Sunday, February 14, 2021

Oh Scrap! : More Scrap Blocks

 Happy Valentine's Day to everyone!

I have been slowly working through more of my scrap blocks for the month of February.  I realized when I was writing this post that I forgot to write about my finish this week.  I guess you will have to wait a bit to see it next Friday.



I had previously made the yellow blocks for my Half Rectangular Triangles (HRTs).  So no progress on this project for February.




I also previously made my postage stamp blocks in yellow.  But when I had my blue and brown scrap bins out, I came across some solid scraps that were large enough to make some of the blocks I need.  Soon enough one brown and four blue blocks were completed and ready to be added to the stack.




Here are all the blocks I have finished to date.  I think I want to make a 6 x 7 block layout so I need to track down more shades of solids.  I definitely need some green and orange.  My plan for this quilt is to donate it for the Hands2Help quilt drive so I will be finishing this one up over the next couple months.




And finally I finished three more of my scrappy blocks for this quilt.  I am making them from 2" strips and trimming the blocks to 12" square.  I think I have seen this block referred to as a Lego block.  It is a great design to use up the odd bits in the scrap bin.


That is it for my scrap quilting this week.  I hope all of you are staying safe and warm.  No snow or ice here but the weather quickly cycles between sunny and gloomy in a matter of minutes.


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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! 

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15 comments:

  1. I love those "lego" blocks! Do you sew them in ling strips and then cut and sew again? I definitely end up with lots of strippy pieces that could be made into that kind of block. Happy Valentines Day, Cyndy!

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  2. Always busy and always productive! I can't wait to see what your finish is!

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  3. So many wonderful scrappy projects... I'd love to see your sewing room because when I work on ONE scrappy project, my room quickly becomes a total disaster with scraps everywhere!

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  4. Bright and colorful blocks for happy quilts.

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  5. I really like those elongated triangle blocks!

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  6. I made a large twin size quilt with HRT's and had a hard time getting my machine to feed them through - I had to pull slightly from the back on every one. Have you had this experience and if so what did you do? I cut hundreds with my cutter and have enough left for two more quilts.

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  7. Very nice progress on the yellow front. I love that Lego one. ;^)

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  8. You've done lots of lovely blocks

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  9. The solids tie those postage stamps together beautifully. Love that bright blue. I am sure some nice solids will turn up at some point.

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  10. Love all the scrappy goodness you are sewing up. The colors are so engergizing.

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  11. Your scrappy blocks are so happy! The solid fabrics in your postage stamp blocks sure make those blocks extra vibrant!

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  12. You are doing great keeping up with all your scrap projects. I particularly like the idea that you are planning on finishing one for the Hands 2 Help.

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  13. I'm always impressed with your productivity and creativity - you go girl!

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  14. Do you actually sleep at nights Cynthia?? I love your present projects, so colourful, HRTs are a favourite of mine and I have a few cut from scraps, must get on with that project but it will have to wait in line.

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  15. Your HRTs look sharp and all other blocks are bright and beautiful. What method do you use to make HRTs?

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