Tuesday, January 3, 2012

W.I.P Wednesday #1 for 2012

I can't believe how quick time has flown by since Christmas and welcoming in the New Year. 

It's time again to catch up with Lee at Freshly Pieced and join her for another W.I.P Wednesday.

I thought that I would focus my efforts on my 2012 goals for January. I am really happy with my achievements so far.

1. I have been working on the wedding quilt for my sister in law. It is being made in flannels. The ironic thing is that we have been experiencing weather over 40 degrees. Not a good time to be working with flannel at all. So far I have completed 128 four patch units and 32 middle units for Block B. I have also sewn together 32 units for Block A. The quilt consists of two blocks. 

If everything goes well, I hope to have a finished quilt top before mid January. So far the piecing has gone quickly.

2. I managed to piece together backing, quilt and bind the checkered baby quilt. The last thing to finish off is to hand sew the binding down. I love this part of the process as it adds closure for me. 

3. I also managed to sew a couple of background hexagons to my coloured quilt using Kona solids. 

I plan to take this away with me on our belated family Christmas trip in January. I hope that I get to finish it off as I should have lots of time to sew in the evening. I can also sew in the car, so its great on long trips. Lots of basting time.

4. My new project for 2012. It going to be cushion covers. I want to get these sewn together before I go away as I plan to do some hand quilting on them. It's a present for a friend and her recent engagement.

Seeing that its only the 4th January. Not a bad start to the year.


  1. An excellent start, Kylie. You have such direction and focus, and every project looks just great.
    Gorgeous colors on those cushion covers fabrics!

  2. You have made a great start to the new year. I really love the hexagons!

  3. Nice work! You've been busy! I LOVE the solid hexagons: AWESOME! I tend to avoid dark background colors, but I'm getting inspired to try some!


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