Originally Posted by ube quilting
I would also suggest tying a scrappy quilt. A spider web is a great way to use hundreds of fabrics and never feel like you made the same block twice.
A scrappy Jacobs Ladder is another awesome scrap quilt. It might be made from HSTs but when every one of them is different, I never get tired of choosing fabric for the simple block.
Barn Raising is another HST block but with many fabrics it never gets tired.
When I make these scrappy quilts I work one block
Originally Posted by Roberta
Hope it opens for you and that you enjoy watching.
Originally Posted by leatheflea
At last it's done! My pictures aren't real good. What I wouldn't give for a studio with more natural lighting. Well anyway, this little quilt is my design. It's a old quilt block pattern that I redesigned. It was great for using up some small pieces of scrap. How many different fabrics? I'm not sure but I can tell you there's over 50, might be closer to 100. Some dating back at least 40 years, some brand new...and don't tell anybody but there's a few sheets and shirts in there too, it'll
Originally Posted by judith ann
I have around 300 of these scrappy quilt blocks sewn. Just wanted to use up some scraps so I sat down one day and started sewing them together. They have been in a basket for a few months.
Yesterday I started cutting them with my 60 degree ruler. This is what I ended up with. How fun is that!!!
I used fabrics for the border I have had for a very long time.It is some of my favorite and I forgot all about it in a cupboard. I love fabric with stars and most every quilt I have done has star
Originally Posted by csharp
Still practicing my fmq stuff, so glad there is no quilt police here. Not perfect, but looks okay from a "gallooping horse" as I have read on here...lol...
No label yet, waiting for a response from my neice and her daughter..quilting done on my Singer 15-91 and my Janome 6600P. Thanks for looking.
Originally Posted by Tartan
Hopefully I will try to load these in order. First picture, cut 2 -10 and 1/2 inch contrasting squares. Sew them one on top of the other with a 1/4 inch seam all around the outside. Cut on the diagonal to form 4 pieces.
Originally Posted by jillmc
My first attempt-cute pattern by Jane Davidson-nested churn dash. My machine is getting her annual spa, and i had s heck of a time with my backup machine. Had to dig out my Angler! Block finishes at 24"-perfect size for a medallion quilt!
Originally Posted by gigigray032447
The small quilt I just finishes QAYG this am. The large one (with orange borders) has been a work in progress for a long while but I just got it back from the long arm quilter.
Originally Posted by MaryKatherine
My friend has an astonishing stash. Or maybe its just that its so different from mine. I have also used this pattern, but my colour choices are very different. So here are her two quilts. The first she requested "just leaves and vines". The second, the pink floral, she wanted something geometric, so I gave her Square flowers.