I haven’t done a Wednesday WIP report in….weeks….and yes, today isn’t even Wednesday, but consider this a make-up post.
A few days ago, I decided I needed to do some mindless sewing. I pulled out this box of 2 inch squares and started in. After sewing and sewing and sewing — I got tired of making pairs and then 4 patches and decided to see where I was at. I was pretty sure I had at least 400 4 patches done.
The reality: 72 4 patches.
Oookay. Moving on………
I decided to pull out my box of 2 inch light strips, and started cutting and sewing some more.
A miracle occurred and I wound up with the following blocks and layout:
The other 37 blocks are still in various stages of completion. My box of 2 inch light strips is looking quite empty of usable lights (although it was slim-pickings to begin with). I’ll be cutting into some yardage in order to have enough for the sashing.
I didn’t think I’d made much of a dent in that shoe box of 2 inch squares, but I went and took a picture this morning. I still need to pull out some more for the sashing and to finish some of the blocks.
Of course, there’s enough in there for how many more 4 patches or 9 patches?
I think the quilt looks like Confetti, thus the name. I suspect it’ll end up as a Quilt of Valor eventually. It has provided some much needed fabric therapy for me, and maybe it can provide some comfort for someone else, too.
I have absolutely no more time for piecing this weekend — I’m off to Wisconsin to teach! I’m really excited and can’t wait to meet everyone. In fact, I really need to stay away from the computer, as I have a bunch of things to do in order to finish getting ready to go to Wisconsin….
Have a great weekend!