Wednesday Wait Loss 49

Welcome to my Wednesday Wait Loss, where we skip the wait and get those long lost works in progress done!

I'm catching up on my Bee Inspired bee blocks, finishing December and January. For December, Emily @ The Darling Dogwood requested a book block. Emily is a librarian, so this block is so perfect for her.

The format was rather free-flowing (13" tall by 13 to 16-1/2" wide), which gave us a lot of options. Emily wanted us to use a theme for our fabric choices, and to add "something you might find on a shelf" to our block. I chose the Wizard of Oz because I had a lot of those fabrics and because they are a great series of books.

I added Dorothy's ruby slippers to the stack of books as my "shelf item." I hope Emily likes her block! I'll be mailing it off today. You can find Emily's tutorial for the block here.

For January, Sharon @ Yellow Cat Quilts chose the Quatrefoil block. She's going to put her blocks together for a Project Linus charity quilt, and chose a pink, yellow, blue, green, turquoise, coral color scheme. You can find the tutorial for the block here.

On Monday I had the pleasure of kicking off a month-long blog hop for Island Batik! Each day in the Four Seasons Blog Hop, a new Island Batik collection is featured. My collection is called Blue Moon and it's wonderful!

There are fabulous giveaways at each Ambassador's blog, and an Island Batik giveaway so don't miss one day of this wonderful hop! You'll find the details of the daily postings and how to enter my giveaway to win a charm pack of Blue Moon here.

Have fun, and don't forget to leave me an email address if you want to enter!

Well, that's what I've been up to. Let's see what you've got going on. First though let's see who made the weekly feature.

Wednesday Wait Loss

This week I want to feature the gorgeous quilting of Afton @ Quilting Mod. Her Arrowhead quilt is so awesome! Click here to read her post and get a closer look at this beauty.

Congratulations Afton! Here's an "I Was Featured" button for your blog.

Wednesday Wait Loss Featured

Time to link up! Here are some quick reminders about the linky party:

  • 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.

Linking to several fun quilty linky parties, including these: Let's Be Social, Moving it Forward, Linky Tuesday, To-Do Tuesday, WIPs Linky, Midweek Makers, Needle and Thread Thursday, Off the Wall Fridays, Friday Foto Fun, Finished or Not Friday, Can I Get a Whoop Whoop?

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