Sunday, August 22, 2021

Oh Scrap! : Look at me Go

 After being in a heat induced funk for a couple weeks, I have finally found my found my mojo and started sewing again.




I finished three of these scrappy blue and turquoise blocks for one of my Rainbow Scrap Challenge quilts.  These blocks are made using my Two Bits Scrap Mixology pattern module.  I think these blocks bring the total completed up to 23 - which is about half of what I need for the quilt.



I also finished up two more of these color blocks in turquoise.  I am making mine with 2" strips and trimming them to 12" square.  I think I am only halfway done with these blocks too.




I am getting tired of working on the same RSC blocks for months now so I started something new.  This quilt has been tumbling around my brain for months.  The block is actually made using my Scrap Mixology Chaser pattern module.  I have been wondering what would happen if I added a few flip corners (Note: this is not in the pattern).



.Isn't that fun?!  My plan is to make a rainbow of blocks where the center strip and the flip corners for each block are colors located across the the color wheel.  I am guessing that next month's color will be orange so the blocks for September will have orange centers with blue flip corners.

I love starting something new!

I also finished a big quilt top which will be one of the samples for my next Scrap Mixology pattern and I finished my quilt for Kelly's new book release blog hop happening soon.

I hope everyone has a Scrappy Sunday!


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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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16 comments:

  1. Love seeing the blocks you're working on! The new ones with flip corners are great with that pinwheel they make. Have a wonderful Sunday, Cyndy!

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  2. Good thing you got that mojo working!

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  3. Did you intentionally grade the values in your new mixology blocks. I like the pinwheel accent.

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  4. Wow. Just a little touch of colour at the right place and it changes everything. Love the new blocks. Well done with the other blocks too. ;^)

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  5. I'm glad that it has been a bit cooler. . .perhaps, the weather change has contributed to helping you get your mojo back? Your blocks are wonderful. I especially like the zip the flip corners add to your new block!

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  6. Hi,
    Great blocks...I really like the one with the zip corners..have a great day!

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  7. Glad to hear that you found your sewjo, Cynthia!!

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  8. That new block is great. Can't wait to see it with other colors. I'm still fighting sewing ennui, but I get to go sew in some AC tomorrow.
    Pat

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  9. Love your new block idea. Those centre pinwheels are great.

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  10. I've discovered as well the heat is not conducive to quilting somehow! Glad you are back to it though. Aqua is such a pretty colour and works well in all these blocks.

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  11. Love how you're mixing in those deeper tones in your aqua blocks, Cynthia. And yes, the sweltering summer heat is sucking away a lot of my sewjo energy, too. Even with air conditioning, I can't bear to plug in my iron!

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  12. That's a good thing your mojo came out of hiding! I love the design of the flip blocks, especially paired with the black fabrics. A winner! Can't wait to see how it all comes together.

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  13. Oh what fun blocks!! glad you are out of your funk. I really like the churn dash ones - too cute!

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  14. You have a fantastic collection of aqua fabrics in your stash and the last blocks set together with those little bright triangles is gorgeous!! So effective.

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  15. Love that unexpected pinwheel! Pretty block, as usual.

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  16. Such soothing and peaceful colors! Love what you are creating, the gradations of color on your new blocks!

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