Friday, March 03, 2017

Scrappy Saturday


The teal Mad City Mama block is finally finished. This is a pattern in Bonnie Hunter's book Adventures with Leader and EndersThis block involves a lot of scrap taming since it uses over 100 squares, 20 strips and 12 light triangle scraps. 


And here are the 7 blocks I've made for this project so far on the design wall. I notice that I forgot the light triangle corners in the orange block! I'll have to get the seam ripper out and insert those because I do like the definition that those triangles provide in the centre of the block.
The next colour for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge is red, and of course this project does need a red block for sure.
To see what the RSC quilters are making today, hop over to the weekly link up

26 comments:

  1. I love these blocks! I agree that the triangles add a wonderful highlight to the center of the block.

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  2. I agree. The orange one does need the star points. It is an effective block

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  3. Incredible blocks. It would be easy to lose track of some little details (like triangles), there is so much color saturation!

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  4. your blocks look so good, certainly you have a variety of fabrics in each one. I am doing crazy blocks it is the first time I have taken part but mine are only 6"

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  5. Those little light triangles really do add definition in the middle of the blocks, so worth the effort to redo the orange one, I think. This is such a lovely block.

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  6. My word! Those blocks are awesome!!!!!!! (agree that the orange MUST be changed)

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  7. These blocks are just so darn cool -- lots of pieces but doing these one color/one month at a time might keep it from being overwhelming. Scrappy quilts ARE the best!

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  8. Wow! It's fun to see all the blocks together! Hope it does not take too long to fix the orange one. I am looking forward to seeing the next block.

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  9. I like your version of this block so much better than Bonnie's. Hers are so chaotic, but your single color focus gices the blocks better definition. Bravo for your choice.
    Pat

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  10. Great idea to do these blocks as a RSC project. The finished Quilt will be super.

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  11. Those blocks are so amazing! What a lot of pieces and work involved. A red one is definitely the next one needed!

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  12. Very pretty! I have the book, Adventures with Leaders and Enders". Will have to look at Mad City mama! The quilt I am currently working on is the double irish chain, which is at the end of the book.

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  13. That is going to be so great - and 100 pieces - WOW! Its awesome

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  14. You know of all the Color Scrap Blocks I have seen the past couple of years I think I like this one the best.... Just that touch of light in the wings on the middle of the block add soooooo much!

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  15. This is an awesome block and you have just the right blend of fabrics for them! The finish will be gorgeous

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  16. Love these blocks. Wish they were mine.......

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  17. These are amazing and you always amaze me working with such teeny tiny pieces!

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  18. SEW Scrappy! Yes, Go back and add those triangles!

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  19. I just love the look of those Mad City Mama blocks. What a great way to use up the scraps.

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  20. That's a lot of quilting dedication, Kathy! It's going to be stunning when finished!

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  21. Your blocks are looking great. Yes, The orange needs a little fix up.

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  22. That's a new and interesting block design to me. I really like those blocks! It will be great to see when it is a whole quilt too, with all the colors!

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  23. Beautiful blocks! They do look like great scrap magnets too.

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