WIP Wed - All Aboard!



First up today is a bit of work on my boat blocks. I decided to try to make up several quilts with my red, white and blue/aqua scraps. Here is the first one. I went with 6 1/2" blocks which is what I had a lot of. Win win! The boat doesn't really stand out too much but I think some little one will love it anyway.  Now to get it sandwiched and practice fmqing!!


I was feeling so behind with the county fair here all last week.  I volunteered several times and tried to work on more charity quilts while there if I was not white gloving the quilts.

Here is my little piece that I am proud to say earned a blue ribbon!


Here is one of the kits I made up last week for Quilts for Kids (they had a booth at the fair that I worked at a bit during the fair).  This kit I decided to do myself because it had a block that needed piecing and I was trying to use up pieces for the back too.  Lots of stash fabric!

It turned out kind of cute. :)

Between shifts at the fair I tried to be outside and in my vegetable garden.  Two days in a row I tried to capture these Hummingbird moths.  They are fast little guys!!



See what I mean? fast

So that is my slow progress for the week so far. I am linking up with

WIP Wed WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced  here
and
Let's Bee Social http://sewfreshquilts.blogspot.ca/p/lets-bee-social.html Here and

The Purge here

Comments

  1. I love all things nautical! What a great little boat quilt you made!

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  2. Cute quilts. Love your photos of flowers and hummingbird moths.

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  3. The boat quilt is cute! I think fmqing will make it stand out

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  4. Your boat quilt is going to be sew sweet! And the diagonal quilting looks fabulous on that charity quilt, Kris. Those are some amazing photos of the hummingbirds. I have never seen one like that in real life. Amazing!

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  5. Ughhhhh I LOVE this quilt!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it Kris. It's just so original!!

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  6. I can't wait to see how you finish your boat quilts! And congratulations on your blue ribbon!

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