Saturday, March 29, 2014

Rainbow Challenge - Last Teal Week



I am happy to see the end of teal month since I've used up almost all of the pieces I cut at the beginning of the month. I sewed some spool blocks, some Omigosh blocks, and worked on my teal UFO.

But my most favorite blocks are these 15 tiny (2.25") Alamo Stars that I sewed as leaders/enders throughout the month. Some of the blocks have a teal star, and some have a teal background. Some star centers are the same as the background, some are the same as the star fabric, and some centers are a completely different fabric. Some blocks are mixed and matched when I didn't have enough of one fabric to make a whole block. You can see why I can't throw any little pieces out! 
To see what other folks are sewing with their teal scraps, hop over to SoScrappy.

29 comments:

  1. You definitely made the most with your teals. Your Alamo stars are so pretty...and so tiny! Wow!

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  2. I love the variety in your stars. They are looking great.

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  3. Your blocks are beautiful, and I can't believe how tiny they are!

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  4. Those little stars are gorgeous! I'm a sucker for stars ... especially tiny ones! ;-) I can't wait to see what color is chosen for April!

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  5. What a great idea for your leaders & enders

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  6. Your stars just sparkle! I love how you use up even the smallest scraps.

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  7. You had a great month. Those tiny Alamo stars are awesome. Are they paper pieced?

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  8. I love your little blocks! :0)

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  9. Love that there's teal in every little star but not always in the same spot. Too cute!

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  10. Love your blocks. I bet they look even better in person, so tiny!

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  11. Your star blocks are super. What a good idea to make such tiny blocks and you have such unusual colour combinations.
    I like your new title photo.

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  12. Beautiful stars! I would love to hear more about them, as I save crumbs too. Do you foundation-piece them or are they pieced?

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  13. As we say in French : "Chapeau!" (I tip my hat to you!) I don't know how you do it. How you can work on so many projects simultaneously is beyond me. I mean, I do have more than one project on the go but I don't work on all(or four) of them at once. I concentrate on one and when I get stuck / tired of it / bored / whatever then I switch to work on ONE other project. And on top of all that, you make beeeeautiful work. Amazing!

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  14. Your blocks are, once again, simply fabulous!

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  15. I do like your colour blends, very appealing.

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  16. Your Alamo stars are very pretty.

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  17. Beautiful little scrappy stars!! Do you know how many you have now with all of the colors?

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  18. 2.25 inches . . . wow!!! They are wonderful together.

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  19. Great using the scraps all up! I can't wait to see your rainbow Alamo stars all together.

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  20. These are so pretty. I would like to make a doll quilt. Does anyone know where I can download a pattern to cut out the pieces by hand?

    Thank you,

    Patricia

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  21. Great star blocks you have done. You have so many different fabrics.

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  22. I do like these teeny weeny stars so intricate

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  23. I love those tiny little stars!

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  24. I didn't realize those stars were so small! They sure are cute.

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