Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Scrappy Days Ahead

 


I've been handling some other things that kept me away from the blog.  I need to play with scraps.  This is a mock up of what I would like to use to eat up the over-stuffed 2" square barrel.  Some easy, no think, chaining thru the machine for the day.

Then I need to catch up on the Temecula Monday Mini blocks.  One of my RSC21 green blocks to be done (leader/ender).  And we finally met again with the guild - was a delight to see everyone and there was a fabulous show&tell.  The members gave me quiet the list of mini blocks to catch up on.


 Staying with our quilting history theme, I did a program on the history of the pincushion and then taught a little 'make & take' project.  I modified the tutorial from Polka Dot Pineapple - there are a lot of Golf Tee Pincushion tutorials out there.  Quick, cute, and fun for National Craft Month.


I've pulled some scraps to start working on a project for the up coming Hop - Salt & Sand.  We are being teased with some warmer weather, but the Nor'East is known for those late snow storms.  This project should be a good perk me up, looking for Spring.

Looking forward to some serious play time with my machine,

Sewingly YOurs,

Sharon

8 comments:

  1. Go and play, maybe still inside till your swarmer days arrive, we are definitely in Autumn, and with some rain all day, I was happy to stay inside after a quick visit to the hairdresser.

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  2. I love your "mock up" for the over flowing 2" scrap bin. I can also see it for the over flowing 2 1/2" scrap bin

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  3. That looks like a great quilt project. I’m looking forward to doing some of that mindless chaining too. A good audiobook and my sewing machine sounds great right now. We’ll be home today, so it’ll happen soon.

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  4. Your mock-up looks like a real scrap buster. Gives me an idea for the RSC 16 patches I've been making for a few years. I succumbed to the warm weather and did some garden clean-up yesterday and will be at it today. I know it's a risk since there's certain to be one more big snow, but I couldn't resist.
    Pat

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  5. Your project should use up a lot of scraps, that is a very cute pincushion, thanks for sharing.

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  6. I hope you had a fun day sewing those 2" squares.

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  7. So great that your guild is seeing each other again! Ours is so big, that we are still not able to meet. Have fun sewing up those scraps!

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  8. Looking forward to seeing what you will make for the Salt and Sand Blog Hop, Sharon. I pulled some scraps for my project, too. We better get busy, as it will be here before we know it!

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