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Thread: scrappy blocks

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    Senior Member Marcia_PA's Avatar
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    scrappy blocks

    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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    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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    Very nice! Those will make an awesome quilt.
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    These are wonderfully colorful and will make a beautiful quilt.

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    Very nice and thanks for the bloggers link.
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    Looks great

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    Your blocks are very nice!
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    looking good so far
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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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    Makings of a beautiful quilt. I see a blue and yellow floral fabric in there that is very pretty.

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    I really like where you are going with your scraps. Do post again.. this is going to be a great scrappy.

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    That does look like a lot of fun...and work. :O

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    Great start - This is a nice idea for a scrappy quilt! I love playing with my scraps - I have so many ideas I want to try, and since they are not usually for anything in particular except me, there's no pressure to rush or finish- it's my "fool around time" But once I get one going that I like, I have to work it in cause I usually like these the best!
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    Looking great so far, very colorful

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    It's coming together really nicely.
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    Looking great so far! Will be colorful and fun~
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    Oh they look fun. What a great idea.
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    Love the wonderful color on this quilt!!!!!!
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    This looks great so far! Keep us posted!

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    Omg love it, its great

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    I like dunster's suggestion, that you could arrange them in the spectrum of the rainbow. You could also try them in what I think is called "Thinking outside the box" There are so many possibilities with log cabin blocks, look forward to seeing your finished quilt.
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    You have given me such inspiration for my scraps. I am going back to study your photos and make notes.

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    going to be a great scarppy and so colorful!!!!
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    Very cute idea.

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