|Courthouse steps 10-inch blocks|
|Log Cabins 11x14.5 inches|
Cutting up the 1-inch strips gave me a bunch of little 1-inch square leftover pieces. A quilt in this month's American Patchwork and Quilting caught my eye. It featured cheddar blocks in a 9-patch arrangement. I had some bright cheddar yellow in the 1.5-inch bag that just seems too bright to use for anything. Bingo!
My interpretation of their Cheddar Broken Dishes quilt used itty-bitty 4-patch blocks with the cheddar yellow. Those 4-patch blocks finish at 1-inch! Seriously tiny! It's not easy to work with pieces that small. They tend to twist on me as they go through the machine, and things get wonky. But it's fun to get those scrap bags cleared out! I even used up some leftover binding pieces to make a multi-colored binding.
|Cheddar 4-in-9 patch 18x22 inches|
Binding is just pinned for now.
No more tiny projects for a while. Nothing left to work with in those scrap bags! If there's a mini quilt that catches my eye, I'll have to up-size it and start using scraps from my 2-inch bags. Truly though, I need to get motivated to quilt up some UFO's instead of constantly starting every new project that catches my eye.