InstructionsI used scraps and the 'string' foundation quilting technique for these center blocks (they are not all sewn together yet), but I planned the layout more than is usually done for a scrappy quilt. I didn't have enough of the striped strips to do all four sides of the each diamond, and I felt compelled to kind of balance things out in advance or I knew it would drive me crazy. I ended up making it ...
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Type of item: Functional
Fabric scraps, muslin foundation, plus yardage borders. (this is not done yet!)
What was your inspiration?
I just wanted to see what I could create out of a small pile of scraps. I was just going to make it 24x24. Then my daughter in law saw it and said she wanted to do her future daughter's room in purple. She asked if I could make it bigger. So now it's going to be crib sized.
What are you most proud of?
Just playing with the fabric. ;-) This is my second quilt.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't be as 'matchy matchy' as I am! My goal is to someday 'let go' and make a true scrappy quilt without any planning at all!