Sunday, December 31, 2017

Oh Scrap! : Happy New Year!

Can you believe it is already the last day of 2017?

Before we get into what I have been working on, I want to thank all of you for stopping in and reading my blog.  I so enjoy the support and encouragement you provide.  All of you mean so much to me and I really do wish you and your families the absolute best in 2018!

You know there will be lots of scrappy goodness in the new year!!

I haven't been working on anything new.  When I had time to sew last week, I worked on these scrappy string blocks.  I am happy to say I finished all 42 of them so they are ready to make into a quilt top.

And speaking of quilt tops....I also finished up this triangle quilt top.  It is all ready for me to piece up a backing so I can get it on my frame.  I don't think I have any yardage that is big enough for the entire back, so I am going to have to get creative.  

With two quilt tops in these colors, I am going to have to stretch the rest of my fabric into two backings.  I want to use it all up so I think they will be far more pieced than my norm.

Happy New Year!!


It is now your turn to share what you have been 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!

    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!

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

    Happy New Year to you Cynthia, thanks for having the link up every week it is fun to see what you and others are working on

    Jayne said...

    I don't can't imagine a Sunday with out a little of you and your blog! Happy New Year to you and I'm looking forward to another year of scrappy goodness!

    LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

    Your scrappy strings and triangles are going to be beautiful quilts! Looking forward to seeing them. Happy New Year, Cyndy, and thanks for the friendship and quilting inspiration all year long!

    Yvonne from Quilting Jetgirl said...

    Happy New Year! I look forward to seeing what you create in 2018. :)

    Janice Holton said...

    Happy New Year, Cindy! Yours is absolutely one of my favorite blogs to follow. You are the perfect illustration of how using scraps in the simplest of designs can make some stunning quilts! I love seeing what you are going to come up with in 2018!

    em's scrapbag said...

    Happy New Year! Wishing you lots of scrappy fun in the New Year!

    Ann said...

    Happy New Year. I like the fabrics in your string block; it will make a great quilt.

    Sandy Panagos said...

    I really like the strings AND the top. Why do quilters tend to shy away from browns? Both those quilts will be lovely. Happy New Year to you!

    Kate said...

    You ended 2017 on a great note. The triangle quilt looks great. Hope you've gotten in lots of good scrappy stitching time in 2018.

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