Wednesday, June 22, 2016

WIPs: Filling the Pots

It's been a while since there's been a midweek post.  There just hasn't been much progress on anything but the Zombies in Paris quilt for a few weeks.  I've finally fallen into a good working rhythm with that project so it was a bit easier to rotate in another project.  Blooms and Butterflies was started back in May as part of the Lea Brummett's Back Porch Blooms quilt along.  There's not been a lot of visible progress, but all the flower stems are cut and a few of the leaves are finished.  

  Blooms and Butterflies
Bloom block by Lea Brummett, setting by Kate
So the planting has begun, but there's a long way to go before the blooms will start showing up.  Just like in growing a real garden unfortunately.  But that's OK, progress is progress even if it's slow.  

There's another project that's just about to take over the design wall.  Poinsettias has been my leaders and enders project since 2014.  There are four more sashing strips left to piece and then this project will be ready to be assembled into a flimsy.

Poinsettias By Judy Blok for the December 2013 issue
of American Patchwork and Quilting Magazine

Which means I'll need a new leaders and enders project soon.  I've got some thoughts on what that project might be.  Midnight Mystery still needs to be bound and Allietare is coming back from the quilter's next week.  If I'd get busy on that front, I can probably add a couple of finishes before the end of June.  Which would be a great way to mark the half way point of the year.  

Linking up with:
Let's Bee Social over at Sew Fresh Quilts
Needle and Thread Thursday over at My Quilt Infatuation 


Lorna McMahon said...

Your sprouts are looking very promising, Kate. And your leaders and enders quilt is almost there! Very exciting to see what all you are working on!

Alison V. said...

Both of these projects look awesome! I love the illusion of curved piecing that your Poinsettia blocks have. :)

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Oh, the EQ quilt is coming to life! You have kept on track with so many projects and I have loved following along.

Janice Holton said...

OOO! Red being my favorite color, that Poinsettia quilt is gorgeous!! Beautiful!

Barbara said...

The flower pots are very cute. I love the fabrics you've chosen.

Deb Chimes said...

The Poinsettia block is so lovely. This quilt will be a beauty when finished!

Cut&Alter said...

The Pointsettia blocks are gorgeous - this will make up into such a lovely quilt.