Sunday, March 25, 2012

THE INBETWEENS

Happy Sunday to you all !
The weather here is warm, a little too warm for me in March.
It means I will be watering my flower bed today, the earliest I have ever done that.

I'm in between quilt projects at the moment and was down in the quilt room, which again somehow is a disaster.
Thinking I need to make some small quilts say large baby size to get through some of this fabric.


So I grab some fabric 
No method just the first thing that met my fancy.


Put it all together in a rather willy nilly fashion.
I love making quilts using a willy nilly method!
[It feels like I am running through a field of wild flowers in a mountain meadow].


The piecing goes very FAST!
Just grab and sew...willy nilly!
And I am already quilting this beauty.
I think I will do several of these, yes one each time I am in between a big quilt project, or when I just feel like sewing willy nilly. I will use them first to get through some scraps and second to practice my machine quilting.
Once they are done I will place them in a pile for Catholic Charities.
Yes, all this suits me very very well!
What are you doing with all of your scraps?

4 comments:

Julie said...

Adding them to piles! Beautiful baby quilt!

Kyle said...

My scraps tend to go in a pile too. I love your willy nilly idea.

Alica said...

I just went through my fabric cupboard...which is kinda silly for me to have, since I hardly ever sew...but I saved a few versatile pieces. You know...what I might need for mending (ha) or a small project...and gave the rest to a lady at Church who makes comforters for Mennonite Central Committee. Now I can shut the cupboard door again! :) I like your willy nilly project!

Bonnie said...

What a beautiful "willy nilly" project. Doesn't seem willy nilly at all. It's wonderful to me. I am using my larger scraps for my rug braiding right now but having just finished that massive rug, I am ready for something "willy nilly" myself.

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