Monday, November 17, 2014

SCRAPS FOR BABY

Not sure if you remember these little blocks.



It started with a quilt I saw in this book 'Imagine Quilts'


I played around with the size of block so I could use a charm pack of low volume prints that I had.
Also, the smallest of scraps were put to use here


Now I need to decide on some sashing. Well would you look at that! There is a blazing oops in one of the rows. Good thing they aren't sewn together yet   : )

Have yourself a lovely week end

38 comments:

liniecat said...

My nan would have said
A man on a galloping horse wouldn't notice lol
I know, crazy but she was Yorkshire born n bred and had a lot of sayings like that!
I wouldn't have noticed it, had to look for it after youd mentioned it lol
It reminds me of a very pretty barcode pattern!

Needled Mom said...

That is a great quilt design. Isn't it amazing how the camera will find those mistakes for us?

Brenda said...

lovely little quilt!

Donna~~ said...

What a terrific use for those little scraps (I may copy you!) And, I know I am feverish with a sore throat today, but I can't see the mistake. Guess I need to go back to bed. :)

mle said...

Love, love, love! Low volume with little pops of color is the best!

Teje Karjalainen said...

Hi Carla! You have always o great ideas and find fantastic patterns! I love this and now I only need the low volume charm pack. Thank you for inspiration! x Teje

sherry said...

love that arrow quilt and i really love the stable

Renate said...

Yup took me a moment to find the "blazing oops" so I guess it was not so "blazing". Great way of also reducing the scrap stash.

Kim said...

Ooops-a-daisy....I must admit it took a while for me to see your li'l boo boo. More lovely blocks with lovely fabrics, Carla!

Nicole said...

I like how the second from bottom, second from right looks like a present with the butterfly wings just poking above the coloured "ribbon".

Fun quilt top!

Patchwork and Play said...

This is another great scrap buster, isn't it! Photography picks up all the boo-boos, don't you think?

Anita said...

I love how your quilt is turning out! I am visiting on the Blogathon Canada blog hop.

andrea @ tideline quilts said...

I love, love, love your Arrows quilt - have seen it before (maybe on Facebook or Bloglovin') and fell totally in love with it - did not know until now you're a Canadian quilter! Beautiful work! I'm visiting from the Blogathon Canada hop, and will be one of the blogs participating in the Maritimes portion of the hop tomorrow...

Preeti said...

The colors you've used for each block are so happy! That's not an oops, it's the pure charm of handmade :) Popping over via Blogathon Canada!

Sarah said...

Well...now that you mention the oops I did find it. Lucky catch on your part. Love the colors. I do need to find more low volumes with lettering and graphics since I tend more towards tone on tone.

A Quilter's Mission said...

I really like this quilt. I'm still saving LV fabrics!

Rosa said...

Fabulous quilt and design.Love your fabric combo!

W-S Wanderings said...

Is it wrong for me to feel excited about finding, that is *going back* and finding, the not-so-blazing oops? As a non-quilter it feels like I'm learning something. I love seeing the way you put your gorgeous quilts together.

Katherine said...

Oh, what a lovely combination, Carla. Those low volume fabrics work beautifully in this design. I'm in love with the random bright pops of colour - keeps the eyes moving!

Lynne said...

Oooh I really like this. Easy pattern, scrappy, and low volume.
Perfect.

Janet said...

I had to look for your oopsie. But I know in my quilts once I see the "mistake" I can barely ignore it.

quiltmom said...

Very fun design Carla- like you said at least it wasn't sewn together yet.
I hope things are going well and that you have many new visitors from old and new blogging friends.
Regards from Alberta,
Anna

Shauna said...

What a nice soft looking quilt.

Teatime Creations said...

What beautiful color choices for your quilt blocks.

Dawn Hughes said...

What a great quilt Carla, loving the low volume.... As usual beautiful...

Christine said...

This is so sweet!! I love the way you incorporated the little pieces of color in the low volume fabrics!

Jodi said...

How pretty, Carla. I had to look twice for the oops :-)

Anne said...

LOVE all the fabric assortment going on there.

Lesley Gilbert said...

I'm fairly new to quilting and one of the tips I learnt was to take a photo of all your blocks before sewing them together. That has saved me a few mistakes when looking at the quilt on the pc, for wrong placement or too many of the same colours near to each other etc. Also good to remind myself where the blocks belong if they get moved before sewing back together. And I really like this new quilt; lovely colours :)

What Comes Next? said...

that is a very cool quilt!

OPQuilt said...

Okay, so I'm feeling sort of dumb, but is the oops that two blocks were the same in the same row? I can't see that as a mistake, but just a "need to keep moving it around some more." If there is another "mistake," I certainly can't see it in this charming little quilt. I love reading your blog!!

Elizabeth

MoeWest said...

Your quilt is very pretty! What a great way to use charms and scraps. I find it helps to take a picture of my block layout before sewing.

rachel said...

wow, you have such an eye for quilting. It's perfect!

Granny Maud's Girl said...

What a great way to use up lots of low-volume prints and scraps! It will be a darling baby quilt.

quiltmania said...

It's going to be adorable!

Fran said...

Oh, I love these! Not sure how I missed this post, but it looks like you were using the charm squares the same week I used my set! I've just blogged a photo of my creation :-)

Teresa in Music City said...

Now THAT's what I call adorbs!!!!!

Mama Pea said...

I really love this quilt and how it turned out. You are so clever.