Wednesday, February 24, 2021

I May Have A Scrap Problem... Inspiration!

 

Hi, all!

It's been a busy week around here, with not much time for scrap sewing.  With a full roster of t-shirt quilt orders, I'm making hay while the sun shines and knocking them out as quickly as I can!  Today one of my customers sent me a picture of her daughter with her new quilt...


And that's why I love making memory quilts!  It's wonderful to see people react to a tangible, useful recollection of their treasured items.  

That being said, I haven't had much time for scrap sewing (although I've been making a lot of scraps!) but I did find some really cool inspiration on Instagram this week.....


Look at all those wonderful tiny scrappy houses and trees!  I cannot imagine the work that went into this, but I sure can appreciate it!


And look at all that glorious color!!  I definitely need to find out if there's a pattern for this one...


Isn't this one fun?  It's made of shirt fabric!  Such a great way to repurpose those old shirts.  Men's shirts show wear at collar and cuffs, but usually the rest of the fabric is still in pretty good shape - and there's a LOT of fabric in an XL man's shirt!

But this quilt is my favorite of the week.  I love a snail's trail block, but I've never seen a quilt made of scrappy snail's trails - isn't it wonderful?  This one is definitely going on my bucket list!

That's all I've got this week, but hopefully I'll be able to do some personal sewing soon - I just have to decide which project to work on!


Go forth and conquer those scraps!


Hugs

Sarah


7 comments:

  1. Those are some very colorful quilts! Snails Trail is also on my list of someday quilts to be made but so many quilts, so little time. Happy stitching!

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  2. That is one happy quilt recipient! As for that second picture, I'm thinking I read recently that it's in the process of becoming a pattern, and she has a really cool design called "Everything Goes" that's fun.

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  3. Scrappy sewing is always fun. Keeping track of scrappy is not sew fun.

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  4. Oh, it's nice to touch people's lives through our quilts!

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  5. Love, love, LOVE that recipient reaction, Sarah!!

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