Sunday, August 5, 2018

Oh Scrap! : Orange

A new month means a new color for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge.  
August is orange...definitely a favorite color of mine!



First up is my zigzag blocks.  These 12" blocks will eventually make a donation quilt.  I know I am going to need two blocks in some colors but I will determine what those will be later.  Right now I am just making one block a month.



I also pulled a bunch of strings and finished up three of my half log cabins.  Some leftover nine patches were the inspiration on this design.  I really like how they are turning out.

I still need to make a couple blocks for my Squared Away Sampler and my fruit/veggie quilt in orange.  I look forward to seeing all the orange scrappiness this month!


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  • You can link up your blog post (not your homepage please) or Instagram photo from the past week that features your use of scraps.
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13 comments:

  1. I love the black and white blocks in this it really adds something! I don't know if I would have thought of that but I really like it

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  2. I love your black and white project! Thanks for all your scrappy inspiration!!

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  3. Beautiful orange blocks! Love the black and white little four patches, they always look amazing on your blocks!😍

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  4. I'm a fan of your quarter log cabins with the 4 patch, too, but I always forget how much I like them until you show a new color each month. I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with them!

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  5. Love the colors and you LC blocks are going to make a lovely quilt!

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  6. Building around those 9 patches gives the block an interesting start.

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  7. What a great idea to use a black and white 9 patch block for the start of your porange blocks. Very effective: the blocks remind me of handkerchief skirts.

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  8. Cynthia you really do have an eye for pairing up your fabrics.

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  9. Love the black and white nine-patches centering your housetop blocks.

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  10. Orange is a favorite color of mine too! Love both sets of blocks you've got going this week!!! You can't beat orange & gray in my book.

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  11. Great blocks, especially the log cabin ones. Thanks for sharing with Moving it Forward.

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  12. It’s fun to see the variety in your orange scraps. I’m wondering if you will do carrots, oranges, or something different.

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  13. Love the orange, especially your last three blocks!

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