Friday, June 23, 2017

Can I Get a Whoop Whoop? Lots Going On...

Hi, all!

Here it is, Friday again - - - how did that happen?  But however it happened, it means one thing - it's time to get our whoop whoop on!  Are you ready?  Let's get started!

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It's been a strange week for me - I've been hopping from project to project, working several things at one time, some on a deadline, some not.  I've worked a little on the Long Time Gone quilt, which I want to have finished and quilted in time to enter it in our local quilt show in mid-September...


These pineapple blocks are a real trip to make - paper pieced, which I am absolutely. no. good. at - but I managed to make five so far, and they're getting better.  


I made this t-shirt quilt top, then had to sit on my hands and wait for the backing material to arrive.  It finally arrived on Tuesday, and on Thursday I made the back.  There's a strip in the middle made up of the smaller imprints from the front of the shirts...


...and here it is, sewn into the backing fabric.


I also worked hard on the quilt for the 12 Days of Christmas in July blog hop!  Here's part of it - and there will be a tutorial for it starting July 14th.  We've got lots of great stops on the blog hop this year - mark your calendars!


And at church Wednesday night we played around with some donated blocks and came up with this fun arrangement.  I'm working on pulling this together into a quilt top!


So that's my week in a nutshell - lots of work, but not so many finishes.  Still, though, it's progress, so can I get a whoop whoop?

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And now it's your turn!

What's got you whooping it up this week?


What's making you do a little happy dance?

Share!  We want to dance right along with you - 
And it's always more fun to dance with friends!

The party will stay open until Sunday midnight.

Hope to see you there!

Hugs!

Sarah



14 comments:

  1. as usual you have been very active with your stitching. The quilt you played around with at Church looks so good a lovely arrangement, saw the pineapple blocks the other day one of the hardest blocks to make.

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  2. You are always so productive! I love those donated blocks, very pretty and love how you are setting them.

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  3. Wow - you have accomplished a lot this past week - whoop, whoop :)!!

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  4. I'm impressed with the pineapples blocks, I've never had the courage to try them. I'm so excited for the Christmas hop, I'm just on a break after working on my XXXXXX all morning, it's coming on great and I'm so happy with it that I'm now doing one, or maybe two, variations. Can't wait!

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  5. Those pineapple blocks look fantastic. You've been busy and everything you do looks so good. Whoop, Whoop! --Andrea

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  6. Love the layout of the blocks donated to the church group! I've got a t shirt quilt waiting in the wings ... I thought they were going to be from current or slightly recent t shirts. Ha! They are kid's shirts from T ball to basket ball up to high school. It's going to be a real challenge to come up with something that works with lots of different sized shirts! Sigh. Yours looks great especially that back row.

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  7. You got a lot done! Love the idea of the stripe down the back of the t-shirt quilt. LOL - those are funny flamingos.

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  8. Your posts are always a feast for the eyes. Those pineapples are delightful. And I love what you did with the strip on the back of the T-shirt quilt.

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  9. Wow, you have a lot going on. Love how you added the small things from the t-shirts on the back. Looking forward to Christmas in July. I like how you laid out those blocks for the mystery quilt. Looking forward to seeing it finished.

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  10. I love your post, my friend. You always inspire me!

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  11. I am no good at paper piecing either. But they do say that practice makes perfect. What if I don't want to practice? lol. Love your pineapple blocks. Also love the donated blocks. They are very interesting. First time I see fans made this way. Love them and the arrangement you chose is perfect. Great work. ;^)

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  12. Your pineapple blocks are amazing! Love those colors! Like that Tshirt quilt - those yellow cornerstones are so pretty! Thank you for hosting and for sharing!

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  13. That's a neat arrangement on the last quilt pictured.

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