It’s been ages since I’ve done a WIP Wednesday, which is hosted by Lee over at Freshly Pieced. Seeing as though I actually have a bunch of works in progress, AND I’ve been remembering to photograph the process, I thought I’d share what I’ve been working on lately.
First up is my Swoon quilt. I’ve wanted to make one for ages, but sitting on the sofa during my surgery recovery meant that I had a lot of time on my hands to buy more and more fabric until I was ready to make it upon my return to my studio!
My version is way scrappier than the design calls for, but I’m really loving it so far. But it’s a big project! I’ve decided to work on one block a day, interspersed with other work.
First, there’s the organization, which has taken over half my cutting table.
I’ve found it pretty easy to break it into blocks and chain piece the half-square triangles and flying geese. As long as I’m only doing one block at a time, it seems to go well.
I love the trimmings from the HSTs. I wonder if there’s something I can do with these pretty little trimmings.
As of yesterday afternoon, I had four blocks laid out and ready to piece (with the HSTs and flying geese done). I’m making my quilt with twelve blocks instead of the nine the pattern calls for.
I also finished up two sets of pennants for some clients. I’ll feature these on the blog tomorrow — and announce that they are now available for order from my Etsy shop!
I also started knitting a new cowl for my second knitting project (yes, my first knitting project was a cowl as well). Spent a lot of our road trip last weekend working on it (ComiCon panels are perfect for knitting and listening!). It’s a simple seed stitch — perfect for mindless knitting.
I’m also working on a secret Easter project using some selvedges! I’m not sure if I love it yet, but here’s a little sneak peak.
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