Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A Little of This, A Little of That...WIP Wednesday

August is sometimes a hard month for me to focus on my quilting. Summer is so short here. But, I did accomplish a few things this week.

I was recently talking to a cousin about making potholders to practice free motion quilting. I realized that I hadn't made any in quite a while and I would love something to play with a little FMQ. Here's one I whipped up last night. I even found some left over binding to use.  I used Insul-Bright and Warm & Natural batting. I trimmed it to 9" x 9".


This is similar to some I made a few years back (click here).

I also started and finished a new purse for myself. I designed it around some cool buttons I got from Joyful Adornments. Click here to see my post on this purse.

I still have a list a mile long, but fall is coming! 

I'm linking up with  Freshly Pieced for WIP Wednesday!

Here are this week's stats:
In-process: (6)
Express Your Love
Humphrey's New Bed
Mod Ovals Quilt
Pantone Quilt 2014
IMQG Block Swap
VFW Scrap Fabric Quilt
New projects: (1) 
FMQ Potholders

Finished (1)
Quilty Purse

Color Me Quilty!


  1. Wow--that is one fancy and beautiful potholder! The bag is wonderful too--such great FMQ!

  2. Love the color combo- The Navy with that bright sulky thread.
    I have no solid navy- this is just what was needed to make me entertain more fabric shopping :)

  3. What fun quilting! I love the variegated thread, it adds a lot of movement to the design.

  4. Really lovely design, so nice I wouldn't want to stand a pot on it!

  5. What a great idea for potholders. I need to make a few....sigh even retired there are not enough hours in the day.