What I’m Working On…

Yesterday I told you about a box of scraps and goodies that came in the mail from one of my blog readers.  In the box were several pieces of fabric in reds, whites and blacks.  Well I got thinking…

If you haven’t been over to Crazy Mom Quilts, then you haven’t heard about her quilt along.  I had known about it but didn’t think I had time to join in.  But then when the fabric came and the quilt along was announced it all came together in my mind and before I had time to tell myself I didn’t have time for this I was cutting out fabric and sewing.

I didn’t count my strips…I just started cutting.  I figured I would cut more if I didn’t have enough.  I was thinking I wanted mine a little bigger than hers.  I started cutting Friday after lunch and started sewing like a mad woman.

By Saturday I have all the strip sets together and cut into units….that’s when I realized I had cut enough strips for TWO quilts!!


Sunday I sewed all the rows together and had TWO completed quilt tops.  No joke or exaggeration..I think I had the two tops done from start to finish in 9 hours…backs and binding prepped too.

Both of mine are in a 10 x 12 setting making them 60″ x 72″.

It was a whirl wind…one I thoroughly enjoyed!  Now today I am hoping to get to the quilting machine with the tops.

To see what others are working on check out Patchwork Times and Crazy Mom Quilts.

6 thoughts on “What I’m Working On…”

  1. Speaking of scraps, do you want any crumbs? I have a pile of them (a bunch of them are triangles) and I know I’m never going to use all of them, but I also can’t quite bring myself to throw them away… I’d be happy to send them on if you’d use them!

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