12.19.2012

so scraptastic! || part 2 - 29 pieces!



WOW.   Just wow.  I am completely shocked at how well the majority of them turned out!  If you missed my first post of so scraptastic!, it is a must read, especially if you are going to critique my blocks.  ;)  All of these blocks are made from my scrap bin, and they do include projects that I started but never finished or didn't like, which ended up in the scrap bin too!  (Psst- Don't ever throw away pieced work, even if it is ugly!)  So if some blocks look designed, I promise I didn't do it!!  You're just seeing an old project.  :)

My blocks are listed in no particular order.  (If you are seeing wrinkles, it's because I didn't pin any of my pieces for this particular project.)


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Here's a sneak peak at the quilt top.  (It will not be quilted until January.)




Are not some of those blocks amazing!  What is so crazy is that I would have never put together those blocks otherwise, and it's fun to see some new color combinations.


In case you missed it:
In Part 1, I talk about how this came about and what the challenge is.
In Part 3, I share with you the finished quilt and my thoughts on this process.


So which piece is your favorite??


peaceout
I linked up with Freshly Pieced.

15 comments:

  1. love them all! It's going to be fab!

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  2. Definitely 14 and 15 because of the moustache fabric! (Do you have any left? I would totally trade you some scraps for it!)

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  3. This looks so fun to do! Must try it someday...

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  4. They are little fabric mood boards. Love them :)

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  5. I absolutely love this! I think these kind of quilts are the best! I adore total randomness because screw ups are less noticeable!
    Your fabric choices are sooo beautiful! Love.

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  6. Amazing! You are making this quilt for me, right?! :)

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  7. Love them all and the fabrics! Yum! Want to do a scrap exchange? Or 5" block exchange? That's my favorite way to get to try fabrics I dont have or know about.

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  8. OK I'm just off to read more about it - looks like a great and very successful idea!

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  9. Impossible to pick a favorite - they are great!!! I can't wait to see the completed quilt!!! You have been a very busy lady! So, how many bobbins did you go through to piece these blocks????

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  10. That will be one amazing quilt when these are all put together.

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  11. Its amazing how all of the colors seem to work together!

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  12. I love this! It's beautiful! I can't wait to see the finished product.

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  13. They turned out really well! Good on you!! I haven't tried this sort of scrap quilting yet. I think I'd find it really hard not to fuss over what colours went where and in what proportion. Bit of a control freak here!

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  14. Love it! ( Sorry so late commenting, way behind on blog reading)

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