Flea Market Fancy // Works in Progress

After making tons of  Flea Market Fancy 9 patch blocks last year, I hit a standstill. I didn’t like the way I had arranged them, so I let them sit. For some reason, late last night, I pulled them out, started arranging, and finally liked what I saw. That’s always a nice feeling! I decided on this block design last year because I had just a bit of each Flea Market Fancy print (a whole lot of swapping and a whole lot of luck!); many of them were 2 1/2” strips. Can’t wait to make more progress on this quilt.

Flea Market Fancy in Progress

On another note, if you follow me on twitter, you might have heard that for the first time in a decade, my husband and I are “racing” head to head in a triathlon in May. The swim is pretty short, I have almost no chance of beating him, but that won’t stop me from talking a bit of trash.   (History: In 2002 he beat me by 11 seconds. I’m pretty sure if we were racing head to head I would have beat him. Ha!)  It also is the push I need to up my game. So, today I took 2 two year olds on an hour long bike ride… and now I’m exhausted. Nap time, everyone! Happy Wednesday. Enjoy seeing all of the other fabulous WIP projects today.

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

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12 Comments

  1. Posted March 14, 2012 at 4:44 pm | Permalink

    That layout looks great! And have fun with the training. I know that competing against my husband would definitely make me try harder!

  2. Posted March 14, 2012 at 5:43 pm | Permalink

    It looks great! Glad you went back to it! You’re very brave racing your husband but it sounds like a tight race! I wouldn’t stand a chance against mine!

  3. Posted March 14, 2012 at 6:46 pm | Permalink

    I love the look of your FMF quilt! Good luck with the training! How far is the bike component of the triathlon?

  4. Posted March 14, 2012 at 7:11 pm | Permalink

    Vá lá..Bater no marido é tudo de bom.Vença,VENÇA,se precisar de pernas extras eu tenho um par sobresalente aqui,é só pedir….kkakakak.Beijos e BOA SORTE!

  5. Posted March 14, 2012 at 9:03 pm | Permalink

    Oh it really looks lovely! Glad you went back to it.

  6. Posted March 14, 2012 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

    Mind if I ask what race you’re doing?

  7. Posted March 14, 2012 at 10:11 pm | Permalink

    Glad you got the top worked out, and good luck with the race!

  8. Posted March 14, 2012 at 10:20 pm | Permalink

    I love the design of the quilt top – so effective!

  9. Diane
    Posted March 14, 2012 at 9:31 pm | Permalink

    The quilt is going to be lovely! Good luck with the race!

  10. Posted March 15, 2012 at 3:15 am | Permalink

    I guess this means we are on!

  11. Posted March 15, 2012 at 9:01 am | Permalink

    Hi! I love your design! Simple and really beautiful!

  12. Posted March 15, 2012 at 2:52 pm | Permalink

    This is going to be perfect. I’m loving seeing the rebirth of this line. Nice. Good for you and your hub on the triathalon. My niece and nephews have done several.

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