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Scrappy In-Between Project In Process

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In between other projects I have been working on these scrappy blocks. I am using old, very thin bed sheets cut into 12″ squares as the foundation to sew assorted widths of  scrappy strips. I didn’t want to use paper as the foundation because I am too lazy to tear the paper off after sewing the strips. 🙂 To have a little continuity each block has a white strip in the center. At this point none of the blocks are attached together so they can be moved. As you can see I only have 21 blocks now but I would like to have enough for a queen size bed. With all my scraps that should not be a problem.

I am hoping a design inspiration will come to me as it progresses because it sure looks pitiful now. If you have any suggestions, feel free to offer them.

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I am a retired grandmother living in hot and sunny Florida. I spend most of my days doing what I love: sewing and quilting. I have a spoiled rotten Boston Terrier named Sami who keeps me busy mostly by cleaning up after her and refilling holes in the yard that she insists on digging and burying her toys. Of course then she digs them up and brings them into the house resulting in...you guessed it...more cleaning. I will be posting pictures of Sami, quilts, flowers, and other things as they come along. Glad to have you join me.

13 thoughts on “Scrappy In-Between Project In Process

  1. The women in my sewing group were just griping about having to tear the paper off their foundation piecing! Ha! Your approach makes so much sense. And, yes, play around with different shapes, like the chevron or diamond. I think this’ll be very cool when done!

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