My design wall still holds the Civil War blocks that I showed last post with no progress.
So today I am featuring my design ironing board, design door, and design table.
The ironing board holds Orca Bay. I am getting close to finishing the top now. It looks like swiss cheese because I decided to replace some of the lighter pink string blocks with medium or dark ones. The lighter ones were kind of washed out. Luckily I made a few extra in medium /dark during that step.
The design door holds the almost finished border strips. I forgot to make the hourglass blocks for the center of the top and bottom strips, but that won't take long. Again with luck, I had enough cream colored scraps for the triangles. Not much variety but enough to finish.
And on the design table are some crumb blocks.
Why did I make these this weekend?
Well, because on Friday, I talked to a quilting friend about using "crumb" scraps to make blocks and usable fabric, so the technique was on my mind. Then on Saturday, I was digging through my small scraps looking for some possible 2" leaders and enders. Then I just started to play around a little.
Do you like to play with little scraps or do you throw them away?
I learned about this from Bonnie Hunter, Jo's Country Junction, and Bumbles Beans 15 minutes play but I haven't made a whole quilt out of crumbs. Yet.
This is where I was getting my small scraps. A recycled animal cracker plastic container from Target.
It usually sits on the table by my cutting mat, very handy and fun.
These are the 2" leader/enders salvaged from scraps.
Linking with Judy at Patchwork Times Design Wall Monday.
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