Wednesday, February 27, 2013

WIP Wednesday: Another Busy Week

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So, Wednesday again. And with QuiltCon smack in the middle of the last week, I don't have much progress to report today. Sorry! But let's see, what can I show you?

Evening Star block from the Summer Sampler Series Well, the Modern Sampler class I'm teaching is more than halfway done already! Hard to believe. This week we made the Evening Star block, one of my favorites from the Summer Sampler Series (but then again, I seem to say that about all of them!) I wanted to show my students how different this block can look when you change up the color placement and value. You can purchase the full Summer Sampler Series in PDF format here or here.

Subway tile
And hey, let's check in with those bathrooms, shall we? It's starting to sink in that this is not going to be a quick reno. It's just our contractor and one assistant doing all of the work—great for the budget, not so good for our schedule. : ) But they started the tile today and it looks amazing. I've always wanted subway tile in my house, and I'm finally getting some!

That's all I got, you guys. But I can't wait to see what you all have going on. 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, 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!



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16 comments:

Nancy@OwensOlivia said...

Very nice block! I love subway tiles. Looking good! Thank you for hosting.

Patchwork Mill, Maria said...

This is a beautiful Star block, I've never seen it before. Thank you for sharing and hosting! :)

MsMidge said...

Loving your Subway tiles - and your colours in your block - always so bright!

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

LOVE those tiles!

Sewing Mom said...

The bathroom is going to look great when you're finished!

Heidi Grohs said...

LOL! Renovations always take longer than they say!!! It is looking great so far!! The block? So sunny!! ;) Seriously...love!

OPQuilt said...

I put subway tiles behind my stove and on my backsplash and I love them. You'll love yours, too, but good luck in the patience department. It's always so hard to wait to see it all done, and to have people in and out of the house every day. When we did our bathroom remodel, the duo that worked on it insisted on having the windows open, and it was about 100 degrees outside. I finally just went in my sewing studio, shut the door and worked on quilts! These workmen all have their quirks, but I appreciate my bathroom every morning, so it was worth it.

I'm sure you're still getting your bearings after your fabulous QuiltCon experience. Welcome home.

Elizabeth E.

Cille said...

It's one of my favourite stars too... Striking colors :)

Karen said...

I love your subway tiles, i'm having a new bathroom too, it has been plastered and the floor is going down today - very exciting! I'm having problems linking up today but will keep trying :o)

Glinda ♥ said...

Lovely evening star block ... Reminds me a bit of a daffodil (but then I am half Welsh!) Thanks for hosting, have visited some new blogs today ... amazing how much creativity goes on out there :)

Michele said...

What a great backsplash! You will be so happy with it :-) So fresh and versatile too. That Evening Star block is outstanding. I can see why it would be a great one to show the difference color can make. Thanks for doing WIP Wednesdays :-) It's so fun to see what everyone is working on!

Katy Cameron said...

Oh I wouldn't say you had nothing, what about Kim's quilt tour? ;o)

Jana said...

That star is beautiful. Love subway tile. It's going to be a great bathroom. Worth the wait.

JHNickodemus said...

Oh I'm so jealous! Some day I will have subway tile too!

Marit said...

Is renovating ever quick??? Looks like it will be great when done, though:) Thanks for hosting this great linky party!

Donna said...

I really like your block. Such pretty bright colors. I'm also remodeling my master bath. Demo just happened yesterday and now it's a totally empty room. Can't wait until it's done. Your subway tile looks great!

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