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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

WIP Wednesday :: Farmer's Wife QAYG

It is time to share my progress on my Farmer's Wife quilt.  The quilt is going to my 8 year old daughter, she claimed it after I made my first few blocks.  The blocks have taught me a lot about precision in piecing, I am sure that I have a more than few mistakes, but I am loving it anyway.

The quilt is getting a twist from the original design.  Each block (35 for a twin size) is getting a border and I am trying out Quilt As You Go (QAYG) for the first time!  

8 Completed Blocks


4 Ready for Quilting


All of my progress together.

Yesterday, I reached out to a group of quilting ladies for some motivation to get cracking on this quilt.  I will have to utilize some of their ideas.  It is time to get working!

In Progress (Current progress in blue)
1.  My Daughter's Farmer's Wife quilt :: various stages of completeness
2.  My Son's quilt :: not yet started
3.  Knit Entrelac Cape :: Almost done!
4.  Lark Kaleidoscope quilt :: fabric's stashed away, just need the courage to start it.
5.  Fleece Slippers for me :: I made one in November - I must make the second one.

I am linking up with WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced.


10 comments:

  1. You are doing a fantastic job on this! Love the color scheme.

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  2. I really like the look of the bordered blocks. And I too like your color scheme.

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  3. These blocks look fabulous together. I love how the colours work together. This is going to be an amazing quilt when finished. I can not wait to see it all done.

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  4. QAYG always looks so amazing. I'm determined to try it some day :)

    Love that your daughter claimed it right away!

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  5. Very cool idea!
    Esther
    ipatchandquilt AT wordpress DOT com

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  6. Thank you for all the wonderful comments!

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  7. Beautiful set of blocks! I especially love the dark purples ones!

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  8. I'm curious about the quilt as you go method, can't wait to see how it turns out for you.

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    1. This is my first time doing the quilt as you go method! I think they look great, I will find out how I like it in real life soon!

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  9. You definitely got the majority of the creativity in the family! I'm in awe of you -- again!!!

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