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Monday, June 25, 2012

Design Wall Monday 6/25/12





 As further evidence of my frugal quilting, I present you with exhibit #1,973 - a quilt to which I contributed not a single piece of fabric that I purchased!  It's true, this entire quilt was constructed of fabric that would otherwise have been thrown away.  The large HSTs were part of the largess from June's estate sale.  The 16-patches were made from bits that other people love to give me, "We know Chris will make something with this."  I still have enough HSTs and 16-patches to make at least two more quilts.  Right now this one is about 54 x 64.  I think it needs some sort of borders.  I'll get around to auditioning some after I get the rows sewn together. 

I rather like this utilitarian thing because it is the sort of quilt that can get drug around and used to death.  I think that would make June and I both very happy.

Check out some other design walls over at Judy's blog.

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I love scrappy quilts!

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  2. Isn't great to make something from little bits of what some call "trash"?? This came out fantastic. Can't wait to see it with borders.

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  3. Now this is my kind of quilt. I get a lot of 'donated' bits and bobs, so can relate. This is really beautiful in it's simplicity - and something that would be trash is really a treasure.

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  4. Totally liking this scrappy quilt! I'm just about to start making big HSTs for a pinwheel quilt made from waste triangles--most of which were scraps to begin with. "Making do" is so satisfying, right?

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