Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Friendship x and + Swap Update

The last of my Friendship x & + Swap Blacks in progress!

My online quilting friend Dorian @ Ridge Top Quilts 
and I have been making and swapping these blocks for the last few months. 

Lolly Quiltz

These blocks are made from the wonderful


These are the pieces needed for the 8" unfinished block.

My friend and I have decided to to make a medium size lap quilts.

Half of the blocks will be mine and half will be hers.
We have been making six blocks per month and sending three.

Since January, I have been playing catch up most months making and sending blocks every other month. This is a very easy and relaxed swap between two friends who understand each others' more important commitments and that sometimes life just gets in the way of our sewing fun.

Here is the layout for my quilt.

It is 7 rows and 8 columns.

56 Blocks.

The blocks measure 7.5" finished, 
so the quilt will be 54.5" by 62" plus the binding.

I am going to use a gray binding.

Dorian and I decided to use up our scraps and to use some of our gray scraps
 somewhere in each block so I am calling my quilt ... 

"Everything Goes With Gray"

I am making the last of my blocks this week.


I will be sewing my top together soon!

Thanks, Dorian, for swapping blocks with me!

I am scrappy and happy!

Are you scrappy, too?

Have you seen this great scrappy challenge?

Scrap Challenge Quilt 4


Fabrics N Quilts

I am thinking this Scrappy Friendship Swap Quily may
make a great scrappy quilt for this challenge!

Linking up today with all the crafty people

and checking in with what's buzzing

Sew Fresh Quilts

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Have a happy quilty day!



  1. I love your blocks. And you quilt name is perfect. I can't wait to see it together.

  2. I love these blocks and I think grey is perfect. I plan on participating in the Scrap Challenge - have a tote full of string blocks waiting.

  3. Looks great, Pat and I really like your fabric choices. Can't wait to see more :)

  4. Your blocks are awesome. Love the solids in them

  5. I have long admired the x and + block and yours are no exception! Love the gray with all those colours. Looking good!

  6. I love those blocks and they are so much fun to make too.

  7. LOVE those blocks! Thanks for sharing the Scrap Quilt Challenge! I can't wait to see your quilt emerge!


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