Work in Progress Wednesday Block 41 started

Start of Block 41I have started the next crazy quilt block in the Lace quilt and thought I would share it with my readers. Hopefully next week I will be able to share completed block.

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Work in Progress Wednesdays (WIP Wednesdays)  is not exactly a challenge as it is more like a support group! The aim is to encourage people to complete  languishing projects or WISPs (Works in Slow Progress) or completing UFOs (unfinished objects) or those in the process of de-stashing.

The idea is, that if you regularly report publicly on a project you are more likely to pick it up and work it a little. Even if it means the project is out and ‘looking at you’ for most stitchers it means they will work it a little. So if you have something you want to share please do!

 

Work in Progress Wednesday Block 40 done

Block 40 Yay! I am dancing about this morning as I am pleased to have this block done!

This quilt seems to be taking forever and day to stitch but every large project is like that. Towards the end there is a mood of wanting to just get it done. I am at the “I must push through and get this done stage”. In order to make it more enjoyable I tried a few new stitches out on the block.

As usual click on the thumbnail and you will see a larger version of the block.

There are 2 stitches on this block that I will include on TAST soon. I have yet to write the tutorials but both I think are interesting stitches and both are quick to work up.

Beaded looped cretan stitch

The first stitch discovery is Beaded looped Cretan. Looped Cretan is a new stitch to me discovered in an old stitch book and I took it a step further and added a bead to the stitch process. I think it looks interesting and it was quick to do.So I will definitely write a tutorial on it and experiment more with it

stitch on Block 40

The second is buttonholed cable chain which I can see becoming a favourite as it is neat. I think it will look great in variegated or hand dyed threads too. I will experiment some more.

Buttonhole up and-down feather stitch on Block 40This detail is up and down feather buttonhole stitch which was a TAST stitch in week 61 if you follow the link there is a tutorial on how to do it.

The last detail I want to share involves a small cross stitch pattern I worked using waste canvas. The waste canvas technique is not something I use often but I think I will.

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Work in Progress Wednesday Block 40 started

Lace Quilt Block 40 startHi All even thought the Encrusted crazy quilt class starts this week I have started block 40 so have progressed a little. This is the block totally unembellished and I thought you would like to see the ‘before’ picture. I hand dyed the doily and added it in the seam as I pieced. the colour scheme is a green/gold which I am looking forward to tackling. I hope next week I will be able to share the completed block but it will be busy teaching online so I will see how I go.

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