Wednesday, July 26, 2017

I May Have A Scrap Problem... Some Christmas Cheer!

Hi, all!

Well, it's been a crazy two weeks around here, with the 12 Days of Christmas in July blog hop going on - but it's over now and I didn't want to let Wednesday go by without a scrappy post!  Unfortunately, I haven't had much time to work on anything but some commission jobs and the hop stuff, but I did make a super-scrappy back for my quilt-along quilt for the hop, so here it is!

I started with this pile, the contents of my Christmas fabric scraps tub...

...but unfortunately, even after using all those scraps, I had almost a full tub left over when I finished!  How is that possible?

There were lots of great projects in the hop that would be perfect for using up your own Christmas scraps if you are also overrun, so if you missed the hop, be sure to check out all the links here!

See you next week with (hopefully) some new scrappy sewing!!




  1. Scraps are so good to use, and you even had some left over.

  2. Sometimes I think Christmas scraps multiply more than our other scraps, maybe because it's such a happy time :) Lately I won't even look at any of the new Christmas fabric, I'm afraid of falling in love.

  3. I love your trip around the world quit. Thank you for posting this.

  4. Once I finished my Santa's trip quilt, I cut up the left over Christmas fabrics into 6" squares and yesterday I made a falling charms quilt with them. I still have some scraps so I have decided to make a split 9 patch with them. Thanks for getting me into my Christmas scrap box.

  5. LOVE that crazy scrappy quilt back!! How was that to quilt through with all the seams on the front, too?

  6. With all the scrapy happiness on the front of my quilt I was thinking of going with just one whole piece of Christmas fabric for the backing. Binding choice is always a daunting task. While it is small is size it seems to play a key role. How will you bind yours?

  7. I am sure you will find the perfect project to use them up!

  8. Thanks for a great hop. It was filled with great tutorials and great ideas. Thank you for all your hard work and the hard work of all the contributors. I enjoyed every idea.

  9. Thanks for a super hop Sarah. Love love that backing!

  10. Thanks for the fun.There were great tips,ideas and tutorials!!
    Your quilt is stunning.

  11. It was a great blog hop with many fabulous ideas. I've got at least three that are must dos for this year. And of course, I really should finish quilting last year's 12Days project.

  12. Sarah, I have had such a great time, meeting new (to me!) bloggers, seeing all these wonderful ideas, projects, and tutorials!... And, getting the inspiration I needed to make my first Trip Around the World quilt! (I think I have enough ideas to last me for years of gift giving!!!)
    And, Sarah, your quilts are *beautiful!*
    I love the joyously happy, colorful back!! Such a great way to use leftover scraps,... And it's like creating two quilts in one!
    **Thank you, again, Sarah!!**
    Pat T.

  13. wow your back is amazing so you have a completely reversible quilt. Sorry not commented on all the Xmas stuff, afraid since I lost Mum in 2006 have not bothered with decorations etc.

  14. What a fun back! My scraps aren't big enough to use in making a quilt back for the most part.........but I love looking at what others do. =)


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