Saturday, June 21, 2014

Scrappy Saturday - Green and Yellow

I made a few more spools for my block collection, even though I said I wasn't going to make any more of these blocks this month. I just couldn't resist cutting up the scraps and sewing a few!  There is such a pretty variety from bright sunshine yellows, to orangey yellows, to brownish yellows. I love these scrappy blocks and the range of light background scraps I have found to use up.




I also finished up a few more pumpkin seed blocks. I hand appliqued the seeds and sewed together 5 green blocks from last month, and 2 yellow blocks from this month. 


I also sewed up a 6" green scrappy wonky star block that I had cut last month.

To see what other scrap quilters are sewing with yellow, hop over to SoScrappy and visit the links posted.

26 comments:

  1. Lovely collection of spools you have there Kathy. I have found that I don't really have a large range of shades in yellow - mostly fairly pale one or florals. Nice colour to work with though. Must start collecting a few more.

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  2. Be still my heart....your spools and peels are too cute!

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  3. Such a great variety of yellow you have to play with. Love those orange peels =).

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  4. Wow! You have been busy! Such happy, scrappy blocks!

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  5. Your pumpkin seeds are too cute! Love the range of colour you have in yellow. A nice finish in getting those green bits out of the way too.

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  6. you keep busy! spools and peels both nice blocks -

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  7. What a wonderful range of yellows in those spool blocks! Makes them just sparkle!

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  8. Your spools are beautiful! The colors are just so cheerful and bright.

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  9. Those spools are just fabulous and I like the peel blocks too.

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  10. Productive as usual! Glad you're enjoying plenty of stitching moments :)

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  11. Isn't it amazing how a little bit here and there adds up over time?!?!

    Love your spools!

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  12. You have a wonderful collection of yellows in your spool blocks. You've made so many!

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  13. What a great collection of yellow scraps you have! Nice shade can be hard to find. Great progress on using some of them up though. Such a tough balancing act.

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  14. Is it possible to form an addiction to making a particular block? Love those pumpkin seeds block.

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  15. Great minds think alike! I love your spool blocks:) The pumpkin seed blocks are wonderful too!

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  16. I don't blame you! I would have had to play with all those pretty little pieces too :)

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  17. The backgrounds to the pumpkin seeds are as wonderful as the seeds. The final quilt will be amazing.

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  18. I love all the blocks you have been working on! You certainly got a lot done! I especially like the yellow Pumpkin Seeds, they really sparkle!

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  19. Those yellow bowties are positively glowing!!

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  20. Love your sweet little spools and seeds : )

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  21. your spool quilt is going to be lovely when all the spools are put together, pumpkin blocks looking good too

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  22. What a good way to sew spools! I have not seen that method before, but I really like it. The pumpkin seeds look quite good too. A good week!

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  23. great mix of fabrics. More IS better!
    LeeAnna
    lapaylor.blogspot.com

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  24. Wow...you have been busy! Your colour range with your yellow scraps is wonderful.

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