Sunday, December 1, 2019

Oh Scrap! : Strings

As I wrote this post, I realized that today is the first day of December....YIKES!

Maybe I should start working on those holiday gifts :)



But no...my brain is just too tired so I have been playing with strings.  Nice mindless String Blocks.
I started out with these 10.5" yellow blocks.



I moved onto my orange scraps next.  I finished these four blocks and plan on making more.

But next I need to at least make a list of items to make.
We shall see how far I get after that!

Are you making gifts this year?



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8 comments:

  1. I'm feeling the same kind of surprise as you are about today being Dec 1! Have to get my ducks in a row! Your string blocks are so appealing - sometimes that's the perfect kind of sewing to be doing. Have a great Sunday, Cyndy!

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  2. hard to believe it is December already this year has flown just like the last 10!!

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  3. lol you sound like me... gotta make gifts but into a different mindset!

    Leeanna

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  4. I am not ready for December! I think I'll go lock myself in my sewing room and come out January 1st!

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  5. No gift sewing for me this year. Good for you working on a supply of String blocks! Will there be a rainbow of blocks???

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  6. I like your string blocks. It's such a good way to use up strips. After making a couple of new Christmas quilts I need to take stock of what really needs to get done and try to refrain from starting new projects. Cheers.

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  7. I am so much better at making lists of things I want to make than I am at actually MAKING them! No, I don't do any homemade gifts anymore because the last Christmas I tried that, I nearly had a nervous breakdown. Instead my mantra is "Simplify! Simplify!" Keep telling myself that the Who's Down In Whoville were able to have Christmas without any of the decorations or elaborate roast beast feasts that I want to go crazy over, and we can have Christmas without the Martha Stewart Stress-Fest as well!

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