Sunday, 6 January 2013

Sunday Sewing = Flimsy

#Scrappytripalong
 
It is amazing how a few posts on Instgram by  Megan, Brenda and Rita 
late last year and one hash tag can really take off.
 
I find myself reaching for the Ipad just to check out the hash tag
to see what everyone has been up to
 
I am excited to say that my scrap boxes are a little lighter now
and I have completed 36 blocks!
 
 
I did find putting these blocks together a little challenging.
The construction was easy, it was the fabric selection I struggled with.
I think I can do scraps and Rainbow but struggle with "Scrappy Scraps"
if you know what I mean. They scare scared me.
 
I gave up laying all the blocks out and seeing my progress
 as I was not liking what I saw. I just gave in to random selection,
made the blocks and hoped that in the end I would
have the look I was after .....
 Scrappy and not to much yuck factor.
 
So what do you think?



I think, I like it a LOT :)

 
But what to use as a Backing and the binding?
I'm thinking a solid,
Need to think about this for a bit more though so for now
it is now off to hang with some other Flimsy's.
 
So that was this mornings sewing, as for the afternoon.
Here is a hint :o)
 
 
and I am using a decorative stitch.
Something I've not done before
Am I mad?
Possibly :o)


If you would like to see snippets of my sewing on
Instagram, search for   lilabellelane

Enjoy what's left of your weekend.
hugs, Sharon


20 comments:

  1. You should be very proud of yourself Sharon, your quilt is amazing and you made it so quicky. I love it. Well done.

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  2. love it Shaz its awesome and to think it is out of scraps ,well done,i would go a solid for the backing as it is a very busy pattern.xx

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  3. Love it! I was thinking the fabric in your last pictures would make a great backing for the Scrappy Tripalong! Whatever you decide, it will be fantastic!

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  4. I love your Trip along quilt Sharon - so bright and colourful!

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  5. You've been busy for a Sunday! Great work! :)

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  6. Great work. It's amazing how truly scrappy scraps can come together. You'll have lots of quilting to do in winter.

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  7. So very pretty....I love it.
    Cath @ Bits 'n Bobs

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous as usual.
    All those lovely bright colours .
    Love Laura.xx

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  9. your randomness is wonderful. A fantastic flimsy.

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  10. OMG I love the finished quilt top Sharon! It is delightfully happy & bright. Tracee xx

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  11. It's FAB-U-LOUS!!! I'm so tempted to try making one of my own but the fabric placement thing scares me too. Think I'm going to have to check out the instructions! :o))

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  12. I LOVE it! You have done a fantastic job of colour selection. I am so far resisting joining in, but my resolve gets weaker with each new Instagram pic ;) Keep up the great work!

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  13. How on earth do you get so much sewing done with young children? I can't wait to see then finished product.

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  14. love love love the scrappy quilt... you are an inspiration...
    Hugz

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  15. I love your scrappy quilt. You have done an awesome job.
    Hugs
    donna

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  16. It's really lovely Sharon, definitely has no yuck factor!! Your new project looks interesting, hugs Wendy

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  17. Absolutely gorgeous scrappy quilt Sharon

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  18. ! I agree this design is all about contrast. Yours is gorgeous!

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