Sunday, August 11, 2019

Oh Scrap! : More Blue Blocks

I still have a few more blue Rainbow Scrap Challenge blocks to share this month.




I made four more garlic knot blocks using blue, black/white, and taupe.  I have to admit that these are my current favorite block on my design walls.



Here are the two colors together that I have completed so far.



Oh, but look what can happen with a few rotations!
This is simply just a happy accident - it wasn't intentional.  But I have learned when designing a block, when you create a "pattern" of fabric/color within a block, it can open up lots of pattern options in the quilt layout.




And while I had the blue bin out, I decided to make a few Geese Migration blocks in preparation for some upcoming classes.  I will be at a Scrap Retreat in Eugene Oregon and teaching at the Stitchin' Post in Sisters Oregon.  Last I checked, there were still a few openings in all of them.

  You can read more information here.


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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!
  • 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! 


21 comments:

  1. Loving those garlic knots and the secondary pattern they form. I may have to add those to my RSC projects for next year ...

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  2. The garlic knots really do have some neat patterns they can create! I've had them on my list for awhile - I may have to make some. Enjoy your Sunday, Cyndy!

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  3. We seem to be thinking alike again, as I was looking at your first photo I thought I wonder what it would look like if you turned the block this way and then walla the next photo you did what I was thinking!!

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  4. Happy accidents are so much fun! When surprises happen like that we can get super energized and excited. I'll take that any day of the week!

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  5. I love that pattern - it is another one I have thought of making

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  6. LOVE the pops of color held within your Garlic Knot blocks!! Will you be building a new quilt with your Gees Migration class samples? I hope so!

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  7. Your Garlic Knot blocks look great. There are all kinds of possibilities with those blocks, love the potential secondary designs.

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  8. I am in love with Garlic Knots too! I especially like yours, where the main blk and white fabrics are different. What a great design element!

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  9. BRILLIANT arrangement of Garlic Knots - who knew??? What a happy accident! Looks greatg!

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  10. The garlic knot blocks (strange name LOL) look great. Simple, but yet striking due to colour placement.

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  11. Oh, those garlic knots -- I think you've given me an idea for RSC 2020!

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  12. I really like the secondary layout that happens when the blocks are rotated. It's giving me ideas. Not that I need more ideas right now.

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  13. I wish the "Spin" class at Stitchin' Post was on a weekend--I would be down there in a hot minute :-)

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  14. Those Garlic Knots are addicting. Love your accidental layout. So much fun!

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  15. Glad I found you again! I've been on hiatus I guess from blogging, but now back. Most everything I do is scrappy--mostly because people give me fabric and such when they clean out their sewing rooms.
    I hope to be able to link up soon!

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  16. Those garlic knot blocks look like a lot of fun to play with! Thanks for sharing with Moving it Forward!

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