Saturday, January 26, 2019

Scrap Happy Saturday

Seeing Red

In my typical January fashion, I focused on the Rainbow Scrap Challenge color of the month and made a lot of headway.  I hope I can keep up the pace the rest of the RSC year!

First I made another 5x5-grid block to add to last year's Squared Away Sampler because I had missed a couple of months and wanted a bigger quilt.



I made 8 Chandelier blocks.


On  a whim I tried Fox and Geese/Crosses and Losses in red.  I am calling this one Double Shot after my dad's jigger.

Double Shot
My plan is to make three each month and work them directly into a top as I go so that by the end of the year it will be ready to quilt.


I also worked on finishing up some very old blocks that included a lot of red.

Contrary Mary
And as the month went along, I kept up with Angela's Tiny Tuesdays, even including a new one by mistake.

Tiny Tuesday
Linking up for Scrap Happy Saturday.




10 comments:

  1. Love all your red projects, especially the Contrary Mary blocks!

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  2. Wow, you’re on a roll! So much great eye candy!

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  3. What a lot of RED sewing!! Best of luck with keeping up the pace for the entire year. I've got one bit of advice... Watch out for SQUIRRELS!!! (Insert maniacal laughter here.)

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  4. So many fun options! I look forward to seeing more of those chandelier blocks. Very interesting layout.

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  5. I like all of those blocks and that is exactly what happens to me in January, too - I want to make all the blocks! :) Those chandelier blocks are really neat - I love the background fabric!

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  6. Way to go moving so many quilts forward!

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  7. You have a lot of beautiful blocks.

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  8. You did a beautiful job on red. Looks like you are all ready for the next color.

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  9. Wow - so many great blocks! Looks like you had a great time using up red scraps this month!

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  10. Wow! You did an amazing amount of beautiful sewing.

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