WIP Wednesday – Challenge Accepted

This week I’ve managed to finish a third quilt top as part of the AMQG panel challenge and get it sandwiched. It’s a more traditional Christmas panel with a Jim Shore Santa Claus print, but I only have a poorly lit picture of it. I think it will end up as a Christmas gift for a family member, but haven’t decided yet. Owly ImagesI’m hoping to get it mostly quilted by Thursday evening in time to show it at the ECQG guild meeting, but if I don’t make the deadline, the world won’t end AND I’ll have it to show in October.

Meanwhile, I have a day job, and Nina took advantage of the fall sunshine and machine down time while I worked.

Another Christmas PanelI’ve also been working on yet another Christmas panel with a little brighter, non-traditional palette. Here’s one of the sections framed up by some coordinating scraps. I like pulling squares or strips from my pre-cut scrap stash to frame these sorts of things up because it brings in some funky design elements and helps use up those scraps! I mentioned to Lynn I was making a 3rd and 4th panel as part of the challenge, and she was a bit flabbergasted, I think.

Nina also took it upon herself to “helper” with the scrap sorting.  Here she’s sorted herself as a jelly roll strip.

Nina has sorted herself as a jelly roll today,

5 Replies to “WIP Wednesday – Challenge Accepted”

  1. love your Nina pictures. She really is supervising you closely. I like the look of your scrappy Christmas quilt. Looking forward to seeing it in full. Are you going to do a bit of a chat about what you have found out/discovered/worked out/devised re sewing panels? I have a few to work on… always interested in ideas for working with them

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