Tuesday, January 29, 2013

I Caved

I know I said I wouldn't start anything new.  Or maybe I didn't say that.  I think I said that I wanted to finish some things first.  But my machine is still not fixed, not because it can't be, but because I have not had the opportunity to take it to the repair guy.  Until my machine is back in working order, I can't do too much to finish anything.  Anyway, that's my excuse.

And those Scrappy Trip blocks are so addictive.  Bonnie Hunter is responsible for that.  You can find her tutorial here.  I have made about 1 block per day.  I use the 2 1/2 inch strips like leaders and enders, working them in between my other blocks.  The Super Heroes quilt is almost done.  Just have to sew the sashing and rows together.  I'll show you when that is done.   Then I am going to send it off to a long arm quilter.  That way I know it will get done.  So here are my scrappy trip blocks so far.  They are not in any particular order.  I have done 12 of them.  Don't know how many more I will make.  Maybe 12 more.  They are so much fun!


And here is a little journal quilt.  It only measures about 10 inches square, but I am counting it as a finish for this month.  Otherwise I will have nothing to show as far as finishes go.  Although I am hoping to have the Super Heroes quilt done to the flimsy stage by Thursday.





12 comments:

wackywoman said...

I don't remember you saying you weren't going to start anything new. Love your scrappy quilt. And, this little 10" quilt. Love it too. Happy quilting.
Marilyn

KaHolly said...

I had to make Bonnie's Trip blocks, too! Any, you are right, they are addicting!! And what fun!

The Calico Cat said...

My machine is in a similar state... My regular one just needs a good cleaning & timing tension fixed. My FW needs a good looking at in general.

Monica said...

Omigosh, Hetty, I have recently pulled a bunch of fabric to make some of these blocks too. The Nifty Quilts post pushed me over the edge.
But, as I only have one machine, and it too is at the repair shop, I'll have to find something else for now.

dutchcomfort said...

I always love your scrappy projects! Those blocks are addictive!

Manuela said...

Your scrappy blocks are wonderful and the little heart is very nice.

Greetings, Manuela

Grit said...

What wonderful scrappyblocks. And these hear is so lovely. I love scraps so much.
Liebe Grüße Grit from Germany

Michał said...

Wow, so colorful! Lovely!

Rose Marie said...

Those are wonderful blocks and it is so hard not to jump in too.

Jossie said...

Well I think you had a perfect reason to start something new. Both quilts are gorgeous! Well done.

Simone de Klerk said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE your scrappy quilt!

em's scrapbag said...

They look great!!! I'm caving also. Just started cutting strips.