Work in Progress Wednesday

This week so far, I’ve made some progress on the Frivols quilt. If I keep going, I might have the top done by Friday.


Tuesday I spent some time looking for the perfect backing for the wedding quilt. I had almost decided on this Michael Miller fabric the last time I was at the store, so I was delighted when I returned and it was still there. It was bride-approved, so home it came with me. Today I hand it over to Turnberry Lane to let Connie work her magic. I can’t wait to see the finished product!


I’m going to make a couple more of the pouches I’ve done lately, because they are just so much fun to make. And while I was picking up the backing fabric, I picked up more zippers in all sorts of colors, so I have plenty to choose from. I think I enjoy making the pouch because I can get it done, start to finish, in a day. I’m somewhat frustrated with my ability to quilt my tops lately. So I think the pouches are a cute way for me to avoid learning how to free motion quilt. Haha.

A while ago, our quilt group hosted a Pat Speth workshop. I enjoyed learning her method, and chose to make Mt. Hood from her Nickel Quilts book. I’m hoping to get enough blocks put together to make a lap quilt. I need to get back to this project, so I may stitch a few of these blocks together today.


And see this little New York Beauty? It’s a wonky little block I made when experimenting with an idea for a mug rug. New York Beauty blocks and quilts are my very favorites. I have a pattern for a foundation pieced mini New York Beauty, so I may dig that out and try a fun scrappy design with it.


I’m linking up with Let’s Be Social today.




8 thoughts on “Work in Progress Wednesday”

  1. I love your fabric selection in those Frivols blocks, Wendy. Yummmmmmy! Looking forward to seeing The Wedding Quilt when you get it back and continued progress on all your other pretty projects!

    1. Thanks, Lara. I inherited the Nickel Quilt book from my mom, so I’m excited to see how the quilt turns out.

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