Wednesday, May 27, 2020

I May Have A Scrap Problem...So Many Quilts, So Little Time!

Hi, all!

Seems like every time I open up Instagram these days, I see more and more gorgeous scrappy quilts!  I'm busy working on another commission t-shirt quilt right now....


...so I haven't had any time to indulge in scrappy sewing - boo hoo! You can see the start I made on the quilt today - just cutting out blocks and putting them on the design wall for storage.  It does give me a good idea of the color spread, though.  Once I have all the blocks cut out I'll lay it all out on the floor to check the layout, then start sewing it together.

So instead of sharing my own (non-existent) scrappy sewing, I'm going to show you what has been tempting me on Instagram this week! 


My friend Maria has been making beautiful scrap quilts for Hands2Help! This one is a pattern I've been eyeing for a while now.


Do y'all miss Amanda Jean's blog as much as I do?  Seeing an IG post from her is always a highpoint for me - and I do love this quilt, which looks like it uses up tiny bits of triangle scraps and neutral backgrounds.  


Zenia Rene created this massive scrappy trips, and I am so jealous! This has been on my bucket list for a while.  Hers is lovely!


Isn't this a lovely heart quilt? Anja did a fabulous job with it, and now I want to go dig through my blue scraps....


Tracy and I really need to get together and play with scraps!  (We met at an LQS trunk show with Jen Kingwell.)  Her June Bugs quilts is as cute as a bug, isn't it?


Jayne always has beautiful things in her feed, but I really love this play with skinny strips and curves!  


Isn't Sharon's hexie pillow adorable?  I don't have much patience for hand sewing, but I think I could do it for long enough to make a pillow cover like this.  And it's a great way to use up pretty scraps!

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So please tell me I'm not alone in having so many quilts I want to make, but never enough time!  

Hugs!

Sarah


14 comments:

  1. Nice progress on the T-Quilt, Sarah! Yes, I miss Amanda Jean as much as you do. I am SEW excited to see that she has a presence on IG!! Limited is better than now - like her non-existing blogging. Thanks for sharing all of this wonderful scrappy goodness!

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  2. Hi Sarah, thanks for the shout-out! And oh my, those curvy strips have my fingers itching to give it a try!! I also miss Crazy Mom Quilts blog but at least she still posts to IG every once in a while ;-) I love following along with your new tshirt quilt project, those tiny pictures of the shirts is an awesome idea :-)

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  3. I just finished a t-shirt quilt that was very dark. I like looking at your brighter one!

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  4. I wish I could be so bold as to ask people to stop making beautiful quilts. I wish they made ugly quilts for awhile so I can catch up on my to-do list, lol. But I wont because I so love seeing what others do. ;^)

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  5. I am so with you.... Stop the clocks!!

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  6. I really like the scrappy trips quilt! Just wow!

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  7. Way too many plans, and that’s why quilting is so fun and addictive. The first example, Chandeliers pattern by Lella Boutique, is on my list to make. And I was equally excited to see Amanda Jean’s quilt and missing her blog. Thanks for inspiration to keep on quilting.

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  8. Yes, I'm finding way too many scrappy ideas on IG and elsewhere. I have 4 projects sitting here waiting to be quilted and way too many block collections accumulating. Good thing I'm retired and that I have lots of scraps and stash.
    Pat

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  9. I definitely have more ideas than time to execute them! But I love seeing inspiration from other quilters. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. I just said today to my husband "I can't believe 2020 is nearly half over...well, 5/12's!" I don't know where the time goes...but it's sure getting there faster than ever before. Yes, yes, yes! I miss Amanda Jean. And just the time I found Tracy's Bits and Pieces I guess she stopped blogging as well! You must never, ever stop...ok?

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  11. You are not alone! I was just looking at a pattern for that top one and wanting to make it. It's called Beads and the block is soooo easy :)

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  12. Of course you are not alone. I thing we all do this!! I also love seeing a post from Amanda Jean. I really miss her blog. Anja's quilt is lovely too. So many fun things to make!!

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  13. Sarah! Thank you for the highlight! I'd been wanting to make scrappy trips for a couple of years. I've actually made 3 but this is the largest by far. oxoxo

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  14. Lots of scrappy goodness this week. I miss Amanda Jean's blog as well. Thanks for sharing my heart quilt. Need to get that quilted up this weekend.

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