Wednesday, January 29, 2014

WIP Wednesday - 1/29/14

I've slowly been whittling away at what's left of a Terrain layer cake. Among other small projects, I've used the fabrics for a dresden plate quilt and my recently finished Sprocket Pillow. That leaves me with quite a few funky-shaped scraps and I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do some improv piecing.

improv block

I know I've still kept my lines nice and straight, but there was no plan to the design. Just randomly added scraps as I went. I'm not quite sure what I'll do with it... maybe another pillow to match the Sprocket?

Kaffe QST 1

I've also been making little quarter square triangles with some Kaffe Fassett fabric. I'm not usually drawn to these fabrics, but I love the quilt on the cover of Material Obsession 2, so I thought I'd try out using these fabs in little patches. My favorite fabric pairing is there on top.

Kaffe QST 2

I started out with 3" squares, so when I trim them down they'll be 1.5". Tiny!


  1. Don't you just love improv piecing? So freeing! Love those Kaffe Fassett QSTs... though they look very small! :)

  2. The 1 1/2" Kaffe beauties are fabulous!!

  3. I love an itty bitty project every once in a while. :)

  4. Love that improv block. The colors are really beautiful in the Terrain collection.

  5. i see you are trying to bring summer into your frozen tundra :) i love your sunny improv piece and those teeny quarter triangles. i haven't made those before but want to give them a go.

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