Saturday, January 28, 2017

Passionate for Purple

RSC17 Update

Apparently I AM passionate for purple because I've hardly made a dent in my purple scraps!

What a mess!
But I've made a very good start with the Rainbow Scrap Challenge January color of purple.  Let's see how I did.

Scrap Jar Star
Inspired by other RSC participants, I decided to make scrap jar stars each month.  I managed to get three made in January.

At that rate, three 12" blocks x 10 months will make a very nice throw. I also chose another quilt in 101 Fabulous Rotary-Cut Quilts by Judy Hopkins and Nancy Martin that I think will help make a dent in my scraps.  Here's the first block.

Half-square Nines
I still have to put the borders on Zagnuts.

Zagnuts
I also finished Trellis Garden, part of my One Monthly Goals.

Trellis Garden
I'm joining others reporting in with Angela at So Scrappy.

15 comments:

  1. You beat me by one Scrap Jar Star!! (And you managed a whole lot more PURPLE sewing.) Knocking out scraps AND your UFOs... way to go!!

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  2. Congratulations on your Trellis Garden finish. It looks wonderful.
    Marlene
    marlene@coveredinstitches.com

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  3. Looks like you put a real dent in your purple. Great start!

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  4. Trellis Garden is lovely! I like your star blocks, too. Sharon B in Franklin

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  5. Yeah! Great purple work. Trellis garden is a lovely finish.

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  6. Great stuff! I made a slight dent in my purple scrap stash...one half of a shoebox sized tote. I'll keep the rest for embellishments here and there and if need be, use them in next year's RSC.

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  7. I love all your projects! So many wonderful purple fabrics! Love it!

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  8. The Jar Star blocks turned out beautifully! Congrats on all your purple progress. Trellis Garden is lovely. Congrats on the finish.

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  9. Wow - loverly purples! Great Scrap Jar Stars - it will be fun seeing your blocks each month!

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  10. Wow, you really had a purple-icious month! Congrats on all you got done. I love your concept for the scrap jar stars, and with 30 blocks with repeated colors you really will end up with a nice throw.

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  11. Well you really had a good time with purple! I love your blocks - those triangle nines are a great idea, and I love Scrap Jar Stars. (I'm planning to do that one for RSC, too, but I haven't gotten my January block put together yet...)
    And two quilts, too? Go you!

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  12. Somehow I missed your post last week! So sorry I didn't get to it sooner. I think your Scrap Jar Stars are coming out great, but I also like the HST nine patch! That is a fun idea! Will that quilt have different kinds of blocks?

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