Thursday, July 28, 2016

WIP Wednesday - Delayed for Birthday Shenanigans!

I had plans to post yesterday, but the day flew by!  I took some time off of work to spend just relaxing and enjoying the anniversary of when I turned 21 (I won't say which anniversary...). I did get in some selfish almost was more selfish cutting and pattern matching, with sewing to come soon.  ;)  And I even cut into my hoarded Tula Pink Octogarden.  I only got one bolt when they reprinted it, so I'm down to under 8 yards now!!  Whatever will I do??

Fussy cutting!  and wrinkly because I haven't ironed yet...

I also finally got my Ikea metal cart put together.  It will become the holder of all the things I usually pile on my cutting mat.  Or at least that's the far it's working, but it's only been 2 days.

My clear ruler holder is surprisingly not tipping off! 
My goal for the rest of the week...finish the Boronia, work on the quilt binding, get my new set of shelves finally built.

WIP: (Stuff sitting out on my work area and taking up space)



Selfish sewing jumped the line - Boronia Bowler bag has the fabric and vinyl cut, just needs the interfacing and all the sewing!

Wisteria Wallets - first one is done, but I kind of screwed up on it a little...and I forgot to include the body interfacing.  It will become my example for size one I guess! Need to work on the 2 more that are ready to go!

March BOM - Pirate BunnyBeard just needs his strap! - Forgot to attach his strap and missed the deadline, but he will be going up on etsy once I finish him!

Random stash challenge - one kiss clutch 98% done! - Still needs the metal accent forced onto the flap.  Abby's Alley is next, but I need to remember where I 'put away' the fabric while I was cleaning...

Embroidered pillow covers - need to cut a back piece after I figure out if I'm doing a zipper or envelope closure...I'm thinking of using my invisible zippers and doing another one from the same set of far the fish is in the lead for what will be stitched next.  Still procrastinating because I don't want to have to lint roll the entire sewing area after I cut my next piece.  Not even exaggerating.

Sedimental Quilt- all quilted, just needs squared up and binding - Started hand sewing the binding down!  It's going to take me a while since my hand sewing isn't what you'd call 'fast'

May Bag of the Month- Swoon Brooklyn - I think I'm going with a Doctor Who random toss fabric that glows in the dark and blue glitter vinyl.

Brandt's Boulevard in sugar skulls, another one in "Girly" fabric for a later date

Crayon rolls - keep sewing my cut ones, I have so much awesome fabric for these! - new quilting foot is going to make this slightly faster, so hopefully I can start cranking out a ton and be prepared for Christmas!


Started a Giraffe photographer, because I'm procrastinating on putting together the turtle.

Sea turtle lovey - Shell needs attached to body and then put together with the blanket!

Mermaid lovey - Sea blanket is done, head is done (no hair), started on tail. Giant head is kind of freaking me out, so I need to finish her!  - June goal is to finish her up!


Keep cutting out my backlog of bows and keychain.  I didn't cut out everything in my stash, so I need to keep working on them!
Stitch out more couch pillows (and finish them) - I'd like to get the pillow forms out of my craft area and onto the couches!
More patches!

NIL (Next in Line-Things I plan on and want to do, but haven't gotten around to yet...)

Lotus Purse
Finish the Owl Epiphany purse
Crayon Rolls - These never end
Rosie Tsum Tsum purse
Tulip pouches (from this free pattern!!)
January Bag of the Month (Backgammon Bag) - Either in some Effervescence fabric or maybe the Zelda stained glass fabric
Quilted pillow covers - Sasquatch fabric is ready to go, just need some spare time!

UFO (Unfinished Objects that are already started but I have no set time to work on and don't want to forget about them forever!)

Cowls - just need buttons and ends woven in.  Giving up on the one a month plan until it gets closer to craft season.
Bella II in Tula Pink Foxfield - outside is done, inside is cut and waiting for me to finish, already have someone that wants it!
Doctor Who Pick a Pocket - all the pieces are cut, just needs finished!
Goldfish Lovey - fish is made, bowl is mostly made, needs put together
Dragon Lovey - I have pieces and the blanket done
Serendipity Hip in MLP fabric with vinyl bottom

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