Saturday, 16 January 2016

Slow blue scraps

I have just been checking out some of the awesome projects on the ScrapHappy Saturday link up and have concluded that I definitely need to put my back into this now.  So far I have sewn my tiniest bits into little square-ish blocks and added some strips cut from my shirt stash (given my resolution to use these this year this seemed the obvious place to start).  I think I know what next, but for now I haven't got much to show for my time.


On the bright side, I love the shirt strips!

Also, I've come up with a title for the blog post that I can use for months: just substitute the appropriate colour and bob's your uncle.

21 comments:

  1. There is lots of work in your arrangements. Pretty blues, variety of shades. Should make for some lovely finishes.

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  2. You've got a great collection of shirts to use. I was gifted shirts, but they are all the same solid blue color. I am planning on making a quilt and gifting it back to the person who gave me the shirts.

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  3. You've got a nice variety of BLUES in your stash! I hope you are having FUN with the RSC... I'm loving it!

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  4. You've gotten a lot done and the blues are lovely shades and fabrics :)

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  5. You've gotten a lot done and the blues are lovely shades and fabrics :)

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  6. Nice squares, and I just love the shirt strips.

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  7. Lovely blue stripes from the shirts and good idea to change the colour in your post each month.

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  8. Sewing scraps is a slow work, but it's fun. And you've come up with the perfect title for the blog post.

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  9. I love your shirt strips too! {he, he, wondering now what's going to happen with them?}

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  10. The shirt strips look like fun, as well as your squares. Looking forward to what you do with them all!

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  11. Can't wait to see what those strips turn into... will they be sub cut and resewn....added to with other colors? Inquiring minds want to know!

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  12. Looks to me like you are off to a good start. Scraps sewn together are more likely to turn into something than scraps in the bin.

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  13. You've got a good start with the blocks and the strips. Keep up the good work! I also looked back at your posts and the staggered circles are fascinating. Looks like they are all KF.

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  14. Putting your back into it is working! I especially like the shirt strips. Blue is my favorite color, as evidenced by the fact that I have twice as many blues as any other color. These have such a pretty contrast. Curious to see where they take you.

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  15. Love love love these blocks. They have a such a relaxed feel to them. Looking forward to seeing them develop slowly.

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  16. You have a really nice variety of scraps. So nice that they have come out to play instead of hiding in bins!

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  17. You've got a great start on your scrap projects. I like those shirt strips too, very pretty blues.

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  18. I adore your shirting strips! Those small squares are pretty wonderful, too.

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