Sunday, July 3, 2011


I'm supposed to be writing an essay. I had every intention to work on it this weekend. After all, it's only 1500 words.....easy! But (and I really mean BUT....), I started to sort out my scrap bag yesterday and then one thing led to another and the next thing I knew I had this really nice pile of lovely colourful fabric strips. Then I got to and trimmed each of them to 1 1/2" wide and once stitched together and trimmed, I had enough little blocks to edge 41 x 3 1/2" squares in Kona Seafoam. After a bit of intensive sewing in between weekend shopping, washing, music concerts, the children's sport and a late night I managed to complete all the coloured blocks. Today I added plain blocks and before I knew it there was a little quilt top by late Sunday afternoon. The pattern is the Pieced Scrap Border Quilt from Red Pepper and measures 45" square. I'm thrilled with it and whilst I am feeling slighty guilty about the as yet not started essay I'm suppressing the guilt in the knowledge that my scrap bag is somewhat reduced!


  1. oooooohhhhh, pretty......

  2. A woman after my own heart. I love the scrappy borders - it will be fun to see what you quilt in the middle.

    Congratulations on another beauty!