It's no secret I love scraps quilts. They are my favorite. All those little bits of fabric playing so nice together makes me smile. What you might not know is the obsession I have with those little bits. I can't bring myself to part with even the smallest piece. I cram them into bins
Friday, March 27, 2015
On the first Tuesday of each month I get together with a few of my friends to sew quilty hugs. We pull out scrap bins. Diane does our cutting. We use a system similar to Bonnie Hunter's for our donated bits of fabric. The rest of us; Marilyn, Shelly and I sew these usable pieces into quilts. Here is our latest finish. I finished quilting it and binding it yesterday.Box o' Love. Then it will make it's way to a good home.
Sarah to do a little Whoop Whoop.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Life throws you curves. Often it does not go as planned. What do you do when this happens? I turn to friends and little bits of fabric.
So yesterday I headed to the senior center to baste a couple of quilts. Then after lunch I put the little nine patches from the previous post together with a few snowball blocks. Once that was complete I finished up the last mini Dresden. Sewed all the scrappy background pieces together and added the mini Dresdens.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
Not a lot of sewing got done this weekend. Spring is here. It's official as of Friday. So although I took a little time to play in the sewing room and make these little nine patches.
Sherri, and Cynthia to celebrate our love of scraps.
Friday, March 20, 2015
This cute little quilt was made by many hands. It started with a few orphan blocks donated through the Utah Quilt Guild. My friend, Michelle took those blocks added the wonky stars and a couple borders.Ruthie Quilts, took it and did a beautiful job quilting it.
sister. And a quilty hug is born. Ready to bring comfort to someone in need.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
My boys are on spring break right now but because their sister doesn't have spring break for another two weeks we are doing things close to home. Yesterday we went to lunch then pulled out the art supplies
Monday, March 16, 2015
The last project I was able to work on at my retreat was my Dresden project. I finished all my larger Dresdens. Because it is hard for me to assemble a quilt without my design wall and I wanted to try a few different sashing ideas I waited until I was home to work on it some more.
What fun things are you working on this fine Monday?