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Scrappy Quilt #3


The January Guild newsletter brought a new request for blocks. This time it was a 4 patch of 2.5 x 2.5” blocks alternating light and dark. I was ready! Then they were going to put the four patches around a 4.5 x 4.5’ block. I had that too!

Scrap Block #3

That block was alternated with a plainer block of light fabric surrounding a 4.5 x 4.5” block.

Scrap Block #3a

Next thing I knew I had enough of those blocks to make a quilt. And using up the light fabric that I had a lot of, I’m on a roll now!

Scrappy Block

The next dilema was whether to put the blocks “on point” or not.

Scrappy Blocks

I decided I liked the look of on point, but I’m not sure I’ll do another one that way. It was a bit of a pain because everything is on the bias. Quilting was even harder because of the bias.

Scrappy Blocks

I had a lot of fun quilting words into the quilt:

Scrappy Blocks