Although it doesn’t have the fun alliteration of “Finished it Friday” or “Work in Progress Wednesday”, today I’m showing you unfinished, in-progress views of what I’ve been working on this week, as I’ve been rather productive.
First, I’ve made progress turning a pair of modern shoes into something resembling these:
I used watered-down white acrylic paint to tone down the bright pink a bit. Now, using scrapbook border cutouts, I’ve started slowly stenciling on the black design. I am not doing the best job (the black is a bit blurry/blobby), but I am content with my progress so far. It’s slow going, however, as I only have a couple of the right borders, and have to leave them on until each pass is dry, meaning I can only do a few rows a night.
Then, I’ve been making a ton of progress on my kaleidoscope quilt blocks. I’ve made all the kaleidoscopes for it, though I’ve only snapped a photo of some of the hexagon ones (the other fabric made square ones that will be matted in a circle). I had so much fun cutting them out and arranging them, that I have a bunch of extras to use on the back of the quilt.
Once I finished sewing them together, I started building the rest of the blocks. This one just needs the frame and background fabric added.
I’m finished with the non-kaleidoscope blocks also. Here’s my favorite block in the quilt (also the largest at 20×26″). You can almost see the sliver threads running through the background fabric.
So that’s what I’ve been doing this week. Sadly, I think I need to be less productive in the sewing arena and more in the household chores arena this weekend.
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What are you working on this week?