Sunday, July 28, 2019

Oh Scrap! : Some Scrappy Progress

It has been a bit too hot to be outdoors this last week, so I have been spending some time in my sewing room.



I have been sewing quite a bit on my Improv Garden quilt.  I have been making some purple flowers lately.  I am still struggling a bit with all the shades of green but I am becoming a bit more adventurous with mixing them in a single block.




I also started another rainbow scrap challenge quilt (these garlic knot blocks will now make four quilts in the works).  I have decided each block will have two shades of black/white fabric and the block backgrounds will be low volume prints that lean more taupe or yellow.



It didn't take me long to sew up the four pink blocks I need for this month's RSC color.  I am glad a new month will be here soon or I am likely to start more quilts!


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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!
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  • 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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13 comments:

  1. I love the color gradation you're doing in the flower blocks - so pretty! The garlic knots are going to be a good RSC block, too. Those are tempting me! :)

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  2. last week the weather was so nice and dry for a change that I was not in the sewing room - this week back to humidity and I will be back in the sewing room. Love your blocks - garlic knots is one I keep telling myself to add to the list.

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  3. I love how you're coloring your garlic knots!!!

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  4. I'm glad you are becoming adventurous with your greens in the flowers! Depending on the time of day, sunny or not, the greenery shades change color. So...adventure on!

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  5. I've seen several color combinations of garlic knots on the internet but I think I like your black and white with a pop of color best.

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  6. I like your purple flower. I never can remember if I should have the lighter fabric in the middle or the darker. I should probably just try both and then decide.

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  7. I love the flower blocks. Mix away with your greens. They will look just like foliage does in nature. (Can you tell green is my favorite color?)

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  8. I love that block. Do you have a pattern for it? I love paper piecing.
    I'm only been quilting for a short time.
    thank Yu,

    Audrey Head

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  9. Cute blocks! I love the name of the Garlic Knot block. That is going to be a great quilt.

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  10. Do you have the pattern I just love the block. I’m fairly new to quilting. I like paper piecing best.

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  11. ^^^Audrey, I have no way to get a hold of you.

    There is no pattern for this block. It is not paper pieced but is made using improv quilting techniques.

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  12. You’re too funny! Your RSC blocks are all great,even your new ones. What a flower garden you are growing! When they are all sewn together, it will be beautiful! I just finished another scrappy quilt, but the one I’m working on now isn’t scrappy. Itnsure is fun, though!

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  13. Love the purple and green combination!

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