Sunday, April 20, 2008

Orange Crushing

I used my sewing minutes this weekend to dig around in my stash and pull out the fabric I need for step #2 of the Orange Crush mystery. I am determined not to buy any new fabric - it's harder than you'd think! I made a test block and then cut out all the pieces I need for this step. I don't have the EZ ruler, well maybe I do, but I can't find it :) so I went ahead and cut the pieces the old fashioned way. Here they are waiting to be sewn together - I'll work away at piecing them together all week when I have a few moments. Don't you just love having a project all cut and ready to sew?!?!

7 comments:

  1. How cool....they look like little trees to me. Mine are all burgandy, rust, browns.

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  2. It's VERY hard not to buy new fabric! LOL

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  3. Hi, Kathy. Yours are looking great! Mine are "super scrappy" again with a little bit of everything. I have only strips cut but will get them into triangles soon.

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  4. There is nothing better than a stack of little bits and pieces ready to sew! Kind of like wrapped boxes on Christmas morning, just waiting for that next step.

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  5. well, good job you getting them all cut out and ready! Once I decided to cut out everything I needed for a king size quilt while my husband was working nights. I ended up staying up all night cutting!! Guess who had to nap that day?

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  6. Thank GOODNESS there are other quilters out there NOT DONE with OC#2!! :0)~
    Whew---I've seen you posting comments on so many sites, I just ASSUMED you were done with #2, bored, and out surfin'.......Whew!!!!

    :0) Your colors looks so "cabiny," which I love! Can wait to see how they work in this quilt for you !

    Happy Monday (what's left of it anyway)
    -Amy (NW WI)
    http://skattebo-skattebo.blogspot.com/

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  7. Hi Kathy,

    Looks like you are in good shape. I know what you mean about not buying new fabric. I have enough in my stash now to make about 50 quilts, but it is so fun to buy new stuff.

    Donna

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