Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Scrappy design wall


   Cutting and piecing small projects has filled the design wall.....a watercolor banner, large table runner from the Hot Dish pattern, a table runner using the Piano Keys pattern, and a scrappy rail fence using the 2+4 rail block variation.










  The Hot Dish runner is large enough.....so it is ready to be pinned and quilted.  The Piano Keys runner is going to get a border this time around before it gets finished.

  The watercolor banner needs an applique....possibly the butterfly, if I can find the fabric I want to use.  Then a border is needed too.







  I went ahead and assembled the blocks I had for the rail fence.  It is a small lap throw size right now, only about 36" by 48", so a border is needed to finish it up.

   A lot of leader/ender piecing was accomplished as I put all of this together this week.  I think I can actually begin to put together a few rows on the vintage bricks, just to see how it looks.


   Along the way, I pulled out a scrap bin of strips to look for some pieces for binding.  I found binding and some leftover blocks.   These may find their way into some mug rugs.  Lol....one thing leads to another....and I have miles of thread to go before I stop.
   Sir Old Man stopped in and asked what all of this is for.  The gift pile, and one for a charity auction, I replied.   I do believe he thought I was preparing to open a shop or at least put things up for sale!  That is more production that I have in me, I think.  I really think I am just making more scraps.......happy stitching.  

5 comments:

  1. Lots of pretties on the wall! I'm scrambling for finishes to clear things out, but they do make for sidetracks looking for border and binding fabrics.

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  2. What a beautiful assortment. I can tell how you're keeping cool this summer!

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  3. I can see that Hotlegs will be put to work soon. You have been very productive in your process of making scraps. : )
    A butterfly applique will really finish that piece up beautifully!

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  4. So much colorful, scrappy goodness! You have busy : )

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  5. The butterfly would be beautiful on the banner, I hope you find the right fabric. I wish there was a way to keep the men folk out of the sewing room, it's best for them not to see, LOL.

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