Tag Archive: scraps

ScrapHappy May 2021

Two more lap quilts. One is truly scrappy, made from donated fabrics which the donor had already cut into strips. I started these blocks back in December, and made two other lap quilts… Continue reading

ScrapHappy March 2021

Back in December of 2020, I showed a bunch of scrappy log cabin blocks, made mostly from donated fabrics. I could not get them arranged to my satisfaction. Based on the helpful comments… Continue reading

Stashes, Scraps, and Squirrels

It has been such a rainy month here that the chickens have been coming up to the back door, trying to get into the house.  (They don’t have to be outside; they have… Continue reading

ScrapHappy Day, January 2020

I have not participated in the monthly ScrapHappy Day since August of 2019!  I would like to say that instead of using scraps, I have been making lots of things with brand new… Continue reading

Banjara Textile Scraps

This year at the International Quilt Festival, I bought these fabulous scraps.  They were labeled “Banjara textiles from Afghanistan.”     I had never heard of Banjara textiles before, so of course I… Continue reading

Super Scrappy Lap Quilt for ScrapHappy August

Well, if it weren’t for quarterly participation in The Endeavourers online art quilt group, and monthly posts for ScrapHappy Day on the 15th, it seems I wouldn’t be posting at all! Maybe someday… Continue reading

Quite Possibly, the World’s Bulkiest Quilt

I started this string quilt three years ago!  At the time, I asked for setting options, and most people liked the idea of narrow sashing around the string blocks. I thought that would… Continue reading

A Quilt Consultation Book

One of our friends is expecting a baby, so of course I would like to make her a quilt!  I want it to reflect her taste, not mine, though, so I prepared a… Continue reading

The Bottomless Bin of Red Scraps

It’s been almost two years since I bought eight shoeboxes full of scraps (and a lot of big pieces, too) from my friend, Marilyn, who had to downsize.  For this ScrapHappy project, I… Continue reading

The Two Quilts of Madame X

The location: undisclosed The date: unrevealed The source: anonymous The job: provide quilt history The payoff: images for my files A quilt consultation was set up.  Here is the client’s story: I don’t… Continue reading