Saturday, September 08, 2012

Orange you glad?!?

It's orange month at the Rainbow Scrap Challenge, and I have had a great time playing in the orange scrap box! I made 11 more crumb blocks that are 6.5" for my rainbow scrap quilt. I must make a concerted effort to corral all the scrappy crumb blocks I've made over the last 2 years and put them up on the design wall one of these days...I have no idea how many I have made so far. Maybe I have sewn enough for a quilt or two!
But my really exciting news is that my sewing machine is back home! Only another quilter would understand how happy this makes me, and how much better I feel having finally had some relaxing sewing time on my favorite machine. 
It is running so smoothly and although it cost a pretty penny to be repaired, it was worth every cent. It's amazing how attached we get to our sewing machines...am I right?!?
Hop over to SoScrappy to see what other quilters are sewing this week with their orange scraps.

17 comments:

Elaine M said...

Happy dance for you! The orange scraps look so nice next to your machine. Love your orange blocks.

Kate said...

Orange is such a bright fun color to work with. Your crumb blocks will brighten up any scrappy quilt.

Glad that your sewing partner is home again. Hope you get some time together over the weekend.

scraphappy said...

Those blocks just make me happy! What a fun collection of orange. I think you probably have a quilts worth so far. Putting them together will be the fun part.

The Cozy Quilter said...

I <3 orange! glad to see your BQF is back home where it belongs!

julieQ said...

Yippee!! Homecomings of that sort are wonderful! Love your pretty orange!

Janet O. said...

Many quilters have an aversion to orange and would be hard pressed to come up with any scraps in that color, but I love it! I use it whenever I can. These blocks are so happy!
Oh, I love a good reunion, too. Glad you and your "brother" are together again. : )

Sheila said...

Love your crumb blocks! Looking forward to seeing your colorful crumb quilt one day.

Teresa in Music City said...

Oh so glad you finally got your machine back!!! Sewing in your oranges will be a breeze now :*) You've got a lot of those done in oranges - I can't wait to play with mine today, but I've got some things to take care of first. Yum - I love orange!!!

Anonymous said...

Yahooooooo!!!When you are not sitting sewing you must be dancing for joy to have your machine back!!When my machine has gone to the spa that is when I want to sew the most...so happy for you!
Northern Blog Stalker!!

Deb said...

So glad that machine is back from vacation and ready to be put to work. Hope you can steal away a few hours and play with your machine today. Love your orange crumbs.... a shot of all of them would be wonderful.

Amy (lilme2_99) said...

WHA-HOOOO, WHA-HOOOOO! Brother is back in action!

Angie said...

Glad your sewing machine is back in action! Orange crumb blocks look great - love seeing the diversity in orange fabric!

Edith said...

Gorgeous blocks, and I'll bet you have enough for at least a couple of quilts. Glad that your sewing machine is home, I have to take one of mine to get repaired, thankfully I have twin machines.

Char said...

Glad your machine is back. Love those blocks.

Connie said...

Great blocks Kathy, love the color of this month's challenge! Congrats on getting your machine back and yes.....only another quilter would understand!

Carrie P. said...

Yay! a great way to get to together with your machine.

AnnieO said...

I do love orange! It actually mixes well with colors more than people think and is such a happy color.

Glad your fave machine is back where it belongs. Money is no object when loved ones are in trouble, right?