Sunday, June 7, 2015

Oh Scrap! : Scrap Vortex QAL

Just when I thought I was getting a handle on all the projects in my sewing room, I have fallen into a scrap vortex!

One of my favorite scrap bloggers is Amanda Jean over at Crazy Mom Quilts and she is hosting an informal quilt along based on her scrap vortex quilt.  Of course I had to join in!

I have been searching for inspiration on how to use my multi-colored scraps and I thought this might be a perfect fit.  (Or...it could be a big train wreck!)

  So just what is my plan?



I have a number of scraps that have bright colors with a black background.  So my plans are to start by sewing one of these fabrics to a bright colored scrap.  I will also be adding some solid black and maybe a few black and white (but I really want to minimize the white on this quilt).  I am working through my color bins and sewing up the smaller bits.  I will probably have to go back through the colors and make more by cutting my scraps.

It is certainly going to be colorful!




In no time at all, I had quite a number of fabric pairs sewn up.  I am going to have to find a much bigger box. though - I need to sew up hundreds of these!


What are you doing with your scraps this week?  Be sure and share!


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  • This linky party is for any scrappy project - It can be in-process or a finished piece.
  • You can link up your blog post (not your homepage please) or Instagram photo from the past week that features your use of scraps.
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Linking Up:

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12 comments:

Rosa said...

No scrap project this week .I joined Amanda QAL too.

gayle said...

I worked with scraps, but I have no pictures. (Still with the card reader issues.) Pictures or it didn't happen, right? 8)

gayle said...

Ooo! I made a picture work! Now linked! Hurray!
(And did I mention I would like to roll in those pretty scraps? That's not weird, right? I didn't think so either.)

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

I'm going to get sucked into that vortex, too! It will be fun! I love your plan!

Mystic Quilter said...

Beautiful starting colours for Vortex - I too have said I would tackle this and have my fabrics scraps more or less ready to go!

Lynnwa said...

I love the scraps you are using. I love the color. I am a color person and enjoy brights too. Will enjoy following how your quilt comes out.

Jayne said...

This is going to be a gorgeous quilt. Lots of tiny pieces, but what a great way to use them up!

Lori said...

Your scraps are bright! Sounds like you have plenty of colors to work through, how big will this quilt be?? ;-)

Nicky said...

Brilliant idea - I may have to join in! Thanks for linking up to #scraptastictuesday

Nicky said...

Brilliant idea - I may have to join in! Thanks for linking up to #scraptastictuesday

Bonnie said...

I love viewing blogs but I am trying so hard to finish some of my UFO's. No new starts for me for a while. But I will go check out the quilt along. Heaven knows I have scraps!

JanineMarie said...

Your brights with the black background are going to look so cool.