Sunday, September 18, 2016

Oh Scrap! : RSC Flimsies

Last Sunday, I made the decision to start finishing up my RSC (Rainbow Scrap Challenge) quilt tops for 2016.  And now this Sunday, I am ready to share the completed quilt tops!

Here is the first one.  Each block measures 14" so the quilt finishes at 42 x 56".  I was not real happy with the blocks I chose for the year.  My desire was to come up with a block that used up the many 2.5" squares I always have cut.   I have since seen so many better designs...but I still stuck with them!

Here is quilt top #2.  I like to donate my RSC quilts each year to a local kid's organization.  The timing is usually perfect for the 100 Quilts for Kid's drive that happens each fall.  This year will be no exception.  I have already pulled backings from my stash and hope to get these quilted up soon!

 Here they are together.  Now I can start thinking about what next year's block will look like!

Quilting is more fun than Housework

Before we get to this week's link up, I want to remind everyone that the Quilty Orphan Adoption is still going on.  There is still a bit more time to link up if you have projects you would like to clean out of your sewing space or even check out what others are putting up for adoption.  Maybe there is a project you would like to adopt!

And if you don't want to mess with linking up some orphans you would like to get rid of, you can always contact  Kat & Cat Quilts for her Covered in Love Quilts or I was told that the MITO Quilts of Hope are having a sew day really soon and would love to turn your unfinished blocks into something special.


Now, let's see what you scrappy goodness you have been working on!

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!
Quilting is more fun than Housework

So if you love scrappy projects, feel free to grab my button for your sidebar or posts and get ready to share all your wonderful projects from scraps.  And if you have a great idea for using scraps and would like to be featured, feel free to contact me!

Linking Up:

Love Laugh Quilt (Monday Making)
Patchwork Times (Design Wall Monday)
Cooking Up Quilts (Main Crush Mondays)
Em's ScrapBag (Moving it Forward) 
Freemotion by the River (Linky Tuesday)
Young Texan Mama (Sew Cute Tuesday)

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The Joyful Quilter said...

Those two quilt tops are WONDERFUL!! Would make a great bed quilt, too. I'm just sorry that you didn't end up happy with your choice for RSC blocks this year, as I'm enjoying mine so much that I extended them for a second!

Cathy said...

Oh, two lucky kids get a couple of lovely rainbows! Nice!!!

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

I think those quilts and the colors of them will be perfect for kids

Julie in GA said...

I think your two rainbow tops look great! They are so bright and cheery, they are sure to be loved by whoever receives them.

Gretchen Weaver said...

I agree, those blocks are perfect for a child's quilt. They will be loved. Blessings, Gretchen

Run 'n Stitch said...

I really like your color quilts Cynthia. They will bring happiness to a small person.

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

I think those turned out great! It's nice that the blocks are big enough to make two quilts. Just curious - did you sew the blocks as four patches, or in rows?

Kat said...

Thank you for the share!! Your tops look great!

Heidi said...

Two great tops Cynthia, somehow I have lost the 100 Quilts for Kids following, I will have to Google to see where it traveled off to. I just linked my Orphan Adoption, thank you so much for hosting!

Nicky said...

They both look lovely to me! I think you made a good choice. Thanks for joining up to #scraptastictuesday

Nell's Quilts said...

You accomplished your goal in using up 2 1/5 inch squares and the results are lovely. So many wonderful blocks to consider each year. I'm sure yoú'll find one that's just perfect.

Ariane said...

These are beautiful quilt tops. I love them!

Summer said...

I like them both ♥

Kate said...

Very fun blocks. Both quilts are colorful and fun, perfect for a couple of very lucky kiddos. Congrats on getting them into finished flimsies.

PaulaB quilts said...

Great use of those blocks to make the two quilts, a good finish.

Jasmine said...

I really like the bright colors of these scrap blocks. Fourteen inch blocks look like they make great baby/toddler quilts.

Helen in the UK said...

Congrats on getting those tops together, they will make two wonderful quilty hugs :)

em's scrapbag said...

Great quilts for a great cause.

Chantal said...

Congrats on the flimsy finishes. They may not be your favourite blocks but they make beautiful quilts nevertheless. I am sure children will be happy to receive these. Very well done. ;^)

Bonnie said...

These look great and I think it was brilliant to pick something that would use your collection of squares. I think these are really cute. Some year I'm going to really participate in the RSC. Or figure out how to do something with the 6 blocks I made a few years ago before I ran out of my background fabric. Bummer.

Miaismine said...

Your quilt tops are fun,cheerful and bright - will surely warm anyone's heart! I must learn to play more with color! ;)

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