Frequently, quilters will start a project, or test a pattern and for whatever reason, will end up with blocks that won't go into a finished top.The guild I belong to will take these blocks and put them together into a usable quilt. One such donation was 11 bowtie blocks. What on Earth do you do… Continue reading Orphan Blocks
So, I keep receiving fabric items from my daughter. This time it was 2 sea-life inspired panels with dolphins, orcas, and other underwater creatures. I was stumped on how to use it, I didn't want to cut apart all of the individual squares and put sashing and cornerstones. Quick and dirty was my goal as… Continue reading What to do with a Panel?
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Hey, what's next. I've started a quilt from a pattern called Hidden Wells. A number of years ago, a guild I belonged to used this pattern for a mystery. There are quite a few images on Pinterest and you can use different widths of strips, but I decided to use all the same size strips. For… Continue reading Scrapping Onward
As with most quilters, I’ve wanted to tame my scraps for many years. There have been times that I've thrown away smaller pieces, saved them, and given them away. Only to come back to saving them again! Unless a piece of fabric can be cut into a usable square or strip, then into the trash it… Continue reading Scrap Journey