Monday, September 3, 2018

Scrappy

 I had plenty of two and a half inch squares that I cut from five inch charm squares but I didn't have a lot of variety. I was having a hard time not having the same ones match up in the sashing.




I went digging through Daddio's old box of charms and found lots of good contenders for this 30's reproduction quilt but....when I went to cut them up noticed that several packs were not cut correctly. Four and a half inch squares were not going to work. I was ticked.



I had to dig through more boxes but I came up with what I think is enough to make do.



There is still a lot of repetition but for a scrappy quilt I guess it will all work out in the end. I need to stop being so fussy and just get it done.

10 comments:

  1. It's coming together nicely.

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  2. Oh, yes! Stop being fussy and admire the wonderful look the scrappy sashing does for the Dresden blocks! Good work on the stash diving!

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  3. The sashing looks nice with the blocks.

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  4. I get fussy too. With my knitting for sure.

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  5. The scrappy sashing frames the Dresden blocks beautifully! It's going to be a lovely quilt!

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  6. The top is absolutely perfect! Yes, you are overthinking it. You have the most wonderful stash. Look forward to seeing this complete.

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  7. It's looking fantastic.
    When quilting, I find I have to just let go and let the scraps fall where they may a lot of the time!

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  8. Oh I think it’s going to be beautiful! Good job diving in the stash. You found some great fabrics.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  9. I love those multi-color borders, but they look like so much work!

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  10. I love scrappy quilts however they come out. Yours is fun to see. Enjoy.

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