Friday, March 29, 2019

That was Quick!

Just last Sunday, I shared with you my Staggered 16-Patch Scrappy quilt top.



Now today, I am ready to share my finish!



I ended up having some time on my longarm schedule so I snuck it in and quilted up some quick vertical straight lines.

You can see that this quilt used up a number of gray scraps in the 16-patch squares.  Then I pulled three different fabrics from my stash for the alternate blocks.  Rather than make the alternate blocks square, I opted for a narrower rectangle.


I really like the results!



I used one of the fabrics I recently picked up from Connecting Threads on the back.  And I had just enough of a gray fabric with purple dots for the binding.



I wish I could say this quilt put a dent in my gray scraps - but I still seem to have a basket full.
But I will have to give my attention to other colors right now that are exceeding their storage areas!

Wishing all of you a wonderful weekend.

Happy Friday!





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10 comments:

  1. Good Morning Cynthia! What a great use of your scraps. I just LOVE this layout . . . I adore those purple blocks that really pull out the depth of the grays. Gorgeous. ~smile~ Roseanne

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  2. Love the purples and greys in this.

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  3. What an awesome way to set your 16 patch blocks! very inspiring!

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  4. Great finish! I like the rectangles with the 16 patches. The stagger effect is fabulous!

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  5. You did have a fast finish on this one! I love how it turned out! That binding fabric is definitely perfect for it.

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  6. It's perfect! The gray and purple just play off each other.

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  7. That is one great scrap quilt and how awesome you were able to sneak it into the quilting que this week!

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  8. And a wonderful finish it is! Congrats. Gray and purple is a great color combo and that binding is superb!

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  9. That quilt turned out SEW cute! And that binding? PERFECT!! I'm always amazed at what you are able to pull out of your scrap bin.

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  10. Oh nice quilt! I've been away from reading blog posts for the past two weeks and trying to do a quick round up now!

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