Monday, April 12, 2021

New Project - Step #1

Last month I signed up for the "Sisters Scrap Challenge" with Quilter on Fire. The project is raising funds for Quilts of Valour in Canada. The participants received an envelope of scraps and we are to make a quilt using only the scraps received and 1.5 yard of a background fabric. 

This is the zoom meeting with organizers Brandi (Quilter on Fire) and scrap sisters Kathy and Bonnie.

And here is the background fabric reveal that we chose BEFORE we saw the scraps we had to work with. I chose a bright blue only because I had a big enough piece of yardage. 

And here are the scraps that were in my envelope and you can see  my blue background fabric at the top of the photo - yikes! Well, this will be a true challenge in every sense of the word since we cannot add any other fabrics!

So here is what is on the design wall at the moment. I started to make some kind of a crumb/confetti pieced scrap quilt. I'm not sure yet if I'm making blocks or strips so I'll keep sewing until the answer comes to me.
Linking up to Design Wall Monday at Small Quilts


Deanna W said...

What a great idea. You are brave to take on a project like this.

Carole @ From My Carolina Home said...

What a fun challenge! I'm sure you'll figure out a plan. I think your blue looks great.

Karla (ThreadBndr) said...

Your blue background looks good. Ocean like - perfect for a Navy vet!

Janet O. said...

Wow, you have to choose your background BEFORE you see your scraps?!? That would be...challenging. :)
Your blue works well with your scraps and it looks like you will be having fun with it.

Chantal said...

Sounds like a fun and puzzling challenge. Thumbs up for helping the Quilts of Valour! Are you sure you have enough scraps to make a quilt? Did really doesn't look like much in the picture. Crumb blocks or strips might be the only answer to this puzzle. Enjoy! ;^)

Glapha said...

I like what you have come up with so far. It is pretty.

ButterZ said...

That makes you get your thinking caps on