Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mellow Yellow

I can't believe it's the last Saturday of March already - it's the last week for playing with the yellow scraps over at the Rainbow Scrap Challenge.



I decided to do some paper piecing this week and sewed a palm branch block.

This free paper pieced pattern is from Quiet Play and is still available if you want to give it a try. The blocks finish at 6" x 7" and each block uses 14 small scraps.

Here are the 13 blocks I've made so far. I started this project in the middle of 2012, and add a block now and then when I have enough small scraps and feel like doing some paper piecing. I don't know how many I'll end up making, but it's a fun project to visit once in a while :)



And of course I made a few more little Alamo Stars. All of my smallest batik scraps go in a bin for these blocks. These are 2.25" blocks and so cute!


To see more yellow scrap projects, hop over to SoScrappy's link up.


21 comments:

  1. I had forgotten about the palm branch blocks. Such a great collection so far.

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  2. the months are flying by - it seems like it was just Christmas now it is spring

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  3. The Palm blocks are so cool--love them!

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  4. The palms are beautiful. They will make for a wonderful quilt.

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  5. I just love to see what you're making! The palm fronds are right up my alley. LeeAnna at not afraid of color

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  6. I like your Alamo stars. They are looking great. I've never seen the Palm blocks before, great job!

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  7. Not too much longer and there will be enough of those palm branch blocks for a quilt! They're lovely.

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  8. So nice to see the palm branches being worked on today. So appropriate considering the season.

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  9. I so admire your stick-to-it-iveness in keeping these scrap projects going long term. They will make amazing quilts one day. I'm afraid I wouldn't have the patience.
    Hoe many of those darling Alamo stars have you made so far? Have I already asked you that recently? : )

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  10. Phew, those Alamo Stars are tiny. Love the look of your Palm Branch blocks.

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  11. Love seeing all the palm branch blocks together . . . beautiful!

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  12. Lovely scrappy yellow projects today!
    I hear the next colour is purple...

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  13. Fun to see the Palm Branch blocks again - they are lovely! You must have a huge stack of Alamo Stars by now - enough for a quilt yet? (I know they are small!)

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  14. Love your little Alamo stars! Tiny blocks are challenging but so much fun.

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  15. Oh so pretty! Love those palms and the stars are so cute. Love the one with green. Reminds me of a dafodill.

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  16. The palm branch design is beautiful...love the yellows!

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  17. Your plam branch blocks look fantastic together. Everytime I see them, they make me sigh out loud - they are so beautiful.

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  18. Lovely palm branch blocks - I've never seen those before!

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  19. Wow, those Alamo Stars are TINY! The palm branch blocks are looking good.

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  20. I remember these palm blocks. Totally understand those RSC quilts that take two or three years to finish. I've had several of those, myself.

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  21. I do love those palm branch blocks .... so effective.

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