Wednesday, 21 October 2015

WiP Wednesday


I've had Jen-Kingwell's 'Green Tea and Sweet Beans' pattern for some time now, but I'm not a big fan of applique so I haven't jumped in! Like many though, I have been following Lucy's progress over the year with her GT&SB quilt. Whenever I see a new post I think... enough sitting on the sidelines!

3 1/4" x 3 1/4" Propeller block




I decided this would be perfect for using fabric scrap pieces from many a past project so I dug out a selection of itty bitty prints from the scrap basket this week. And a couple of weeks ago I grabbed an online opportunity here @ westwood acres fabric and ordered their special starter pack, a little 'stash enhancement' to help kick this new project off. I also kinda like the idea of this quilt being jam packed with little bits of Liberty fabrics, and I've added them into the GT&SB basket too. So, I've had my fabrics all sorted for a while now, it was just a matter of when to actually start! 




This week, while recovering from a very nasty flu' bug, I finally began making these little blocks of 'pretty'. It's great having a slow project that I can come & go on as time permits and as the mood takes me. Loving the change of pace & scale.


6" Wedding Chain bock


6"x 6" Lozenge block






and here they all are so far together up on the design wall...



This week I'm linking up here with Lee for WiP Wednesday
and over here for 'oh scrap'


8 comments:

  1. What a fabulous scrap buster. Are you handpiecing all the blocks? Hope you are fully recovered in time for the weekend.

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  2. Very pretty! Exciting to have a new project.

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  3. Great scrap buster and so pretty! Came by way of Oh Scrap link and am new to your blog. Will be sure to come back!

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  4. Wow...you are making some small propeller blocks. How adorable. micki@2dogsstudio.us

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  5. GT&SB is a beautiful pattern, I opted to go with Gypsy Wife and hope to make a start on that soon.
    The fabrics you have gathered are going to make super little blocks.

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  6. Oh boy - I can tell already this will be a fun quilt. Hope you keep sharing your progress with Oh Scrap!

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  7. Really love the fabrics you are using. I like this piece a lot.

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  8. i love the idea of a quilt being jam packed with lots of little bits of liberty pretty in it, too! everything is looking fabulous so far. i especially love your pinwheel section!

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Thanx for stopping by, happy sewing!