3rd Quarter Finish A Long 2019!

This week has been a busy one, working on two things – blocks for the QAL and my Island Batik projects for August. I hope to sneak some other sewing in to show in the between times, but I think I will be there along about Saturday or Sunday! Anyway, here are things that I will be up to over the next 3 months.

Rainbow Rectangles: Quilt 13 blocks & bind.
This one was close last quarter but I ran out of thread. I did finish something else instead, but due to some odd twist of fate the thread is still not here and should arrive by Monday! I love the Superior King Tut #901 Nerfiti I am using and should have ordered from Superior thread – big mistake. My order began on 6/27 not expected until July 15. I am ready to SCREEEEEEAAAMMMMM!

Dot To Dot quilt. Quilt and Bind
I began this in an online class and it was on for the second quarter, too and didn’t finish. I have no doubt I will finish it this quarter!

Cotton & Steel Baby Quilt: Piece, quilt & bind
This too was last quarter – will it make it this quarter? I sure hope so. It will be fun once I get into it, but I am thinking the end of August before that will happen.

Island Batik August: Beat the Heat Blog Hop!
My August Island Batik project is with secret fabric. Pieces are cut and 1/4 of the layout is pixelated above….all will be revealed soon.

Island Batik September: Accuquilt Challenge
I have an assortment of strips I would like to use, but I am not sure. It is a baby quilt again, with an accuquilt sponsorship, so a I will have a little more information after the arrival of the July ambassador box (new die/s are in it and fabric). So the picture is just a way to identify the project.

Some of my different weight Aurifil threads

Island Batik July Challenge: Use 3 weights of threads
Well, I have been all over the place with this and another idea has just entered my thought process. Because of traveling at the end of the month, this project is coming after the larger August project is nearly done.

Lets Sew QAL: Small project
I will make a small project out of the blocks from the 4 blocks in this segment. I can’t show you these blocks until they are released, so the logo will have to suffice.

Tea Challenge:
Our bee does a challenge every year. This year it is to pick a tea name and make a quilt inspired by that name. I think I have one…so now to get cracking. Don’t want to reveal the tea name just yet so the above is a holding place.

Hope everyone that is participating has a great quarter! I’ll be back on Tuesday with Block 10 for our Sew Along….until then, hope you get to sew!

Coming Up on the Blog:
Sew Let’s QAL Block 10
Rainbow Rectangles
Dream to Reality

Linking Up With:
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What I Made Monday

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