Friday, January 23, 2015

Friday Finish

I was able to sew this week!
Digging through scraps and sewing little strips together
suits me JUST fine.
;)

This little vintage strip here is really the inspiration for the whole quilt.
That  ONE little tiny, PRECIOUS scrap
DROVE this quilt.
LOVE all that color.

Mid week....when I was working away at sewing strips together
I recieved another LITTLE bunch of vintage fabric
and it contained JUST the RIGHT blue
to fill this quilt out.

BELIEVE it or NOT...
I have PLENTY of fabric here...
but cutting into yardage kind of defeats the purpose
in a little scrap quilt like this!

Crazy logic???

This polka dot backing is just perfect.
I'm a frugal quilter.
This polka dot was a sheet in it's former life.
OOOh!
I love giving cotton fabric a second LIFE!!

Strips/strings used in this quilt were 10" tall
and in the top row they are 7" tall.
You might also notice I pieced some strings.
Can't let ANYTHING go to waste!
:)

Quilt measures 40"x44"

Have a great weekend friends!

8 comments:

  1. It turned out great! That type of mindless sewing is on my list of to-do's, hopefully soon.

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  2. ohh it is so cute, I love the vintage feel, very cool.

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  3. It's so soft and pretty. Nothing is better than working with scraps!

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  4. I've always loved your quilts, Beth, but recently you are really reinforcing to me the wisdom of digging deep in our stash, blending together the old & the new to create really timeless quilts.
    Thanks!

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  5. Lovely. A little bit of sewing is good for the soul. It also makes life a little happier.

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  6. Wonderful use of scraps. Love that you pieced a few strips. No waste is wonderful and adds interet to quilts.

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  7. Beautiful quilt! And the piecing works!
    Frankie
    www.knitwits-owls.blogspot.co.uk/?m=1

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  8. Very cute! Love the soft colors.

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