour range.

Elizabeth Dackson said...

Wow, your NY Beauty block is amazing! Lucky partner!! And I really love your block for Angela, I love those colors!

Melinda said...

Love your projects! I think we all understand overdoing it on the project lists. My goal was to finish at least one old project for every new one I start. How's it working out? Well, you're not supposed to ask something like that....

Erika L. said...

You pillow is beautiful!

Penny Poppleton said...

That bee block is just sweet! :)

beaquilter said...

come join my pin cushion swap??

Linz said...

I love that bee block!!

haha, I have also thrown my very careful restraints out the window for 2012. I suppose we just can't help ourselves! :)

materialgirlquilts said...

Oh my goodness...the colors on your bee block are AMAZING! Love it.
Amanda

Jessica said...

love that bee block! Can't wait to see your AFG tute, great fabrics!

felicity said...

I'm laughing WITH you, Lee. Really. :)

Sara (My Semi-Creative Life) said...

Love your New York Beauty pillow! So cute!

A.J. Dub. (Amy) said...

:) Did you think when you started blogging how awesomely popular you would get? It may sounds cheesy but I am proud of your accomplishments. You are an amazing gal and I am very glad you take time to share your talents with us. But also, don't feel obligated to crank out the stuff. We love you anyway. We don't want a fried Lee now, do we? ;)

sewkatiedid said...

I'm drooling on that pillow!

Bethany (Make Me A Quilt) said...

Your Dresden project is AWESOME! I love it. I can't wait to see what you post for the fat quarter gang tutorial. LOL - a quilting gang, never fails to make me laugh when I see those words together. :)

The Sewing Chick said...

Hi Lee. Love all your projects - especially that New York Beauty pillow!! I got such a kick out of everyone's "gangster names and pics" in the Fat Quarter Gang. So funny and clever, too :)

Kris from Duke Says Sew What said...

Your New York Beauty pillow is stunning!!!!!

Marsha Cooper said...

Your work is always so beautiful.
I wish I could go on about a month long sewing retreat somewhere. Leave all the hussle and bussle of life behind and just relax and enjoy myself.

Julie said...

What? Non-blogging commitments? What's that? Hurray for getting things off your list! It feels awesome!

Sheila said...

Your New York Beauty is just that a beauty !

Mrs.Pickles said...

lovely work!!

Katie B. said...

It's so much easier to overcommit than undercommit. Why is that???

Cherie said...

Amazing things finished there! Love the pillow =D


I'm having a giveaway on my blog. Feel free to stop by and enter (if you haven't already) =D
http://ibescheraldine.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/official-150th-post-giveaway.html

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

great work Lee....love the Bee Block colors. Love your pic in the GANG!!

Cille said...

Stunning projects, Lee. You may have overcommitted yourself but we don't mind it one bit as we get to enjoy your eye-candy

Needle little Balance said...

The pillow is amazing! Thank you for your inspiration for wavy-line quilting. I used it on my latest quilt and love the effect!

http://needlelittlebalance.blogspot.co.at/2012/06/11-der-hochzeitsquiltthe-wedding-quilt.html

diane said...

That's funny, Lee. I have been so busy to even blog much, although there has been lots of sewing going on. I can say Except for one bee, I am caught up and ready to go on vacation.
All your work is stunning and I appreciate the WiP Wednesdays so much. Hopefully when I return I can start linking up again.xo

Dora, the Quilter said...

I do love your pillow from your New York Beauty swap.

MoeWest said...

I saw your Ruffled Pouch tutorial over at Art Gallery Fabrics blog today. It's very cute! I saved the pdf so that I can make one soon. Thanks.

clairesoprano said...

Hello, Lee! I'm still fairly new to quilting and I've been noticing how beautifully all of your points line up...any tips for a beginner? I appreciate any help you can give. Happy Monday!

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