Wednesday, July 16, 2014

WIP Update

I am trying to get a few things done this month and have been trying to sew during the week as the weekends are yard work and then time with family and friends on the lake.  I know real rough.  I love it and it is fun but it has mostly been time with friends since the weather here has not be very warm here.

I have the top done for the Badger Quilt!  Now to figuring out the back and start quilting it.  Not sure yet on the quilting.  I am thinking all over meandering but might do straight lines.  Thoughts?

Close up:
Yep I love that fabric "Sam I am" or "I am Sam"  since it is for Sam!  Lots of scraps with Badger fabric thrown in there.

I also started another quilt with the Crazy Mom Quilts and the Scrap bag Rail Fence Quilt.  This one will be donated to Margaret's Hope Chest.  I had the strips set aside after I cut a scrap batik quilt up (haven't started that one yet) and thought it would be good for another quilt.  I started on the blocks and have about 80 out of the 99 done.  I am trying to limit the colors to black/dark blue, greens/light blues, yellows, orange, lights.  So it is coming together quickly.  I was excited to start on a different color scheme.

I am hoping I can get both of these two pin basted this weekend as we will be hanging around home and heading to a graduation party.  Then get them quilted.

Linking up this week to WIP Wednesday with Lee at Freshly Pieced, NTT with Kelly at My Quilt Infatuation, and Let's Bee Social with Lorna at Sew Fresh Quilts.


  1. love the graphic nature of the design. Looks like a easy quilt to put together. Could you share the sizes of the blocks? Are the border pieced or a striped fabric? Either way it look great.

  2. Wow! I love his quilt top. I think you could quilt it either way. Straight lines will emphasize the design, but a curved quilting will soften it. Your rail fence is looking good. I just need to bind mine.

  3. The Badger Quilt is very striking! And I like your color scheme on your rail fence project. I was cutting fabric for a couple quilts today and already thinking about how I can use the leftovers for another project. Addicting, isn't it? ;-)

  4. What an awesome quilt! Love the Sam I Am! fabric! I think an all over meander would soften it as Jasmine said. What about a spiral?

    Can't wait to see your rail fence come together :)

  5. great quilt, I agree with Jasmine, straight lines will emphasize the design, but a meander will make it flow a little more. But either will look great.

  6. Nice work, Beth! Sam is going to be so pleased! I would go with the meander for his quilt. Can't believe you are going to be working on quilting two quilts this weekend... Looking forward to your finishes!!!