Monday, October 06, 2014

Scrap Happy Monday

The blocks are all sewn for my QPOM and I love it's yummy scrappiness! This isn't the final layout and changes will still be made every time I walk past, but the blocks are done, and a small dent has been made in the scrap bin! 


Lucy, my new Singer 301A, got a wonderful workout sewing these blocks. She is very clear that she does not like to wind bobbins, but I think I can fix that by replacing the bobbin winder tire ring.
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26 comments:

  1. That is a great scrap quilt. Love the little blocks you put in in the middle strip - adds a quirkiness.

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  2. Kathy, love your scrap quilt and LOVE Lucy... my honey fixes and sells 221's and 301's. If you need any help finding a tire or have any other questions please ask :) Kathi

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  3. Doesn't it feel good to use up so many scraps. I am cutting scraps into usable sizes and imagining along the way what those squares will be made into!

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  4. What a great looking scrap quilt. Love the variety in the colours.

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  5. That is lovely! I've got a pile of small bits by the sewing machine.... I think I need to break out my 301 and start sewing them together.

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  6. looking great, I love this block, I have a few made need to get them back out and sew more while I still have all these strips out sewing nine patches! thanks for the inspiration
    Kathie

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  7. Wow! It did not take long to finish those blocks at all! Looking great! (I'm thinking your scrap bin looks about the same...we all know scraps breed when we are not looking...)

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  8. Your 'scraps' look fantastic - you did a great job! So much better to have the scraps in a quilt instead of in a bin!!

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  9. Don't take your eye off the scrap bin. If you do, it will start expanding again. Mine never seems to have less in it.

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  10. Great scrappiness in that quilt! I wish your Lucy would come along and talk to my "new-to-me" Singer 301A about her footsie pedal that stalls and then takes off like a speed demon! I have to have it looked at for sure. Haven't tried bobbin winding--she's sitting in the corner (bad girl!) being ostracized right now!! hugs, Julierose

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  11. What I love about making the quilt with scraps is that you vary the position of the light, medium and dark values. The way I put mine together using regular yardage they remain constant. So much more interest when its scrappy. Great job! Will it be ready to show at Guild?

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  12. What a wonderful scrappy quilt pattern . . . did you pre-cut your strips to length before making the blocks? (rather than making strata) ??

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  13. What a great way to use up scraps. I love how colourful it is.

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  14. It looks fab-you-luss!! And I'm sure there are still lots of scraps left for lots more quilts.

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  15. I love the scrapiness in those blocks!

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  16. Well, she may not enjoy bobbin winding, but she does a nice job of piecing, that's for sure. These blocks are so great!

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  17. Looks great. And yea! for a dent made in the scraps, no matter how small a dent.

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  18. Yummy indeed. The little center square adds great visual interest to the strips. And yay for the 301! (I love mine.)

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  19. I just love the look of this quilt!

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  20. Hooray for scrap Happy Monday. Glad the blocks are all done. What size is this quilt ending up?

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  21. I love scrap quilts and this one is wondeful!

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  22. What a great way to use up your scraps!

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  23. Pretty scraps make for a very pretty quilt. Have fun moving the blocks around, that's one of my favorite parts.

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  24. Awesome Scrappy Quilt!! i love it!

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