Wednesday, January 6, 2016

WIP Wednesday: Happy 2016!

Happy new year, everyone! As always at this time of year, I'm so happy to be back to my normal routines. I enjoy the holidays as much as the next girl, but I'm actually one of those who's happy to get the Christmas tree taken down and say goodbye to the holiday chaos. The house has been nice and quiet and peaceful this week, I've been going to the gym, doing some cleaning and organizing ... restoring order has been good for my soul. : )

And of course I've been sewing! My Greek Key quilt is just about done and I'm looking forward to getting it out there to you as a quilt-along on We All Sew. Unfortunately this is one of those projects that doesn't look like much while it's in progress. LOL. So I apologize for the lack of eye candy this week, but I promise the finished quilt will be more than the sum of its parts.

What are you working on this week? Got any big sewing plans for the new year? Let's see them!

1. Link up any blog post or Instagram photo from the past week that features an unfinished work-in-progress (WIP).
2. To link an Instagram photo, click the "Add Your Link" button below, then click on the Instagram icon at the bottom of the screen that pops up. You should then be able to select any of your recent Instagram photos. Where it says "Link," use the URL of your Instagram feed (for example, my URL is Please hashtag your IG post #wipwednesday
3. If you are linking to a blog post, please link back here to my blog somewhere in your post.
4. Comment on at least a few of the other WIP Wednesday links, either IG or blog—commenting on the two or three links directly before yours works well to make sure everyone gets comments!


Colleen Potter said...

Happy New Year , Lee. I have to tell you that you did not over sell your last post... those tips worked so well for me on some tough angles
Thanks so much !

Anne / Springleaf Studios said...

Happy New Year Lee. I've nothing to link up this week but am looking forward to better participation on my part during the year. Thanks for keeping WIP Wednesday alive and well.

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

I really like your Geek Key!!! happy New Year, and I am the same kind of girl...had a great Christmaa, but can't wait to get back into things.
Glad to have routine back!!!

Karen said...

Lee, what do you mean a "lack of eye candy? Your Greek Key blocks are terrific--and the quilt will be amazing, I'm sure. Happy New Year to you and your crew!

Katy Cameron said...

Happy new year :o)

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

I'm with you! The past few days I've enjoyed clearing stuff out and having a good clean. My house looks so much bigger without the decorations! The Greek key blocks look great and I look forward to seeing the finish. Happy New Year Lee!

FlyLadyFan said...

Thank you for hosting this linky party.

Kate said...

Black and White is always so dramatic. Looking forward to seeing all the blocks sewn together.

Katie V said...

Happy New Year! Looks great so far, simple yet classic!

christinepaul said...

I'm looking forward to seeing what kind of quilting you do on this.

EmileeHope said...

I am so excited to see how this Greek key quilts comes together!

Charlotte Fraser said...

Hi Lee, I am making the Fair Isle Christmas quilt...using all Kona cottons. I would prefer to not wash my fabrics. I colour tested and none of the reds/corals/or green seem to bleed. Any words of wisdom? Can I go ahead without washing the strong colours, and not have them bleed, once the quilt is made up? thank-you Charlotte

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