Saturday, January 19, 2013

My Rainbow Scrap Challenge Block

My Rainbow Scrap Coin Block
 
Cutting: 
 
2" pink scrap strips (random lengths over 4.5 inches)
 
2" white scrap strips (random lengths over 12 inches"
 
Pink and White Scraps
 
Pink Scraps organized . 2" strips
 
chain sewing strips
 
Sew 2" pink strips together, adding new strips as the top or bottom ones runs out to make 2 strip pairs
 

Cut into 4.5 inch paired strip sets
 

cut and sewn into 4.5" strip sets

Sew pairs together to make strip sets of 4 strips
 
8 coins = 12 inch strip set

Sew 4 strip units together to make strips of 8 coins
 

3 strips with 2" white sashing
makes a 15" block 
Two blocks done!

My plan is to use white sashing, also scrappy, between the blocks after I
have all my rainbow of color blocks done.  I am not sure how many of each color block I want to make or how I am going to lay out the blocks.  For now I am just going to sew as many blocks as my Saturday sewing schedule allows and see what this produces.
 
I am sewing these blocks for my ...
 
 
 
I am linking up at the So Scrappy Blog again this week, where there are some very bright and scrappy happy quilts being made.  They are "scrapalicious!"
 
I am pretty happy with the way this is looking so far.  I have had "Coin Quilt" on my "Quilts I Want to Sew List" for some time.
 
I have to other projects in the queue for the remainder of any sewing time today and for tomorrow.
 
Have a happy scrappy quilty day!
 
:)

8 comments:

  1. Perfect rainbow scrap using block. It looks great against the white sashing. Thanks for joining in.

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  2. Thanks! ... and Thank You! for running the RSC ... :) Pat

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  3. Love your pink scraps. I'm going to enjoy watching your rainbow quilt come together this year.

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  4. Nice pink fabrics there and nice that you are sewing something from your list.

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  5. Love your pink coins. Thanks so much for the tutorial.

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  6. I LOVE your coin blocks...that will be such a great quilt.

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  7. Great coin blocks. It will be a good rainbow quilt.

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  8. Such pretty pink fabrics in your scrap box! Lovely blocks :)

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