Wednesday Wait Loss 31

Welcome to Wednesday Wait Loss!

Sorry this is late, but I'm still limping along on a cobbled together system after losing my computer last week. Luckily, it looks like things will be back to normal soon.

I don't have much to show you quilting wise, as I spent the weekend with my daughter at college. She's a Junior now and living off campus in her first apartment. There were a number of issues to address, which should be no surprise to anyone who's experienced a college rental. <wink> I'm happy to say we got a number of issues resolved and it looks like she's off to a good start this year.

I did try to sew what should have been a simple block for my bee-mate Ann, but I think with my computer dying, my new job at the quilt store, and my daughter needing help with her new apartment, I must have been distracted because no amount of careful sewing is going to get this to go together right. So tomorrow I'm recutting some pieces I cut wrong and starting over.

While you're here, don't miss the two new block patterns for the I Wish You a Merry QAL! Fabulous giveaways! Block 4 is my own design, and I hope you like it! Click here to learn more.

Block 3 - Santa's Belt

Block 4 - Christmas Memories

Speaking of giveaways, there are lots of them during the Back to School Blog Hop by Island Batik Ambassadors!

Here's the blog hop schedule. Every day, there is a new Island Batik collection being featured. Each Island Batik Ambassador is having a giveaway, and so is Island Batik! Visit each Ambassador's blog to view wonderful projects featuring the fabric collection of the day, and then enter their giveaway! By the way, it's not too late to visit the blogs featured on Monday, Tuesday, and today!

WEEK 1

Monday, September 4 – Beaujolais
Quilting Affection DesignsFunThreads Designs

Tuesday, September 5 – Country Dozen
Cheryl Lynch QuiltsInspired Layers

Wednesday, September 6 – Bonsai
Little Bunny Quilts

Thursday, September 7 – Sakura
Masterpiece Quilting

Friday, September 8 – Empress Garden
Dessert Bloom QuiltingSlice of Pi Quilts

WEEK 2

Monday, September 11 – Fresh Pick’ins
KISSed Quilts

Tuesday, September 12 – Lotus Blooms
Kathys Kwilts and More

Wednesday, September 13 – Olivera
Moose Stash QuiltingVicki’s Crafts and Quilting

Thursday, September 14 – Rise & Shine
Den Syende HimmelSally’s Quilting Corner

Friday, September 15 – Diner Days
Ark Angel CreationsThe Quilt Rambler

WEEK 3

Monday, September 18 – Seas the Day
KISSed QuiltsWhispers of Yore

Tuesday, September 19 – Vineyard
The Inquiring Quilter (this is me!)Inchworm Fabrics

Wednesday, September 20 – Abalone
PamelaQuiltsYellow Cat Quilts

Thursday, September 21 – Batiks Go Retro
Adventures in Applique and Quilting

Friday, September 22 – Captain’s Anchor
Purrfect Spots DesignsBeaquilter

WEEK 4

Monday, September 25 – Cherry Berry
Freemotion by the RiverMary Mack Made Mine

Tuesday, September 26 – Lobster Bake
Seams to be Sew

Wednesday, September 27 – Solstice
Bejeweled QuiltsheARTs Creations

Thursday, September 28 – Sour Apple
Seams Like a DreamKauffman Designs

Friday, September 29 – Zen
Lizard Creek QuiltingQuilt’n Party

Now that you know what I've been doing, let's see what you're up to! First though, it's time for our weekly feature!

Wednesday Wait Loss

This week I want to feature a newbie to our weekly gathering. Her name is Patti @ The Crafting Saltbox, and boy has she been busy! Take a look at what she's been up to!

Congratulations Patti! Grab an “I Was Featured” button for your blog.

Wednesday Wait Loss Featured

Time to link up your WIPs and recent finishes! If you need help linking up, click here for detailed steps. If you run into difficulties, just email me your link.

By linking up, you'll be entered for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Always in Stitches, the quilt store I now work at. You'll be able to use the gift certificate in-person or online. To enter, link up to three different works in progress or recent finishes for up to three chances to win. We'll continue this next week where you can get three more chances to win, and I'll announce the winner on Wednesday, September 13th.

Here are some quick reminders:

  • This linky is all about encouragement, so please visit a few of the links and leave a comment.
  • If you’re uploading a photo from your phone/computer, leave a comment below that explains your project. And for the rest of us, please reply to a few of these comments leaving words of encouragement for a quick finish.
  • Please link back to my post somewhere in your blog post or use @inquiringquilter and #wedwaitloss to tag me in your Instagram/Flickr post.
  • If you link a photo from Facebook, please mention @InquiringQuilter and my Wednesday Wait Loss.

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