Sunday, February 12, 2017

Oh Scrap! : 9 Patches

Is there such thing as a bad nine patch quilt?

Now that I am sewing up the second color for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge quilts, I have been giving some thought as to how I want to use thsee nine patch blocks I am making.  Should I colorwash them?....maybe frame them?...insert them into a star or churn dash block?
  The options are endless.

I still haven't settled on a final plan but it sure is fun to think about it.  Until then, I will just continue to sew up my blocks each month and wait for inspiration to strike!

And what about you? 


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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Kate said...

I like all your options for those 9 patches. Happy stitching this week.

Cathy said...

No, there's no such thing as a bad 9P quilt. It's always nice to have some on hand.

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

I love nine patch blocks! There are so many different ways to use them! The ones I'm fascinated with lately are the "tiny nines." I might have to try some. :)

Libby in TN said...

I agree, you can't go wrong with a 9P! I like to set them on point and put them in strips between border prints or bold prints too pretty to cut up into small pieces.

The Joyful Quilter said...

LOVE those scrappy 9-Patch blocks!! SEW many possibilities, so little time. Have fun with them!

tisha @ quiltytherapy said...

I LOVE a nine patch. Simple but you can really vary it up.

Nann said...

The short answer to your rhetorical question: NO!
What's great is to see how many interesting settings there are.

Preeti said...

Of course there are ugly 9-patch blocks. But I could not find a single ugly one here :-) Thank you for visiting my blog.

Nancy said...

I've been reading your posts about the quilts with your orphan blocks. They are amazing. Thanks for hosting Oh Scrap!

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