I am a bit behind posting my plans for this month's Scrap-A-Palooza quilt!
This month I am doing a little housekeeping and dealing with a bag of scraps I gladly "inherited" from a friend. She had read at one time to store her scraps in various pre-cut pieces. So she started spending time cutting and sorting only to discover her scraps were never the correct size for the project she was working on. When she cleaned up her sewing room this summer, she offered me her bag of scraps. Uh....yea! I will certainly take all those wonderful bits of color all cut to size!
There are two sizes in this pile...3 1/2" square and rectangles cut to 2 x 3 1/2". There are batiks, prints and solids. The colors are predominately oranges and blues with some brown and green. I wanted to come up with a design that would work for all of these fabrics! Trust me - it's gonna work out!
My vision for this month's quilt is to sew these pre-cut scraps together in long strips and set them into a unifying background fabric.
And truthfully, that is about as far as I have gotten on the plan. Yep - this month I am winging it!
I have started to sew the scraps together as a leader/ender project while I sew other projects. As soon as I have a clear idea as to the direction I am headed, I will share my progress. At this point, I am just trying to get an idea of how the fabrics are playing together.
So how about you, do you have some scraps that you have pre-cut to size and are ready to deal with them this month? If you do, I hope you get them out and sew them up into a fun scrappy quilt!If you are interested in more ways to follow me, you can find me on Facebook, Pinterest, Bloglovin', Feedly, Instagram, Google +, or get my blog sent right to your email inbox by entering your email address on the right sidebar!
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