"Actually I want to do a Sylvia's Wedding Sampler in scraps too as I think scrap quilts have a life that the perfectly matched range of fabric quilts lack. In the meantime, yes, lets scrap bust.I'm in"
"Beth, what do you mean a new challenge? Scrap busting is a PERMANENT challenge!! I do love my scrappy quilts though, my farmers wife was scrappy, I followed the colours in the book, but just used whatever fabrics and it is the most beautiful…"
"Sorry, been busy lately and just catching up with the posts, What mystery quilt are you doing, Who's pattern should I say? I'm currently writing instructions for a mystery quilt I'm running for my guild in 2015, but I know what it…"
"Does that mean there has to be more than 30 different fabrics, therefore you could technically go out and purchase them specifically and still be legal, or that 30 of the fabrics in the quilt should be 'leftover from another quilt' and by…"
"When my elder daughter moved out we painted her room all white to become a sewing room, took down the curtains and blinds and the lightshade and now it's so bright and airy. Still got the outside blinds for those 40 degree days in summer though"
"What sort of a stitching bee? I might be interested, can't promise to get much done as no school holidays until June 28th, plus I have School council that week which means working late but I'll try if it's not too hard."
"Sorry, forgot to say who the last comment was for, the QW site is in reply to the selvedge quilt post.
Diane, have you considered scattering an applique shape randomly over your quilt to tie everything together. I've seen a 1600 quilt with…"
"thanks ladies, I think I might get into string piecing, I guess you could do them as a QAYG instead of muslin, and then just join together with sashings, I know I did one QAYG that way with a technique I learned from Quilters World.That way you…"
"Karen I too would like to know what the yellow brick road pattern is.
Evelyn I've just finished the 111 blocks of my FWS, I did it all in scraps, although the funny thing was I had to go out and purchase scrap bags after I was half way through…"
hi joy...i just saw your finished version of the last "mystery quilt" that you recently posted pic of. that is soooo wonderful...i love the i-spy idea...perfect pattern for i-spy for a child. i am thinking of doing the new mystery quilt and 1/2 or 3/4 size...dimensions are just way too big for a lap quilt for someone of my dimensions :)) ..thanks for posting your pic. i am not a member of that mystery group, so couldn't post there. i haven't seen a group formed by aqs for the newest mystery quilt by linda hahn...oh well. i am downloading the patterns as they come along and will redraft to a different size.