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Thread: Mindless, Mindless, Mindless S & C

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    Super Member Rosyhf's Avatar
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    I love my scraps and crumps, as you all know from the mindless stuff I post lol. Crumps, being a word I learned here on this board lol. I assumed the crumbs were the tiny bits that you couldn't call a scrap and which I dont' throw away anymore.

    One of my darling friends, knowing of my fetish, dumped some of her scraps and crumbs here. I keep the scraps from different friends seperated, as their stuff is unique to them. I can look at one of my scrap quilts and know exactly who is in them...yes, sometimes I do add and compine but mostly it is from the one person about 75%.

    Because of certain circumstances, I have the need to do mindless right now, so all other started projects, that require some thought are on hold. It is nothing too serious, just some things that happen and are normal.

    So here I am with my S & C (scraps and Crumps). I sewed into the wee hours of the morning as I could not sleep and was feeling quite energetic and excited at the prospect of creating something from nothing.

    This is what I started with and I will call this heap Elaine.

    I sorted the heap into HST (tiny), squares, long pieces etc. At that moment, I didn't have a clue what I was going to do.

    Then I had it neatly piled by the sewing machine. Remember, I am not even thinking, I am just sewing here and there and I am feeling very joyful just doing that.

    I knew my brain would kick in eventually as it knows what I like. It is a funny thing, you know?

    I started to sew all the HST together, all sizes. Then I sewed a long sting of strips and they were going every which way but the mind was saying, " keep goiing". The strip was long and curving and etc.

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    I hope that you are going to continue to take pictures as this quilt grows! I would love to follow you on this journey, you are already inspiring me to get out my scrap bins :D:D:D

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    YOu have so much more patience for the little pieces than I do. Looks like you are having a wonderful time.

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    Can't wait to see what you come up with!

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    I stared this block and left it at that as the brain wanted to do something else with another block. Then that was left and another started.

    These are not finished by any means. I don't want a block to block look. I want it to flow together as a whole, so I have to do a connection somewhere.

    I put the three together and I can see where there is an outside strip, it gives the block appearance. I turned the top two with no strips on that side and I can see what I like. I love the black intersperced here and there.

    I now think I should put some cats and dogs and houses in. I got some neat blocks out of "Sew Precise".

    The two blocks on the top, show the striped pieces of the long string that I did. I filled in the curve at the dip and left the round part alone and then I cut the whole strip straight. I just add and square up as I go but love the crooked things inside.

    I will update as I make more mindless.

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    This is fun, watching someone put their quilt together, piece by piece. Very inspirational!

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    I'm liking the outcome so far. Keep it up. I will be watching for your progress on this.

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    Your colors are beautiful. Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas with us.

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    Oh good I love company and any suggestion would be welcome. Now these are my friends's colors, except for a piece here and there to fix something. I am now going on to creating some kind of connection...need coffee lol.

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    Ok, I have one idea. It's good to look at the blocks on the web, you can see better. I can see where the piece strips look like ladders or streets. I might use those for a connection....

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