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August 4, 2020
New Rainbow Scrap Challenge Blocks from Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

With my two existing Rainbow Scrap Challenge projects only needing a few more blocks to complete, I decided to start some new projects.  Now I can continue to play with purple this month and make more of these newest blocks.




Yes, I have resisted far too long and I am jumping in to the Postage Stamp Party.  This project will help to use up my solid scraps/stash and the "undesirable" scraps in my bins.  I am not going with the traditional 1.5" square - instead I am cutting my squares at 2".  I read on Instagram someone referring to ...

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August 1, 2020
something new from Making A Lather

Ack - never in my life, did I think I would make anything with 1 1/2 inch squares. strips maybe, but, not squares - too small and hard to get accurate. But, Cathy started making these adorable blocks, and I watched, and the next thing I know, I made one. And, then, another one was done. Oh no, what happened. I really like the blocks, and I like making them.....very much
I love the quilting community and all the inspiration floating around.


I have very few 1 1/2 inch squares in a cup by my machine. Usually, if I ...

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December 9, 2019
Seeing Red from Gray Barn Designs

Just a quick update from NY.

I did some math. I hate math. I had some red 1.5″ inch squares. I thought “I can do something with these”. So I planned a queen-sized postage stamp quilt. I quickly sewed through my stash of scrap squares, then I cut a few more squares from random red yardage. I still only had 1 row of the quilt completed. Yikes! I decided to count how many squares I might need. Check my calculations:

  • Each mini block has 12 1.5″ squares
  • There are 15 mini blocks in each row. That means that ...

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