Sunday, November 14, 2021

Oh Scrap! : A Goal for December

 I am still working away on a number of scrap quilts I started making in 2021.




I made a few more of these Two Bit blocks in purple.  This was a Rainbow Scrap Challenge quilt I started about mid year and have missed making blocks a couple of months.

I had the pieces for one of these already cut.  I found it recently when straightening up.




I also cut and sewed this one.  Once it was finished, I really didn't like the gray I used.  I am a bit afraid it is going to stand out a bit too much.




Here are all the blocks I have completed to date.  I am planning a 5 x 6 block layout so that means I need to finish 11 more blocks.  I pulled out some orange scraps to add next.  My hope is to finish this quilt by the end of the year.

(...as suspected, I don't really like the grayish block. But maybe I can hide it in a corner - Don't worry, I won't give up on it yet!)


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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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12 comments:

  1. Your blocks, layouts and fabric choices so inspire me to keep plugging along with scraps. Maybe you need to add a couple blocks with a softer gray tone? I do like the option of hiding it in a corner!

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  2. Scrappy blocks always seem to include a block that doesn't quite fit in at first, but your thoughts about that one might change when it's mixed in with all the others! I agree on some more orange. Have a great Sunday, Cyndy!

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  3. The gray block doesn't look bad, I don't think. The bright churn dashes grab all the attention, so anything that seems to stand out will blend right in when it's all together. Have fun with it!

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  4. It looks fine. If you don't stare at it, it will blend in with the others once all the blocks are present. Just enjoy the challenge. ;^)

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  5. You're collection of two bit blocks is coming along nicely. Didn't even notice the grey - it blends in with the rest of the background.

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  6. If you think the grey will stick out it might make sense to either make a replacement or put a lighter grey on. Oh, and I like the idea of making more with the grey -- then it wouldn't actually stick out at all and you wouldn't have to redo or change it out. Brilliant idea. The blocks together are looking good.

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  7. This one is YELLING at me!! I love it!! Of course -Churndashs are my favorite but what an awesome way to set them!

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  8. If you can pull off your magic and make that block work, you have my full admiration! The challenge is on!

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  9. I like your blocks. Whenever I put in a color or fabric that doesn’t quite work for me, I make sure I use it in at least two other blocks so it becomes an element of the quilt and keeps the eye moving. Just a thought…

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  10. I've never seen the Two Bit Block pattern before but I love it!

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