Wednesday, March 18, 2015

WIP: Blue Edition

I'm in the middle of a lot of projects right now, and can share a few with you today, the rest will have to wait until April (when I'll have time and/or permission to share them)!  

A dear friend of mine is expecting her second baby in the next few weeks, and I felt compelled to make her a baby quilt.  The quilt top is done, but top secret for a few more weeks.  I can share the very cute back with you though:

Quilt backing (Sea Breeze panel by Amy Shaw, surrounded by Kona Cornflower).  Mini quilts from top middle: Life: Ups and Downs by Yvonne, Flying North by me, Feather Dresden by Nicole, Moda tea towel.

The other quilts up on the design wall are two minis basted (on the left) to be quilted next month, and three mini quilts on the right are gifts (two were for me, and one is from me, but I'm fostering it until it's next show).  I've been planning to move my design wall so I can access the outlet behind it (covering it wasn't intentional!), and then I will hang my mini quilts properly.

Also today I worked on some blocks to send to Yvonne for the quilts she is making for some deserving youngster:

Block measures 10"x7" for the sea themed quilt.

The letter M for the second quilt, measures 13.5"x10".

These blocks were super fast and fun to make.  I love that Sarah Jane mermaid, I would happily make a whole quilt from improv blocks with fussy cut mermaid centers!  Yvonne just posted a request for more blocks to add to these quilts, go check it out!


  1. OMG!! That whale panel is just too darn cute!!! And your blocks are awesome, I need to get to making a couple as well :) The fussy cut mermaid is awesome!!

  2. That is a super cute backing, Renee - I love the Sea Breeze panel! And thank you so very much for the blocks - they look wonderful! That mermaid is stunning and the "M" is perfect.

  3. The Sarah Jane mermaid block is a great mix of fabrics! That isn't a strong point for me, so I really appreciate others skill! The whale panel is too cute, I've never seen that before. May have to check that out... Great blocks and project progress!


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  5. I whipped my two up in no time too. I love the mermaid print - how perfectly appropriate for the boat theme.