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November 14, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 93 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Since the last time we met, I blogged about a guild retreat I took earlier in the fall. I love quilting with friends! It’s always so much fun and so re-energizing, seeing all the creativity. I highly recommend quilt retreats if you’ve never gone on one. Click here to read all about it.

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The Fall into a QAL concluded yesterday and to celebrate I finished my quilt along top and ...

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November 7, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 92 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

On Saturday, I recapped my October goals to see how well I did on completing them.

On Monday, I listed my November goals, and not surprisingly perhaps, it’s quite a list! I’m going to need a lot of good Wait Loss Wednesday mojo to get everything I need to get done this month!

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Good news though! Last week I completed something on the November to-do list! I finished writing a ...

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November 1, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 91 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss (even though it’s Thursday <grin>)!

I can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I officially released another new pattern. Meet Peppermint Twist! Click here to visit my store and purchase Peppermint Twist.

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I also completed October’s Island Batik challenge, which was paper piecing. Here’s my quilt—Fall Romance Too. Click here to read all about it!

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Well, that was my week.

Before we find out what you did this week, let’s take a look ...

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October 24, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 90 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss! I’d love to see what you’ve been working on!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I officially released my new pattern, Berry Cross, to my online store!

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To celebrate, I’m having a sale. From now until the end of October, enjoy 25% off all patterns in the Quilt Patterns category in my shop! Patterns in the Table Runner and Mini Quilt categories are $1.00 off.

Enter OCT2018QP at checkout for 25% off quilt patterns. Enter OCT2018TR for $1.00 off table runner patterns. Enter ...

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October 17, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 89 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss! Here you can share photos with us of whatever you’ve been working on—finished or unfinished. In return we’ll give you encouragement to stop waiting and finish your quilt projects!

This week, we’re having a special Wednesday Wait Loss! More on that later.

First let me tell you what I've been up to

First, this is my 25th anniversary week. So I’ve been working ahead, writing posts ahead of time so I could take time off. Feels a little strange to write about things you haven’t seen yet, but ...

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October 10, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 88 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss!

I hope you’ll share photos of your quilt projects with us. Maybe we can encourage you to stop waiting and start finishing them!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

I’m afraid there’s not much to show you this week although I have been working, both at the quilt shop and here at home. I worked on the design for my October Island Batik challenge (paper piecing), then selected my fabrics and printed out my foundations. Here are the fabrics I think I’ll be using.

 For Susan, our July Queen

I also ...

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October 3, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 87 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss, where you can share photos of the quilt projects you’re working on—finished or unfinished and get encouragement to stop waiting for someday.

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I finished my September Island Batik challenge—star quilts. Meet Stargazer Too. You can read all about it here.

 For Susan, our July Queen

I also finished Block 11 of the Fall into a Quilt Along. It’s a barn. You can learn more about the quilt along and where to get the pattern for the block by clicking here.

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I also finished ...

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September 26, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 86 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss, where we share photos of quilty projects we're working on. It's my hope that here at WWL, you'll get the encouragement you need to stop waiting and to finish your quilt projects!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I finished two blocks for the Queens of my online bee, Bee Inspired. I’m not caught up yet, but I’m at least out of the dog house a bit. <grin> You can read all about my progress here.

 For Jen, our June Queen

For Jen, our June Queen

 For Susan, our July Queen

For Susan ...

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September 20, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 85 from The Inquiring Quilter

First, my apologies! I wrote and scheduled this post last Sunday. I worked all day yesterday and didn’t notice it hadn’t gone up. This sure doesn’t bode well for my week!

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss! I hope you’ll share photos with us of whatever you’ve been working on! In return we’ll give you encouragement to stop waiting and finish your quilt projects.

This week, we’re having a special Wednesday Wait Loss! More on that later.

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Happy news! I’ve made some ...

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September 12, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 84 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss! I hope you’ll share photos of your quilty projects with us! In return you'll get the encouragement you need to stop waiting and to finish your quilt projects.

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Happy news! I’ve finally gotten started on my Happy Go Lucky quilt! This weekend I got my fabric cut for the first two weeks worth of blocks!

For Week 1, I’m to make Greek Cross blocks in various sizes—three 6”, one 12”, and one 18”.

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For Week 2, I’m to ...

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September 5, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 83 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss! Please share photos of quilty projects you're working on and you'll get the encouragement you need to stop waiting and to finish your quilt projects!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I was featured on QuilterChic! Did you miss my cute Halloween mini quilt? You can still download the free pattern. Click here to read my post.

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I decided to give this little mini to my daughter, to decorate her college apartment. To help display it, I bought a frame. She came home this weekend and ...

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August 29, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 82 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss, where we share photos of quilty projects we're working on. It's my hope that here at WWL, you'll get the encouragement you need to stop waiting and to finish your quilt projects.

No, your calendar is correct--this week Wednesday Wait Loss is on a Thursday! Oh well. Let's just roll with it.

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I worked on several new designs for Island Batik featuring their upcoming Spring Summer 2019 lines. I'll let you know which ones they select.

I ...

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August 23, 2018
Wednesday (Thursday) Wait Loss 81 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss, where we share photos of quilty projects we're working on. It's my hope that here at WWL, you'll get the encouragement you need to stop waiting and to finish your quilt projects.

No, your calendar is correct--this week Wednesday Wait Loss is on a Thursday! Oh well. Let's just roll with it.

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I showed you a new pattern I've written for Dear Stella. I think it would make the perfect quilt for a little boy! Read all ...

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August 15, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 80 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss. I hope you'll share what you've been working on! We love to ooh and ahh over quilts and to encourage quilters to stop waiting and finish quilts!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I showed you a new pattern I've written for Dear Stella. I think it would make the perfect quilt for a little boy! Read all about it and how to get the pattern here.

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Also, I showed you a sneak of my Island Batik challenge quilt for this month. The Island Batik ...

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August 8, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 79 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss. Please share your quilty works in progress and recent quilt finishes with us!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

Last week I concentrated on getting my PIGS done (Projects in Grocery Sacks, or WIP) for my quilt store challenge. I'm happy to report that the applique is all done on O Tannenbaum! Read all about it here.

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Also, I recapped the July goals and published my goals for August. I didn't do so well on July, so wish me luck on completing more projects in August! You can ...

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August 1, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 78 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss. Please share your quilty works in progress and recent quilt finishes with us!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

I've released a new pattern, this time for Quilting Treasures. Purrfect Paws features the Purr-suasion collection. Just love these sweet kitties!

Oh! And I'm having a new pattern sale that includes Purrfect Paws, Picnic Under the Stars, Berry Picnic, and Bear Mountain. Read all about it here.

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Also, I finished the Island Batik challenge for July! This twin-sized quilt features batiks from the Lavendula collection and I simply love ...

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July 25, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 77 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss. I'd love for you to share your quilty works in progress and recent finishes with us!

First let me tell you what I've been up to

I finally finished the May Queen's block for my online bee, Bee Inspired! Velda wanted a cake block. You can read all about it here.

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I'm continuing work on the Island Batik challenge for July, using batiks from the Lavendula collection and some matching batiks from my Island Batik stash. I'll finish the top today then start quilting it. This one is special because ...

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July 18, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 76 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss. I'd love for you to share your quilty works in progress and recent finishes with us!

Let me tell you what I've been up to.

I got a box of batiks from Island Batik! As an Island Batik Ambassador, we get a shipment of batiks from the newest collections twice a year. Recently, I received my box of batiks that are mostly available in stores now, and I can't wait to share them with you in new quilt designs. I also got a package of "surprise" batiks--a collection that will be released ...

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July 11, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 75 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss. Please share your quilty works in progress and recent finished quilts with us!

Let me tell you what I've been up to.

I got my June Island Batik challenge quilt done, and wrote up a post all about it.

The June challenge was to make a modern quilt. I'm really liking this one! Considering I had to finish it using my small portable sewing machine (my big machine is in the shop--I hope it makes it because I don't know if I can afford to replace it right now.)

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The July challenge ...

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July 4, 2018
Wednesday Wait Loss 74 from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss, where you can share your quilty works in progress and recent finished quilts with us!

Happy Fourth of July! Let me tell you what I've been up to.

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This week I finally got my June Island Batik challenge done! Yippee! It turned out pretty special so I'll save the details for a separate post.

The challenge, by the way, was to make a modern quilt. I can't wait to share it with you!

 

 

 

I also worked on my Bee Inspired block for the May queen. It's basically done except for some ...

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