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Old 03-31-2014, 01:05 PM
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I am between quilts that I am making for specific people, so I started looking online for scrap quilts to 'play' with some of my scraps. My scraps are organized only by color and I have not cut them into specific sizes. I came across a couple of 'rainbow' quilts that I liked but I chose to do these half log blocks that I saw on this quilter's blog, http://eileen-themissingpiece.blogsp...s-therapy.html

The project was more labor intensive than I expected -- lots of cutting and trimming. I thought it would be freeing to not worry that blocks were an exact size until the end when I cut them down to 6 1/2 inches, but I'm not sure that it was! The blocks are on my 'design wall' for now but I'll probably make some more. I don't have a specific design in mind for the final quilt. But I did enjoy playing with my scraps
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:10 PM
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what a wonderful quilt in the making! Great idea organizing by color so that blocks are color coordinated .... mine are just stuffed into a sack waiting for inspiration to strike.
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:47 PM
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Very nice! Those will make an awesome quilt.
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:55 PM
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These are wonderfully colorful and will make a beautiful quilt.
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:56 PM
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Very nice and thanks for the bloggers link.
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Looks great
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Old 03-31-2014, 02:09 PM
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Your blocks are very nice!
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Old 03-31-2014, 02:20 PM
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looking good so far
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Old 03-31-2014, 05:07 PM
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This is going to be beautiful. I wonder if you'll have the right mix of blocks to make a progression of color, say yellow on one corner progressing through orange to red to purple to blue to green? and maybe to repeat? I love quilts that go through the color wheel like that, but I never seem to have the right fabrics to make one.
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I like what you have done -- the possibilities are endless!!
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