Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Can you believe it?

Look at all this fabric bounty I recently received... yes, you're seeing yardage, pieces, scraps and selvedges. I'm still in shock, myself.

Thank-you, Jacqueline and Samantha!!!!
I spent time over the past two days stitching up the scrappy bits first. * This is my playground. ;o)

I started making 'yardage' from the first generous gift of Jacqueline's scraps, oh, ages ago, and used up what I had on hand. Now that she's replenished my scrap supply with more of her yummy scraps, I got busy sewing and have enlarged my "yardage".

How about a close-up to show off all those pretty bits of fabric? Obviously, my piecing style here is called "using every bit" (meaning: no pattern/block design). It's quite fun to piece things this way and I'm pleased with how it's coming together.

I've a sizable piece to work with and I do have plans for it. Next up, I will quilt it. This has been a WIP for months and I would love to complete it for the Spring to Finish Challenge.
Can you believe how generous friends are???


  1. Awe! That is so nice of them to give you those. That is fun! I would be excited too. :) I love the way you did it, no patterns and all yet it looks so fun! :)

    Adin B

  2. Yes I believe all about the generosity of friends... LOL! It’s great to see those fabric stashes! Love your yardage Katherine! Have fun and enjoy!

  3. aren't scraps fun...especially when they come from friends

  4. Oh I love it! I have a quilt top I made a while ago after all of my textile classes and i have yet to quilt it, but one day I will...I made it just this way!

  5. yay! i love the scrappy piece you're creating. can't wait to see the finished project!


  6. I just love your newly aquired scrappy goodness - Oh the potential...

  7. looking good! you lucky duck!

  8. You don't get great friends without BEING a great friend!!!

    Loving your new yardage creations.

    Andi :-)

  9. You have amazing friends!!! Quilt is beautiful.


  10. What delicious looking scraps! They look amazing all pieced together

  11. Oh my! I love the way you pieced together all those little scraps that otherwise may have been thrown away! What an amazing collection of patterns and colours! I can't wait to see what it becomes!

  12. This scrappy quilt really inspires me! I have always sewn these type of scrappy pieces because this is the way I learned from a Mrs. Oliver. I will post her quilt on my blog soon. Anyways, it inspires me to get back to this type of quilting!


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