Saturday, August 12, 2017

Rainbow Scrappy Saturday-Anything Goes!

This week I worked on more Ritzy Cracker blocks--


I am SURE I cut parts for 20 blocks but there are only 18 here.  I will search for more later.  Please see what everyone is making at SoScrappy.

Do you make your blocks exactly the right size when you cut them?  I do not--if I am making HST I cut them a bit bigger and trim them later--



Just slivers from each block.  I have a crooked eye/crooked rotary cutter/crooked 1/4" foot on my sewing machine.  Pick any one of these excuses for why I like to square up my pieces!  

Today I am sewing with Lorri2Rs.  We are doing the mystery quilt at QT Mystery
called Which Way.  Here are the fabrics I'm using--




Lorri2Rs is using the same focus fabric, but is using a darker gold and a lime green for background.  Mine is using the white for background.  We are wondering how different our quilts will look?   

~Lori in Nebraska~

8 comments:

  1. Lovely fabrics! Do you have a link to Lorrie2Rs blog? I love your cracker blocks especially!

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  2. Yes, I always cut a bit larger and trim HSTs as I am notorious for sewing smaller ones if I don't adjust the size.

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  3. Friends joked that I was "shaving" my blocks. If that's what it takes to get things to go together nicely, I'm going to continue with that practice! Re: the quilt with Lorri2Rs, you are going to be amazed at how different the quilts will look when you are done. Have FUN!!!

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  4. Your cracker blocks look great!

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  5. Answer for Cathy- I do not have a blog. Maybe I should learn something new and try it. I run out of time everyday as it is. Lorri2R

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  6. I should trim my blocks.. they would probably go together much easier! Enjoy the mystery quilt.

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  7. That's going to be an interesting experiment - using the same focus fabric but different colors. I'm looking forward to seeing what you two do!

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  8. Cute little cracker blocks! It will be interesting indeed to see the difference between the two mystery quilts.

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Rainbow Scrappy Saturday-Anything Goes!

This week I worked on more Ritzy Cracker blocks-- I am SURE I cut parts for 20 blocks but there are only 18 here.  I will search for ...