Summer of Scraps – Week 4

I’m at the halfway point in my Summer of Scraps and I made a huge dent in the white scraps this week with this quilt top: The colored “scraps” for this one came from a strip exchange I did with quilting friends a decade ago. We cut 2 1/2″ strips of some of our stash […]

Summer of Scraps Week 3

As promised, I went a little easier on myself this week and sewed up a quick project. Since I already had the rainbow scraps out and my daughter is in a serious rainbow phase at the moment, I made a flag banner for her playhouse.  The inspiration for the project was the July 4th Bunting […]

Summer of Scraps, Week 2

I didn’t quite get this one done within the week, but it’s close. My 5 year old is very much into rainbows right now so that’s the inspiration for this top and she’s a fan of this one. “I love your new quilt,” she said the other night as it started to come together on […]

Summer of Scraps, Week 1

Summer of Scraps has begun!  I was pushing a little on Sunday to get this one done by the end of the week, but voila! one scrap quilt done. There’s a larger blue version of this on my guest bed upstairs. To make these, I sew blocks of 2″ squares (2 1/2″ cut), put them […]

Summer of Scraps

My scrap basket runneth over and you know what that means? It’s time to make some scrap quilts!  Earlier in the week, I told you I was planning something light for summer. Well, this is it, the Summer of Scraps! I’m going to focus on easy sewing this summer and make some scrap quilts. I […]