Wednesday, June 26, 2013

WIP Wednesday 6/26

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I finally made a dent in my Jamestown Landing quilt.  Its all I worked on all weekend.  It can be found in String Fling: Scrappy, Happy and Loving It! by Bonnie Hunter.  I finished all 840 half square triangles and I finished about 70 of 156 string blocks.  I started sewing the HST's into broken dishes blocks too but I didn't get a picture of that.  I can't wait to get this quilt done.  Its for my bed and the first quilt I have kept for myself in a long time.  I have been looking into sending it out for quilting because its going to be pretty big but I just don't think its going to be in my price range.

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I posted awhile ago that I purchased these totes for organizing scraps and I would share my thoughts after using them for a bit.  I purchased two different sizes.  Here are the links to both:


I love them.  I think I prefer the wider flatter size.  They are not super sturdy as they are just thin plastic but they are great for small pieces.  I have my scraps sorted by color now.  The only complaint I have is that if you pack them too full the cover won't stay on.  But I had some small adhesive velcro dots and that fixed that issue.  I put all my bigger pieces, fat quarters or larger, in that tote on the bottom.  Now I just need to find a place to store them in my teeny tiny house.

This week I am linking up to Freshly Pieced And Esther's blog.  

  WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

3 comments:

  1. good job getting all those pieces sewn! I know just how you feel, I'm half way through a huge stack of flying geese. Enjoy a quilt for you!

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  2. I hope you will post pictures of your finished quilt. I am finally getting enough scraps, to make things more interesting. I haven't got enough to need separate containers!!!

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  3. Wowo!! I saw two quilts like this at a recent show and they are jaw droppers! I'm sure this one will be too.

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