Friday, January 20, 2012

Scrap Quilt Top

Here is my scrap quilt top made with 2011 fabrics.  For a quick tutorial, go to this post.

 I put a 2 1/2 inch strip around each finished block.


Here are some block close-ups:




This quilt is being donated to charity.  The ladies at my church are going to tie it in the sashing, then I'll go back and FMQ the centers.


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3 comments:

  1. It looks great....I really need to start doing more of that.

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  2. The trick it to MAKE IT EASY. If I don't have time right after I've made a top, I just put those scraps in a gallon size ziplock, label it "scrap quilt", than put it in a bucket where I keep my "current projects" stuff. My machine sits in the middle of the main level of my house, so when I have an extra 10 minutes, I just sit down and sew. Or when I need a 10 minute therapy session "thinking through something", I sit down. Since there is no pattern you don't have to think about it. sew, press trim. sew, press, trim.

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  3. This is such a great idea making a quilt from your previous ones. Good on you!

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