Wednesday, August 07, 2013

WIP-it Wednesday #17

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced
So much to do, so little time.

Finished this week

  1. More Black Walnut Dyeing
  2. Spun Right Round Polwarth/Silk in Canary in a Coal Mine: 200yds/4oz, spun worsted 2ply, worsted weight. in the shop
    Canary in a Coal Mine Handspun
  3. Indigo dyeing: 3 epic days of dyeing. white stuff enters, blue stuff leaves. more posts on this later but here's a sneak peek:
    Indigo dyed sock yarn #wipitwed
    A little preview: indigo dyeing
  4. 2 pillowcases: We needed more for our bedroom. no pics b/c i haven't washed them yet.
  5. Sugar Sweet Quilt: It's done. I just need to find time to take pictures.
  6. Tote bag
    Tote for my niece

In progress this week

  1. Leaders/enders Postage Stamp: I work on this when Ellie isn't preventing me from opening the box.
    Ellie on a box

Idle projects

  1. hexagon mini
  2. Xmas quilt
  3. sampler quilt
  4. granny squares qayg
  5. log cabin qayg
  6. scrappy trips
  7. medallion
  8. wonky bee #1 quilt
  9. herringbone quilt
  10. yo yo pillow
  11. polaroid blocks
  12. embroidery mandalas
  13. triangles quilt

New starts

  1. Fatcatknits Panda in London Fog: I'm trying to spin 4oz a week.
    Next spin. Panda blend #fatcatknits
  2. Hexagon Star Pillow: I was experimenting with triangles and diamonds. I finished handquilting last night and just need to complete the pillow cover.
    Finished handquilting #wipitwed

Yardage progress

FYI: I'm rounding to the nearest 1/8th of a yard to keep the math simplified. i only count yards used per week from finished projects. Scraps don't count, because...well, they're scraps.
Used this week: 12.625yds
Yards acquired: 15. Lush Uptown and Briar Rose. I concede that I may have a problem.
Lush uptown #moda @justabitfrayed
Briar rose
+/-: -95.125 yds

7 comments :

Dee said...

Oh, I'm so impressed with everything! From the dyeing to the star to the tote! Love all the blues!

Sarah @ FairyFace Designs said...

You're so busy! The dyeing looks amazing

Gina said...

Lots of fun projects! I love the diamond pillow!

Kelli said...

I love the striking color combo of the Canary & Coal Mine - really cool looking!

Karen said...

I love your diamond pillow, are the templates printable or do you have to buy them? Gorgeous fabric additions too! :o)

mle said...

I succumbed to some Lush and Briar Rose stashing last week too! I said I wouldn't but apparently I couldn't resist. Someone put a block on all the fabric websites! LOL!

Jacey said...

Ugh, that handspun! You kill me. I absolutely love it. You've been busy! I love the handquilted pillow, too.

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