But in an effort to keep the house, and quilting space, in decent shape, I decided to make a scrappy quilt (plus the scrap stash was near capacity!). Enter this scrappy log cabin type tutorial I saw a couple of months ago.
I started with the teals since I've been dreaming of the beach and sea glass (an obsession of mine, BTW), then I had Arden pick out the next color set. He picked dark blue...so then I did light blue. Next I'm thinking green.
|They measure 12.5" square|
I started piecing these quilt blocks without any rhyme or reason or plan. I was just doing it to quilt something. But now that I have 4 finished blocks, and another two nearly complete, I'm starting to think about the quilt in whole. Like who will this quilt go to? How big should I make it (which will answer how many blocks do I need)? What colors should I use?
I love using these scraps and seeing fabric from every quilt I ever made! And I love that I am finally quilting again! The last quilt blocks I made was way back in February. Ugh, how am I going to make all the quilt on my To Do list at this rate? One at a time.
Here's my condensed quilting space:
|Decided two 6' tables was too much area to collect junk.|
I don't really like this set up, but for now, while I'm just piecing blocks, its good enough. :-)