Saturday, July 18, 2020

Putting the Pieces Together!

 I pieced the second blues quilt and then tackled this odd assortment--
I had to do some trimming to make them work but it works!
 And then the fun could begin--I cut out the butterfly fabric 
to go with this pile of leftover tumblers I had in the stash.
 The butterfly fabric is left over from a quilt I made granddaughter, Ella, for her birth 7 years ago!
 Does anyone piece some blocks when making a scrap quilt when you need 4 more blocks 
and there isn't big enough chunks of fabric to pull that off?!
Sometimes I can match up the print perfectly....
and sometimes not 
but it is a busy enough print that this won't bug me.

I am building up a pile of finished tops and I don't have large enough pieces for the backing...
next week we will try the fabric store.

6 comments:

  1. Wow...that's a lot done! I was proud of myself when I managed to get half of a block done this week. My time management has been pretty bad during all this isolation stuff. I have no idea what I am doing all day but it's not much to brag about anymore. Lol..

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  2. The butterfly fabric is so cute.

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  3. Oh yes, I’ve pieced fabric together when at piece is not quite large enough. Often after quilting, it’s. It that noticeable.

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  4. They look great! And I wouldn't have noticed your piecing if you hadn't pointed it out.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  5. I love scrappy quilts. They are so unexpected -- and one of a kind.
    The gumdrop quilt is really fun. I have pieced squares together like that!

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  6. I do try to match the prints when I have to seam, but you are right, sometimes it just doesn't work! But so cute none the less!

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