Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Blue!

It has seemed like forever since I sewed some Rainbow Scrap Challenge blocks! 
I have really missed them!!


In 2018, I will be continuing to make 8" bowtie blocks in Kaffe Fassett fabrics.  Here are 7 more finished blocks to add to the pile.



Next up will be more of these "ladder" blocks.  I see the blue ones already have an issue as they are sewn up differently.  Fix them?  I think I will just need to keep them as is and make them part of the design - I have a feeling I will be making them differently all year long!

Then I have some blue blocks to make for my multi-colored string quilt and my Burgoyne Blocks are in blue so I can make a few of those!

And Angela announced that there will be a RSC18 sampler that she is co-hosting with Mari from Academic Quilter.  I think the first block design will be released later this week and I can already say I don't think I will be able to resist!

It feels so good to be playing with my scraps again!




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17 comments:

  1. Already off to a great start! Love the bow ties. Glad you are thinking about the sampler, I think it will be lots of fun.

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  2. Funny! I thought you made the blue ladder blocks different on purpose. Day 2 and you have already accomplished more than I will in all of January!!! Sigh...

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  3. I hope to get some more scrap quilting in.
    Your ladder blocks look good. What will you be using them for.

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  4. I love those bowties! I have to figure out what I am going to do this year. :D

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  5. I like your ladders good idea to use up scraps - I might start some of these with scraps

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  6. Look at you go laready!! Love the blocks!

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  7. Good idea to leave the ladders as is for now. Both your sets look great.

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  8. Oo, those ladders are really cool! Depending on layout, the "difference" might be a complete non-issue. For instance, if you rotated every other block so the black rectangles are horizontal. Are you thinking the ladders will stand alone, or have an alternating block?

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  9. Wow, you have lots of blue quilty goodness going on already. What fun!

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  10. Beautiful Bowtie in Kaffe Fasset. Just did mine in Civil War prints and hung it as a shower curtain.

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  11. These are so pretty! I've been playing with blue bowties, too! I'm enjoying just making a few at a time.

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  12. Your bow-tie blocks! I can't resist them! I was going to put those on my list too, and then forgot! Maybe nest year!! In the mean time I will I will spen the whole year admiring yours.

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  13. The bow tie blocks just glow, you have some gorgeous blue scraps there. Looking forward to seeing you RSC sampler blocks. I'm with you, resistance is futile!

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  14. Nice blocks! Embrace the differences!
    Always chuckle at your blog name. I think. So too! Happy 2018

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  15. Great blocks Cynthia and there is never anything better than "playing" with scraps!

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  16. Those Kaffe Bow Ties are wonderful. I can't believe you have so many Kaffe fabrics.

    I hate ripping so I'm with you...I'd leave the Ladder as it falls!

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