Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Scrap Happy Summer~ Block Party

Scrap quilts are the perfect way to take a simple block and make a stunning quilt.  Take the rail fence, what could be more simple than strips sewn together?
But when they get together in a scrappy rail fence block party they become a beautiful quilt.

 A 45* wedge block
 becomes a kaleidoscope of color. 
This simple block
When enjoying friends becomes this
And here is a plain little four patch
But when you get her with friends she can become quite stunning.

The list of blocks could go on and on.  This is just a sampling of riotous fun that can be had with simple scrappy blocks.  Now go have a party with your scraps.

7 comments:

  1. You are right scrappy quilts can very beautiful. Thanks you for sharing inspiration .

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  2. Scrappy quilts are my all time favorite and yours looks so soft and comfy.

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  3. You're right, sometimes nothing is as fun as playing with scraps and a quick simple pattern!

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  4. Definitely fun with all those colors and patterns. Thanks for the ideas.

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  5. ✿✿¸.•°
    Passei para uma visitinha.
    Que lindo!

    Boa semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil
    ✿✿¸.•°

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  6. Thanks for the scrap party. All these quilts are wonderful. I love my scraps and play with them all the time. I even get some sewing done once in a while, too!

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  7. I REALLY like the 45 Degree Wedge block! Thanks for more idea to use up scraps!

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