Wednesday, November 28, 2012

WIP Wednesday: Last-Minute WIPing

Happy Wednesday! And welcome to my week of last-minute scrambling!

Quilt Con quilt
In case you haven't heard, there's going to be an epic modern quilt show at Quilt Con in February, and the deadline to enter is this Friday. Unfortunately, other commitments have kept me from making any quilts specifically to enter in the show—until a few days ago, that is. Five days to create a quilt for the most important modern quilt show to date, with thousands of dollars in prizes on the line? Sure, why not! I don't know if it will be accepted (I don't even know if I'll finish it in time), but I have to at least try. Because yes, apparently I am that crazy.

What's on your to-do list this week? Whatever you're sewing, link it up here! Just remember 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, 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?

Have a great week—get those Quilt Con entries in!



36 comments:

  1. Best of luck with the quilt! Definitely worth a try to get it done in time!

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  2. wow! Good for you trying to get a new quilt done! Good luck!!

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  3. Ooooh! Best of luck, fingers crossed for your finish. Fabulous colour choices.

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  4. I'm sure it will look great, but good luck any way!

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  5. ack! good luck!! i thought about trying to finish another something for the mini quilt portion of it, but decided against it. i did enter 1 quilt to the main part, tho. i have to try not to think about the prizes because i'll be annoyed if i don't get one, when the show will be so big that it would be an honor to just even get in!!!

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  6. you make beautiful quilts and i am sure your Quilt Con quilt will be awesome too! Here's hoping you can finish on time!!

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  7. I can understand that you have to try. Hope it works out.

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  9. Yes that sounds a little bit crazy!! Good luck and I'm sure you can do it!

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  11. Good luck!! Fingers crossed for you.
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  12. Boy! You are putting a lot of pressure in yourself! But you can do it!! Good luck! Thanks for hosting as always ;)

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  13. Good luck, I know you can pull it off! What I can see so far looks amazing :)

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  14. Good luck! I started a quilt, finished the top, but never finished. Maybe we will both finish by Friday! Best of luck!

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  15. Good luck Lee. As we say in Australia - go hard or go home! You can do it!

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  16. It's looking great so far! Good luck!

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  17. Good luck Lee! Your a rockstar, you can totally do it :-)

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  18. Good Luck! Tight deadlines are my best motivation.

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  19. Best of luck getting your entry done - those rectangles look fun!

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  20. Good luck! Last-minute projects are the most fun, right?!

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  21. Go for it! If for no other reason, the deadline can often inspire fantastic creativity! Love what you've done so far..... :D

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  22. Good luck getting your quilt finished!!!

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  23. You'll get it done and I'm sure it'll be fantastic!! I think I'm going to be really bummed that I didn't enter anything.

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  24. I admire your ambitious spirit!! I am sure it will be amazing and totally worthy of being entered in the show. Good luck!!

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  25. Wow - happy quick sewing wishes to you!

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  26. Ooops, somehow I commented on your WIP post two weeks ago?!? Good luck finishing up! Are you going to QuiltCon? I was looking at plane tickets and prices have dropped in the last month! :)
    My friends gave me a weird look when I said that I would rather spend my vacation money on a trip to a quilting conference than tagging along on my husband's work trip to Hawaii. Tell me I'm not crazy! :) Maybe I am, but I hope to see you and your quilt at QuiltCon. :)

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  27. You can do it! Love the blocks so far.

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  28. No you are NOT crazy!! I made a couple to enter at QuiltCon also (and finished up last minute too). You'll never know unless you try :-) Good luck!

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