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are you a hoarder if.....

Started by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP. Last reply by Shelly Jones Feb 25, 2016. 63 Replies

sharing some scrap thoughts with susan on another discussion. occurred to me that i have a lot...i mean a lot of scraps.so....are you a hoarder if your scrap fabric stash pile is higher than your…Continue

Leader and Ender Scrap Quilts

Started by Chris Ditzler. Last reply by Beth A. North Feb 16, 2015. 107 Replies

Do you ever make leader and ender quilts?  Do you use scraps or coordinate the fabrics?  I have done both.  I am getting ready to start a new one and I think all this recent discussion on scrap bins…Continue

Patterns for Scrappy Quilts

Started by Jo Fifield. Last reply by Cheryl Stroud Jul 25, 2014. 57 Replies

What is your favorite pattern to use when making scrappy quilts?

A Favorite Scrappy Quilt pattern

Started by Cheryl Stroud. Last reply by Anna Lee Dilley Jul 25, 2014. 8 Replies

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Comment by Jennifer Schifano Thomas on August 1, 2016 at 3:23pm

Hello everyone & thank you.  Ginny, my hexies are 3/4" per side.  Riana, I'm loving those fun blocks you are making for your Granddaughter.  She will be so lucky to have a special quilt for her new bed.  I hope I don't miss seeing the finished quilt.  Sorry I have been absent from My Quilt Place lately.  I've been so busy with the kids this summer, and the next few days look packed, too.  I'm going to try to check in more.  I love my family, but I need my quilting friends for balance.  Love you all!

Comment by Riana Noyes on August 1, 2016 at 2:59pm

This is the start of my grandd's quilt. She is getting her great grandma's 4 poster double bed, so her little quilt l made when she was little won't fit. l'm targeting a 4 yr to 12 yr old's interests.Don't want her growing out of it too soon. Still have a lot of work figuring sashes/fills etc. And more fun blocks :

Comment by Beth A. North on August 1, 2016 at 11:50am

That is cool Jennifer.  Been working on a scrappy crazy star quilt.  Very slow, but trying to finish that ufo with scraps.

Comment by Ginny Andersen on August 1, 2016 at 9:23am

So pretty, Jennifer! How big are your hexies?

Comment by Riana Noyes on July 31, 2016 at 9:33pm

Jennifer, this quilt will be as lighthearted as the song ( Rainbow Connection).

Comment by Vickie Smith on July 31, 2016 at 9:21pm

This is beautiful, Jennifer.  Love what you are doing.

Comment by Jennifer Schifano Thomas on July 31, 2016 at 8:45pm

Hello everyone!  Sorry I haven't been around much lately.  I've been super busy with my boys' summer vacation, plus we had a surprise stray Mama cat & kittens move in.  I wanted to share my latest hexagon quilt (still in progress).  This one is The Rainbow Connection.  And, just as I did with Aura, I'm challenging myself to only use fabrics from my scrap basket, truly a scrap quilt!  What have you all been working on?

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on March 26, 2016 at 10:13am
yeah, more & more are. fun to see it. fun to see people using scraps to make quilt blocks the way i have been doing since i first started to quilt.
Comment by Ginny Andersen on March 25, 2016 at 1:54pm

More and more people are getting reacquainted with the possibilities of string piecing, Rogue. It is another way to expand our way of thinking with scraps and I love it!

Love your new scrappy top, Riana! It will be greatly appreciated at the vets hospital.   

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on March 25, 2016 at 12:57pm
i'm accumulating quite a bookmark list of fun scrap oriented quilting blogs from the web :)). this is a link to an idea for piecing scrap strip then trimming to use in block construction. i've pieced my scraps for borders and inner border accents for years, but never thought of doing this before ...saw it and thought AWSOME!! :))

http://www.nationalquilterscircle.com/article/creative-ideas-for-qu...
 

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