Wednesday, January 12, 2011

WIP Wednesday #4

I've made progress on the World of Goo.  It's the only quilt I worked on this past week.  I'm currently 2/3 done.  The final size will be 60x80.  I'm getting a bit tired of if though.  It might come down for a while.  I have two new projects in mind that might take over my design wall. 

As I was finishing up one of the blocks and sewing on the last piece, I noticed this on another strip already pieced into the log cabin.  Yep, that's a slice in the fabric about 1/2" long.  I was not super thrilled.  Luckily, it was only one row down.  I just unpicked things, replaced this strip and sewed it all back together.  I'm not sure how it happened, but seeing how it's a nice, perfect slit, I'm guessing I did it with my rotary cutter sometime.  I think I need to be more careful when I cut.

On a side note, Lee from Freshly Pieced tagged me to help spread the word about fabulous smaller blogs out there.  It's just a little way to highlight those of us who are among the "little guys"—blogs with fewer than 300 followers.  Here are a couple of my favorite "little guys" that you should check out.  There are so many talented quilters out there.  I love finding new people to follow.

Here are the rules:
  • 1) Tell your readers who tagged you.
  • 2) Add a link to their blog.
  • 3) Award 3-5 bloggers who you think deserve this award.
Inform them and post directions to your blogspot. Please don't tag people who already have 300 followers. The goal of this award is to get more publicity to blogs that are good, but not so well known.
  1. First up is Val from How About Pink Please.  She sent me my super fun pillow for the most recent round of Pillow Talk Swap.  Val is new to this blogging thing.  Check out her cute work and say "hi".
  2. Next up is Amy aka Sukie.  We met through quilt guild.  She is just starting the Tokyo Subway quilt.  I wish her luck. 
  3. Finally, there is Jessica from Sew Crafty Jess.  She has wonderful projects.  I love the quilt she is finishing up right now. 
So go check out their blogs and maybe even stick around.  I love following their work!  Have a great Wednesday.

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced


  1. I really dig those Goo blocks, I can't wait to see how that turns out. And what an awful slit to find in your block! I'm curious to see what the other two projects on your mind are... :)

  2. I love, love, love, love it! Don't take it down--don't sleep and finish it instead. ;) Ugh that sucks on the slice, though--I've done that before (with the grinch pillow I made AFTER I'd done all the free motion stitching)--luckily I was able to tweak it and the slit ended up hidden in the seam allowance but that is the absolute worst thing to find when you've poured your time and energy into a project! Congrats on being tagged--I look forward to checking out the other blogs, too--it's fun to find more 'little guys'! :D

  3. Kati,
    I was just scrolling down your blog admiring your World of Goo quilt when I spotted my name at the bottom. I think my jaw is still detached from my face! That definitely took me by surprise! Thanks so much for mentioning me! You're the bomb!

  4. The world of goo is looking so awesome! That stinks that you had to un-piece your block for a slit. I've definitely nicked my table, but haven't done the fabric yet!

  5. That quilt is looking awesome. I really like it!

  6. I love how those blocks are looking! That sucks that there was a slice in that one piece.

  7. Your Goo blocks look great, this quilt will be so fun and eye catching when its finished. As I was scrolling down through your post, I saw my name at the bottom, thanks so much for mentioning my blog! Like Val, I was so surprised to see it, you rock :)

  8. Fun blocks - they have a lot of dimension.

  9. Your quilt top is coming together beautifully! Very striking.

  10. What about just appliquéing a strip over it? With all that wonkiness, it wouldn't even be noticed. N