Monday, March 26, 2012

Design Wall Monday!.......

I'm hooking up with Judy over at Patchwork Times to show some progress on my design wall this weekend.  We spent a good deal of time with family on Saturday, but early Sunday morning, while everyone else was asleep, I got a few more blocks done on my current projects:



These are some of my "Little Monkey" blocks....5-inch Monkey Wrench done in truly scrappy form; I'm planning on making 36 of them and then sashing them with cornerstones.  They are just so much fun to make:  two 10-inch, 2 1/2-inch strips and two 8-inch, 1-1/2 inch strips, plus a 1-1/2 inch square is all it takes.  Of course, I'm TRYING to keep it scrappy, but as you can probably tell, I have a terrible time NOT matching fabrics up.....but aren't they cute? 




These are some of the "scrappy" Delectable Mountains blocks I'm making from all the greens in my stash.  Haven't decided on the final layout, but these are  pretty fast to work up, as well, using 8 1/2-inch squares to start.



Both of these patterns are available for free on Bonnie Hunter's great Quiltville blog.  Bonnie has enough free patterns using scraps that I may never have to buy another magazine or book.....but of course, you just KNOW that's not going to happen.

I finished bindings for 4 cancer quilts this morning, and have them sewn on, ready for finishing.  Now it's time to tackle my Antique Crazy Quilt again....four more squares to block and "un-baste", then sash, and I'll be ready for borders.  It's a work-day Monday.

Have a great day,

Kathy


5 comments:

Carol Rogers said...

love the scrappy stuff. Since I got up at 10am, as usual, I'll quilt later. Have a great sunny day!

Chatty Kathy said...

Sunny, but windy. Got my antique blocks trimmed and ready to sash...I"m moving......

Teresa Felgueiras said...

Lovely projects. I love scrappy quilts.

Cherie said...

For really scrappy throw all the pieces into separate bags and pull out the amount you need. They look good though =D

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