Saturday, August 23, 2014

Scrappy Saturday - Green


I first saw this star block over at Leehaven about 3 years ago. About two years ago I decided to mini size them and made a block 2.25". Now I freely admit that I am addicted to making them! Still!
This week I made a concentrated effort to cut some batik scraps for a few more stars using green as either the background or the star. These are leader/ender blocks and I put them through the machine between sewing seams of other projects, so no thread is wasted.
I am trying to remember to use more dark backgrounds, but seem to have a problem with that. I'll cut more pieces to sew next week with darker backgrounds!
To see more green scrap progress, hop over to SoScrappy.

21 comments:

  1. Awesome Kathy! BTW Is that 2.25" for each part of the 9 patch, or the whole 9 patch?

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  2. I love little blocks and these are great!
    Kathie

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  3. So what size are you cutting the corner squares? They are so small. Well done

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  4. Great additions to your tiny Alamo Star collection. Everything tiny is cuter!

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  5. Ohhhh these are great! Beautiful. You know this is going to be some kinda eye-catching quilting.

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  6. Una coleccion de estrellas muy bonitas,
    felicitaciones!!!!

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  7. Your Alamo Stars are beautiful, and I can't believe how tiny they are!

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  8. These stars are beautiful. It's going to be such a gorgeous quilt when you finally put them all together.

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  9. Love these - especially the two on the lower left corner ...

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  10. I'm like that too. For whatever reason I am just not keen on the darker colours. These Alamo stars are lovely and I think I spotted at least one dark one.

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  11. I love these mini stars! A good addiction!!!

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  12. I never get tired of seeing your sweet Alamo blocks!!! These greens look so happy :)

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  13. Very pretty star blocks! I love the fabrics in these!

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  14. How many of these little cuties have you made now, Kathy?

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  15. being green of course they get my vote, how you manage such tiny blocks is way above me

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  16. I love teeny, tiny - when other people make them! I don't think I'd be able to see the piece of fabric that small!

    Anyway...awesome stars. What size quilt will you make?

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  17. Neat blocks, Kathy! i miss doing the SO Scrappy color this year...
    Need to finish up last years...hugs, Julierose

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