WIPs Be Gone #5 in Week 41 Plus Giveaway

I finished machine appliqueing another block of my Fons & Porter Jubilee Quilt.  This is my Lady Vase with Attitude. It is WIP #5.  One more block to do, and I can start assembling.  I used invisible thread to machine sew it.  I'm making a smaller version - a wall hanging - than the original. Don't know when I'll get to the next block as I have four such busy days coming up.

And because of all this busyness - here's a giveaway for you.  There are two ways to win.  One is to link up with the linky party for this week.  Show me your wip progress or anything you'd like to share, new or old.  I'll be checking once in a while to enjoy your link ups. That will probably be all I'll have time to do.  Linky ends Monday, midnight.  You can link up three times and they'll all count.  Or you can leave a comment for one entry.  I'll draw a winner to announce at the next WIPs Be Gone post. Here's the book I'm giving away:
Brand new -it's a duplicate I found in a box.  I guess I really like it as I bought it twice. It has some really wonderful quilts in it. Good luck!

I'm linking to Amanda's Finish it up Friday and Sarah's Can I get a whoop whoop? More eye candy there.


Some of This, Some of That Week 41

No slow stitching this week - way too busy.  Did use 1/2 yard of brown and pink scraps for the RSC 2015 challenge. My new YTD total is 88.20 yards  de-stashed.

Coming off my design wall is a top I put together.  I didn't make the blocks. I just assembled the top.  
I couldn't believe how many times I had to take the rows apart.  I put three flags upside down, so off those rows came. Then that put too much white near the eagle and I had to take two more row apart to move a couple of blocks.  But now it is finished.  It will go to another guild member to quilt it and then back to me for binding.  This is a VA lap quilt that we give to the local Vet hospital. They must measure between 36x45 and 36 and 48".  These are 12" blocks.  The Friendship Quilters put the blocks together.  Didn't they do a great job?

That's it for me.  Too much life stuff for much else quilty.  Maybe tomorrow I'll have a bit more to post.  I'm linking to Judy's Patchwork Times and Lyn's BOMs Away as this block assembly is now done.


RSC 2015 Challenge Brown

Just playing with my scraps - don't know where this is going, but I'm using the brown in my scrap pile and decided on pink to go with it as shown on Angela's photo.  I'm linking to SoScrappy RSC 2015 challenge. Are you playing with brown?


Some of This, Some of That Week 40

Can you believe it? Twelve weeks to 2016?

Here's what I've been busy with:
came off design wall, is now a top, and making room for the one below

Two baby quilts - one for Neonatal Unit and one for St. Anne's .  The second one will have another row - maybe scraps from the three fabrics. It's flannel and I'll be putting it together QAYG.  Won't use batting as for CA, two flannels should make a cozy quilt.  Top one will have batting.  These are a block I've blown up to be 30" and 36" respectively.  All the above made from St. Anne's fabric. Therefore I can't count toward destashing.  But I did use three yards for the back of the raffle quilt from my stash. My new  YTD total id 87.70 yards  de-stashed.  I have 12 weeks to use a little over 12 yards to meet my 100 yards out goal.

I am working on leaves for my baskets but don't have photos of those.

DS has sold his house and needs to move in the next two weeks so I'll be very busy with that and probably not much on the blog.  Prayers would be appreciated.  Bye for now!