Saturday, December 19, 2015

Scrappy Saturday

If you like scrap quilts, you have to go see the Tucker Quilt Parade over at Pam Buda's Heartspun Quilts. There were a lot of scraps sewn into little quilts in November. Most of the quilts shown were made in the USA, but there were a few from Canada, and also represented were UK, Paris, Brazil, and Holland. 
What am I sewing with my scraps this week? 


Mostly I am making blocks from the scraps being generated from the Quiltville mystery. We are working on step #4, and this is the first block I put together.
Hey, it's Santa!

Only guess what?
I sewed the blocks together wrong. Ugh. I was so excited about my blocks looking like Santa, that I sewed 4 sets wrong before I realized the problem. Today I will be unsewing those Santa blocks and this time I'll be sewing them according to the directions.


And with the tiny scraps from the mystery blocks, I have been sewing double nine patches for Omigosh. Here are the newest 4 blocks.

To see what other scrap quilters are sewing this week, hop over to the Rainbow Scrap Challenge.

21 comments:

  1. Well done with the mystery.
    I hope to get into it after the new year. I don't know what day it is ATM

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  2. More adorable baby nines! Glad you figured out that you were sewing the mystery blocks wrong before you got any further. Unsewing in the least fun of all sewing.

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  3. Clue 4 is a tricky one, I'm working on it now, but have the instructions SO many times!

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  4. glad you caught the mistake! for the first clue, I made HSTs that were FINISHED at 2", not CUT at 2". lots of trimming for me! yuck!

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  5. You had me scratching my head. MY blocks don't look like Santa!!! Glad you caught it so quickly!! (But they were sew cute!)

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  6. It's never any fun ripping out stitches and it seems a bit sad to have to take Santa apart :(

    Omigosh is on my someday list and I am hoping that someday turns up around here soon!!!

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  7. Looks like scrappy fun, so sorry you have to do some frogging!

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  8. Haha--they may be wrong but they are pretty cute as Santa--must have been subliminal!!

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  9. They do make cute Santas...
    Love those Omigoshes! (Makes me want to Omigosh, too.)

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  10. Good for you -- mystery quilt blocks coming along (well 1 step forward after a step or two back -- eeek!) And little blocks too. Amazing.

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  11. Love the Santa! Good progress on Omigosh.

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  12. Your little Santa is just the cutest ever. I need to give him a try. I have just made 60 napkins with little quilted strips going across them and have mailed them all. Now I am ready for a change of pace. Thanks for the idea. Will let you know what I come up with. Hugs and Merry Sewing Christmas....genie

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  13. I agree with Genie...that santa is adorable!!

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  14. Crazy, you got a bit mixed up there sewing your Headless geese together. Good to laugh about it! I had to do some un-sewing last night on some Christmas gifts. Not from a Boo Boo, just making a change.

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  15. How annoying when you sew it together wrong. Still at least you didn't get too far before you realised!

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  16. At least you got a cute Santa photo out of it. The nine-patches look cute. Keep up the good work!

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  17. Only four blocks isn't too bad, it could have been so much worse. Looks like you've got lots of scrappy fun going on in your sewing room.

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  18. Your mystery scraps are making wonderful OMG blocks! Love the color combo!

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  19. I love your blocks. I don't do mystery quilts because I am terrible at following directions.

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