Friday, September 7, 2012

Dump and Sew

Our Dump and Sew linky party is NEXT WEEK!!!
 
Today, I thought I'd share with you
some of the quilts I've made over the last couple of years
Using this tried and TRUE method.
;)
 
Dumping the scraps is EASY!!!
Sometimes they come from friends in a bag....
Sometimes You find them in your stash!!!
 
Quite frequently.....they are leftover strips.
 
The quilt above is just strips.
Happy strips!!!
 

And this one used leftovers from someone else's project!
I actually paid about 50 cents for this bag of scraps!
 
What can I say???
I liked the colors!!!
 
And....
IT went together SO FAST because I did
VERY LITTLE cutting!!!
 
You can see.... I even pieced the outside border!
 

I made this one a long time ago.
Crazy quilts are dump and sew quilts...
don't you think??

Just choose a center and begin sewing scraps on!
 

In this quilt I focused on pink...
but added some other colors to perk it up!!!
 
If you're going to dump...
it's O.K. to be a little choosy about the colors you sew together!
;)

Even my corduroy quilt used this method.
The pieces I had were bigger...
and I did a LITTLE bit of cutting.
I made some blocks with large strips
and then cut them diagonally
to get those triangle shapes.

This is one of my quilty treasures.
An old potholder.
This is definitely a dump and sew project.
I LOVE this one!

And here's MY attempt!

A baby quilt using this and that.

A blue quilt using square foundations.

Another BLUE quilt!
I love this one!!!

And last but not least.....
A baby quilt using any happy colors
that fell out of the bag!!!!
 
Looking forward to seeing
****YOUR******
dump and sew quilts next week!!!!
 
Linky party begins Monday
and will last ALL week!
September 10-15!
 
See you THERE!
 
 
 

14 comments:

  1. You stagger me, my dear! I know that you do MUCH more than solely sit at your sewing machine -- I cannot believe how much you get done!

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  2. What a wonderfully, fun quilt show of dump quilts - cannot wait for the link up.

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  3. I love all these scrap quilts. You are so talented, Beth!

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  4. Can't wait...I'll be dumping and sewing this weekend in anticipation!

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  5. What a very freeing experience to see your repertoire of dump quilts! I think I must play along with you! Thanks!

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  6. I love those quilts. You have inspired me

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  7. Ahhhh true art......

    and you see ^ anonymous ^ said what i keep saying....you inspire me!!!

    xo
    eva

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  8. Seriously scrappy! What fun quilts you always make.

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  9. They all look so pretty. It is amazing what you can do with scraps.

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  10. Wonderful quilts! I wanted to let you know that my daughter turned 18 today but has to spend 12 hours at the U going thru orientation. We were going to take her out to dinner but she said she would be too tired and all she would want is chocolate. I whipped up your chocolate cake recipe for her birthday cake. It smells wonderful and it CAME OUT OF THE PAN perfectly!!! Thanks!

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  11. Today I dumped a full container of two and a half inch strips onto my dining table so I could dig out the shortest ones to sew! Sadly, however, I ate up all the dump cake I made several days ago!

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