Saturday, March 11, 2017

Scrappy Saturday

March is the month to use up your red scraps over at the Rainbow Scrap Challenge . I have a lot of red scraps because I am currently working on 3 different red quilts; Broken Dishes, Aurifil BOM and 150 Canadian Women.
This week I used a few tiny red scraps on two different projects:
1) I have been sewing tiny double nine patch blocks for my Omigosh quilt for a long time. This week I tried my first alternate block which is a shoofly variation. It is so adorable and I really can't wait to make more of these. 

Here are 4 of the red blocks ready to add to the collection. I was really happy when I saw how these blocks are going to work together.
This is going to be such an epic Rainbow Scrap Challenge quilt!




2) I also sewed a little birthday cake for Temecula's 10th anniversary. They have shared so many wonderful projects over the years, and I wanted to be a part of their anniversary celebrations. So I made them a cake to become part of their signature quilt!
Click here for the pattern. You still have lots of time if you'd like to make a cake for them!
To see what other scrap quilters are making, hop over to the weekly link up.

24 comments:

  1. Your Omigosh blocks look fabulous! That will be a spectacular quilt someday. Reds look great.

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  2. A red and white scrappy quilt is awesome. I also like the shoofly variation block. Your quilt is going to be a classic.

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  3. The OMG blocks are looking wonderful together!

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  4. I love the way you are making this quilt...tackling one block, one colour at a time. This is an epic project!

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  5. I have said so many times that I was going to make the OMG quilt I'm beginning to think it doubtful that I will ever get started - but I do love it and your blocks are terrific

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  6. I agree that the block is adorable! "Epic" is the right word!

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  7. Loving those Omigosh blocks...and partnered with the shoo fly...they are going to make a great quilt.

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  8. I agree. Your OMG is sure to be an epic RSC quilt!!

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  9. Love these complicated OMG blocks...as in I love that you are making them, not me ha ha !

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  10. What wonderful red and white blocks, so fun to have three going at once!

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  11. Love how the OMG quilt is coming along--so cute!!

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  12. EPIC indeed! It is so dang cute, and I'm sure there will be several of us storing up that idea, LOL. Beautiful!

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  13. Love that OMG!! And I will continue to love YOURS, since I'm trying very hard not to start one of my own...

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  14. I love the shoo fly! I couldn't convince myself to make the tiny four patches, but they do look so lovely.

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  15. Your red and white blocks are wonderful, Kathy! And what a great idea to make the cake in red and white, too. I'm getting inspired to make a red and white quilt!

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  16. These are delightful! You're lucky to have plenty of scraps ready to use.

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  17. I love when you can get to the stage of putting something together to see how it is going to look... and, my oh my... it is going to look FINE!!!

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  18. Love the red blocks. Someday I might have to do Omigosh. I love every quilt I see of that pattern.

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  19. Wow! I just love your blocks so much!!

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  20. I love your lively background fabric choices. My OMG pieces are in a bin...punished for their imprecision. I'm quite impressed with yours...especially because you don't typically work in such a large scale.

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  21. Love the Shoo Fly variation and it is the perfect compliment to the omigosh blocks. This will be a stunning quilt.

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  22. I just love the Omigosh quilt but I'm afraid that's a little too small for me and I like small blocks!

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  23. Beautiful Omigosh blocks! That's going to be such a gorgeous quilt, but those blocks are oh so tiny!

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