Tag Archive: scraps

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

Must…View…Color…

Last summer we took charge of the family archives, about 12 big cartons full of loose papers and photos.  The last few days, I have been working steadily to digitize the family letters… Continue reading

Scrappy Baby Quilt Tops

Months ago, I saw this baby quilt on KatyQuilts, and I just loved it. I loved the inclusion of gray and black into a baby quilt, and the way the colors sometimes moved… Continue reading

Bright Blocks for Gray Days

About five years ago, the coordinator of my quilting group was cleaning out leftovers from group projects, and I took home some of those scraps, including some tiny little nine-patches that were only… Continue reading

From a Shoe Box Full of Scraps

Back in January I bought a lot of fabric from a quilting friend who is moving, and instantly, all my New Year’s resolutions went out the window.  Except for one — working with… Continue reading

Setting Options – Opinions Requested

With this cold I’ve had for two weeks, I have felt too foggy to concentrate on anything even slightly complicated, but I have been wanting to sew.  So I have spent a little… Continue reading