WIP Wednesday

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WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

My sewing this week has been all Quilts of Valor sampler. I have put a few rows together of my Spaghetti Junction quilt and I ordered a border fabric. The fabric ended up being way too pink instead of red. It turns out that I have the perfect border color in my stash but the dots are too small for this quilt. I also have the perfect dot size but it is navy blue. I need to go online again and find the perfect offspring of those two fabrics.

The sampler is coming along nicely. Here’s what I’ve posted in the last week.

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Here’s today’s block.

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I’ll let you in on a little secret. I’m going out of town for a week. I knew this when I signed up to do February block of the day. I figured that was ok. I’d just make 2 blocks a day at some point to get ahead. “At some point” has come and gone. I am a bit ahead – but not enough. I leave Saturday. If suddenly I’m bragging on how I’m hand sewing these blocks it means that I didn’t get enough done before I left.