Thursday, July 19, 2018

Scrappy Quilting with Squares

I had a big pile of squares I wanted to use up, so I assembled a couple of scrappy quilts.  It was the perfect easy, no brain-required exercise,  and I cleared out my stock of squares.  I attempted an alternate light and dark layout, added some semi-solid borders, and I was done.  This top is waiting for me to pin it to a piece of fleece and quilt it up.

I sashed the squares in this second quilt, which is a smaller kid quilt that I've donated.  I like the way the sashing  (in one of my favorite colors) sets off each square.  

I had some leftover backing fabric from a large quilt I finished last year.  It felt good to get this one finished and sent off. 

If you look in the left bottom corner of this picture, you can see that I put my work table on table leg extensions.  It's made cutting so much more comfortable, I wish I'd done it sooner.  I got mine on Amazon, but I'm sure big hardware stores must carry them


Debra Dixon said...

I am amazed I still recognize some of those fabrics from back in the day when we swapped squares.
Great looking quilts!

Judy S. said...

Nice work! It's beautiful. It's so great to see your posts again.

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