Thursday, March 12, 2009

SCRAP THERAPY---STARTING ANOTHER QUILT

Monday night I went to Scrap Therapy at Nancy's Calico Patch and we started a new quilt. It appeared to be all of the same group from the "Charming Buds" Quilt we did the last time. This time we are doing "Bloomin' Steps" We arrived with our boxes of squares in two different sizes. I took these ---
and these
We also took strips cut from our background fabrics. We sewed the small squares to the narrow strips,

Pressed them open and got this--


which we cut apart and sewed two of these units into small blocks.

The larger of the squares we had prepared we cut and got these---


Which we sewed to background pieces and got small blocks like these--


The left over part of the squares we are saving to use in the borders at the next meeting. Here's some of mine--

We took two of each type of the small blocks and we got these larger blocks.


Our homework is to make the required amount of these blocks and have them sewn together for the center part of the quilt for the next meeting in two weeks. When we well move on to do the piping and the first border.

13 comments:

Fiesta said...

that looks really nice!

Jean said...

Interesting block, you can see how they could pair up to make a pretty design. It's nice that you are using from the stash too.

Three under Three said...

prety!

Teresa said...

Looks like fun to me...wish I could be there to join in the fun.

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

Love your blocks. Scrap quilts are my favorite.proftsw

scrappy quilter said...

I'm like this pattern. Can't wait to see when it's all finished.

andsewon said...

Love the scrappy look of it!!
Wish I was closer so we could go together. So far Bella's has not offered any I am interested in. Waiting on the gas fella today, I cut out some pieces of white and blues for a wall quilt, baskets.
May try to sew the blocks up tomorrow if it is as nasty as today. I am staying in!

MouseChirpy said...

What beautiful and fun blocks! I love all of the different fabrics and the way that you've combined them.
Aloha!

Kathy said...

OH Wow! I love scrappy! Looks like ya'll had fun!

I was in Virginia for Christmas 2007. My son lives in Williamsburg.

Millie said...

I need some scrap therapy too. Cute blocks you made from your scraps. This is a very nice scrap pattern and thank you so much for sharing all your pictures with us.
~Millie~

Susan said...

What great fabrics! I can't wait to see it all finished.

Mary said...

Is it going to be a Jewel box quilt -- I love those. I have one on my *quilts to do in my lifetime list*!

Susan Freebery said...

I love what you are doing with these blocks! I have a box FULL of blocks from an online block swap years ago where we did four patches with bright colors and white. I just couldn't come up with an inspiration, and you just gave it to me! Perfect! Thanks so much for sharing. I would love to see the end result from this project...