Wednesday, November 7, 2012

WIP Wednesday: Guest-Hosted by Svetlana

Hello, happy Wednesday everyone! My name is Svetlana and I blog over at s.o.t.a.k handmade. I'm so glad to be guest hosting this week's WIP Wednesday. Thanks for having me, Lee!

I love WIP Wednesdays as they keep me on track and help me "remember" all the projects I should be working on before starting any new ones. Lately it's been all about preparing for my first-ever craft fair, so I spent most of my sewing time making pouches, pouches, and more pouches. Here are some of my latest creations.

Thankfully, the craft fair is on Saturday and I'll be able to get back to quilting soon. It's about time, too. My design wall is overflowing with tons of unfinished miscellaneous blocks that beg for some love and attention.

I'm planning on using Amy's fantastic tutorial and making these two blocks into sewing kits.

I'm also looking forward to turning this improv pieced as well as my "think" blocks into pillows. I've fallen in love with rectangular pillows lately and both of these will make a nice addition to my pillow collection. Oh, I'm so glad my family does not mind having a gazillion pillows all around the house. 

And then there's this churn dash quilt I'm making as a Christmas present for my FIL. I have almost all the blocks cut out, and most of the HSTs trimmed, now it's just a question of sitting down and assembling the blocks. Sounds simple, right? That's going to be my goal for next week. Wish me luck :) 

 Now it's your turn. What have you been working on this week? Here are the rules for linking up:
1. Link up any post from the past week that features at least one unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. Somewhere in your post, you must 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 WIP Wednesday links. Because what fun is a linky party without comments?


  1. Your bags and your fabric choices are so pretty. Good luck with your craft fair. Oh, and I hope your husband did well with his marathon.

  2. So glad to see you hosting Svetlana!! Darling little pouches and looking forward to seeing more of your churn dash!!

  3. Lovely pouches and the THINK pillow will be fun!

  4. Great idea with some rectangular pillows :) Everything looks fo crisp and colorful.

  5. Love the sewing kits, you reminded me this tutorial was another project I wanted to try!

  6. Yep, that second paragraph is me exactly! WiP posts are great to do on a weekly basis because the force me to take a look at what I've finished this week, what I have coming up, what projects are a priority, etc.

    I'll be back later to link up; must get the kiddos ready for school!

  7. Gorgeous pouches :) Super happy and fun colours.

  8. Svetlana, I was so happy to find you guest posting today. I just adore your work and the colorways you choose, so fun and cheery! Great projects and I'm love those pouches and the long skinny pillows!

  9. Great projects and good luck at your craft fair!

  10. Your pouches look perfect!

    I would love to do some craft shows but #1, I would want a friend to go with me and #2, I don't know that my work would be good enough! My best sellers are always my dish scrubbies, but I would want to have all of my stuff out.

  11. thanks for hosting! I love your little pouches!

  12. Love the pouches! I'm a big fan of taking miscellaneous blocks and turning them into something new all by themselves. Sometimes when I'm putting together a paper pieced block, I just like one all by its lonesome for greater impact.

  13. Those pouches are super cute! :)

  14. OOOOH, love the colourful zippers on your pouches - they really add some sparkle! Best wishes on your craft fair!

  15. The pouches are gorgeous and I love your 'think' block.

  16. Love the Think block, and the colors of the quilt for your FIL

  17. I love the think pillow, very nice! Your pouches are cute too! I am going to make one pouch by the end of the year.. I just need to study all those zipper tutorials out there to build up my confidence. Thanks for hosting this week!

  18. That's an amazing about of pouches! Hope they fair goes really well :)
    I love your churn dash!

  19. Ooo, love all those colorful pouches!


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