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To Do Tuesday – #4

To Do Tuesday is a linky party hosted by fellow blogger and quilting friends Roseanne & Sue at Home Sewn By Us. It’s a great way to document projects you are working on, stay focused and be inspired by what others are making!

To-Do for the week of April 14th through April 20th:

  1. Candy Corn Table Runner – √ done
  2. Quilt Hexi Bloom Wall Hanging – √ done
  3. Start piecing Baby Boy – Patchwork Elephant Quilt  – √ done
  4. Finish Piecing Winged Migration Quilt – √ done
  5. Fabric pull for RWB table runner– √ done

To-Do #1

After creating a pseudo kaleidoscope quilt block I thought I would try making a real one using Halloween themed fabrics in white, yellow and orange to give it a candy corn look.

It such a great feeling when your points line up! The orange fabric has spiders and the black background fabric has cat faces! The orange and yellow wedges form windmills that really pop against the black fabric.

To-Do #2

I finally finished my Hexie Blossom wall hanging! YAY 🙂

To-Do #3

I was able to get the elephant baby quilted pieced. I still need to do the blanket stitching and other details. Haven’t decided if I will add baby’s name or some other embroidery design.

elephant baby quilt wip
elephant baby quilt wip

To-Do #4

Winged Migration is quilt I started last year. Finally got the quilt top pieced and ordered the backing for it.

hst quilt wip
winged migration wip

To-Do #4

I’ve been a bit obsessed with paper piecing lately. I really enjoy it and it’s something I can do while watching/listening to TV.

wonky log cabin patriotic quilted placemats
wonky log cabin placemats wip

I used half rectangle triangles to create the spinning star.

half rectangle triangle spinning stars
HRT spinning stars wip

To-Do for the week of April 21st through April 27th:

  1. Blanket stitch orange peels
  2. Finish Elephant Quilt
  3. Piece flag tumbler table runner
  4. RWB paper pieced pillow
  5. Layout Wonky Fireworks wall hanging

Be sure to stop by to see the lovely creations of those who joined this weeks To Do list linky party with Roseanne at Home Sewn By Us.

Happy Sewing and stay safe!

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20 thoughts on “To Do Tuesday – #4

  1. Everything is so beautiful! I especially love the elephant baby quilt! I cant wait to see your upcoming projects! I am especially interested in the wonky firework wall hanging!

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  2. Oh, there’s nothing better than a list of things all completed! Yay for you. You have some good tasks ahead of you this week! That elephant quilt is adorable!

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  3. Wow! What a great showcase of what you’re working on. They’re all so bright and cheery!

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  4. Vicki in MN on said:

    You did really good this week meeting your goals. I am loving the wonky log cabin placemats!

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  5. Love the Candy Corn Kaleidoscope!

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  6. You’re doing great with your TO DO list!!!
    I really like the Candy Corn! Very effective!

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  7. Hi Karla! You have really had it going lately. I love the candy corn table topper. It makes me wish the candy was available right now – yummy. Your Hexie Blossom hanging is so colorful and happy looking. Are you enjoying it at your home or is it for someone? My favorite, though, is the Winged Migration . . . I love every single thing about this piece. Fabulous. Thanks for linking up this week and good luck on the week ahead. ~smile~ Roseanne

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  8. I love To-Do #1!!!! So cute. Reminds me of a mini I did a few years ago.

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  9. Those points on that candy corn Kaleidoscope block are absolutely perfect! Love the bright colors in your migration quilt and the paper pieced HRT spinning stars are wonderful. Take care, Mary.

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  10. So many wonderful pieces! I love the elephant one! I used to be sort of addicted to candy corns (would even hoard them to have some post Halloween) so when I saw that first WIP my teeth started hurting – ha!


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