Sunday, September 22, 2019

Oh Scrap! : The Last of the Purple

I have really enjoyed playing in my purple scraps this month and seeing everyone's lovely blocks. 
 It is my favorite color!



I made this Lupine block for my Garden Quilt while I had my purple scraps out.  I saw this idea of stacking different sized four patches years ago and I filed it away in my mind palace.  Not sure if my block looks anything like the block I remember, but I am happy with the results.

I am slowly piecing together the bottom third of the top and hope to share the finish in October.  I just keep getting distracted by other projects!




This week I also finished four purple blocks for my Garlic Knots.  This completes making Septembers Rainbow Scrap Challenge blocks.  I look forward to seeing what color October brings.

With all of my RSC blocks done, I will have to find other scrap projects to work on.
There are certainly many to choose from right now!


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It is now your turn to share what you are making with scraps.  Here are the details for linking up: 

  • 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.
  • If you are linking to a blog post, I ask that you link back to my blog somewhere in your post. So if you are writing about scraps, just get into the habit of including a link as there will be a linky party available every week!
  • If you are using Instagram, please use the hashtag #ohscrap.
  • This is a party so remember to socialize and comment on the posts of others.
  • Following my blog is not necessary but it sure would be great if you do! 
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14 comments:

Gretchen Weaver said...

What a neat way to make a flower, love it! Happy Stitching!

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

Your lupine block is just great! I have those in my garden, too, and I love them. I'm guessing your garden quilt needed a tall thin block to fit in between some of the other blocks - this one will be perfect for that.

Jayne said...

I love when you use an idea that has been stored away!! The idea is wonderful and I see Lupine or Holly Hocks! Every time I see your Garlic Knot blocks I like them more!

Marie said...

Just love your Lupin - what a great idea! Isn't it great when you finally get a chance to use it?

JanineMarie said...

I love the gradation in value in your lupine block. That gives it so much dimension.

Alycia Quiltygirl.com said...

Ohhh Purple - so pretty! love your garlic Knots

Kathleen Kingsbury said...

Love the lupine. "Mind palace" . . . that cracked me up!!
kakingsbury at verizon dot net

Bonnie said...

I like your lupine block. Very pretty, Hum, garlic knots would be a great block for me for next year's RSC. I'm way behind... haven't done any purples and really didn't do much last month either. Sigh.

KaHolly said...

I love that lupine Block! I was just out cleaning up a patch of lupines yesterday, spreading the seeds as I worked. There are lots of fun scrappy projects linked up this week!

Susie H said...

Love the lupine block! I think it turned out spectacularly! Sure to make a lovely addition to your garden quilt. Have a great week!

Rebecca Grace said...

Your lupine block and garlic knots look great! Congrats on finishing up the challenge! If you're looking for a new project, I vote for Preeti's Sisterhood blocks. They are SO stinking cute and I love how they feature each scrap of a print fabric as a fabulous dress and hat for the "sister!"

Susan said...

Love that Lupine block!!!

Marsha Cooper said...

Whew! Barely made the link up. I need to make myself a note that yours starts on Saturday!

Mystic Quilter said...

Love that lupine block Cynthia, perfect colour.

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