Monday, August 29, 2011

Design Wall Monday #32

On the design wall today are my first 16 blocks for the 36 patch quilt along
The colour is "off" in this photo because I took it late last night, but you get the idea. I am using up 2" white scraps and OLD floral prints from my stash and feeling very proud of myself!  I am sewing these blocks as a treat in between sewing together the long rows of my hexagon quilt
Want to see a fun and already finished 36 patch quilt? Hop over to Life's a Quilt and see the "Summer Berries" quilt...I just love it!
Then you can hop over to Patchwork Times' Design Wall Monday for lots more inspiration!

23 comments:

  1. LOVE IT! What size are the squares???

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  2. Another fabulous quilt in progress! I love the idea of making a new, simple block as a break from another project. Very clever!!

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  3. This is coming along so well! Great colors and you have to be tickled to use up some of your old florals!

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  4. It's coming along nicely. I've used so much of my white scraps and pieces up I had to get more. And, ouch, I hate paying $8 to 10 for white on whites.

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  5. It's great! You are using such pretty florals.

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  6. It looks so very feminine - lovely!

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  7. Your blocks really look nice. I did the same thing (16 patch blocks) to get rid of some 30s fabric. Didn't work so I am now doing 30s tumblers and that isn't going to finish off that fabric either. HELP!

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  8. I love this block--whatever the colors. I did one a few years ago in black and florals. So fun and fast!
    Yours looks so springy and Summer Berries does look like you could stir it up into a pie. Makes me want to start another one. Must resist. Got to stick to my diet plan and finish something before I start something!

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  9. That is gorgeous!! What a great way to use those florals -so pretty!

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  10. Way to use up those 2" strips! I have shoe box totes and bags to keep all my stuff organized when it isn't on the wall- in answer to your Q on my DWM.

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  11. Your blocks are wonderful. Great idea to use your florals for these.

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  12. I love it! It is wonderful! Definitely going on my want-to-do list. I think I like it with the white in each block, acting as a unifier. It gives it the Postage Stamp quilt look.

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  13. Great idea with the florals. I've got to add this simple, but wonderful pattern to my list!

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  14. Way to go -- use up those old fabrics!! But the blocks in your header have me drooling on my keyboard! What's the story?!

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  15. Using scraps and a beautiful quilt. Win/win in my book.

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  16. Nice project. Sure is a big difference than the fabrics of Summer Berries. Sandi

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  17. Looking good. Good way to use up the scraps.

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  18. Great way to use up scraps. I think I'll put this on my to do list for some day down the road!! LOL!!

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  19. This is so cheerful looking! I love how the colors bounce off the white.

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  20. I am loving all the 36-patch quilts that are being made. I want to make one....another quilt on my "make someday" list!

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  21. Very pretty blocks. Such a good way to use up stash.

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