UFO Challenge: Scrap Crystals

I’m working on two UFOs at the same time now.  Progress is boring to show on Pineapple Crazy.  I get a few block done each week and what a boring post for all of you to read…”look I made 3 more..57 to go!!”….so I’ve been working on Scrap Crystals too.  This one is in Bonnie Hunter’s book More Adventures with Leaders and Enders.

I slowly sewed all of the half square triangles with the intention of ironing them all over a week or two.  Being I’m an in home childcare provider I often have anywhere from a half to an hour’s worth of time while the kids are napping to do something I want to do as long as I’m quiet and don’t wake the kids.  Ironing is a perfect project.  Look at this intimidating string of sewn half square triangles.

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It took me a LONG time to get these all ironed.  In all honesty, I think it was about a week’s worth of nap times.  It doesn’t help when I enlarge quilts!!

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So here is where I am…The half square triangles are finished and I’m ready for the next step.

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It’s not a lot of progress but I don’t mind at all.  Any progress is good and I’ve been really busy doing other things too.  Little by little, it will get done!

 

At this time of Decemeber, anything that gets done should be celebrated!!

 

8 thoughts on “UFO Challenge: Scrap Crystals

  1. Kim LeMere

    Wow! that is a looong string of half squared triangles. The quilt will be gorgeous. No sewing of any kind got done by me this week.

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  2. Nell

    I quilted 7 quilts (lap to twin size) for students this week. My reward: loading and quilting several of my own tops over the break. However, I need to squeeze housecleaning, shopping and food prep in there, too. I am finally starting to feel like I am on the road to recovery, but am resting quite a bit, as well. Just so you know, I LOVE to see the Pineapple Crazy blocks, as I really want to make that quilt. I am making myself wait until I get some other Bonnie finishes, but I am saving triangles like crazy as I work on scraps.

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  4. Karla (threadbndr)

    I added one of my two ‘slow and steady’ UFO projects in the link up. It’s your ‘Ariel’s Wedding Quilt’. I’m doing the scrappy bars as my current leader/ender. Thanks for the pattern/tutorial on that one!

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  5. Karla (threadbndr)

    (PS: I wish there was an ‘edit’ function. I must be in a post Christmas daze still!) The above comment should read:

    I added one of my two ‘slow and steady’ UFO projects in the link up. The other one is your ‘Ariel’s Wedding Quilt’. I’m doing the scrappy bars as my current leader/ender. Thanks for the pattern/tutorial on that one!

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