Monday, 10 July 2017

Kids scrap quilt ONE

I sewed all the scraps together and trimmed them down to 9" blocks.
Here is the layout I chose. 
Now to add the sashings..


I knew I was wanting to make a few scrap quits and needed a fabric to join it all together. 
A trip to spotlight was needed. I saw this aqua fabric and thought it would be perfect. 
Even better it was priced at $4 per metre. So I got 3 metres cut..
When it was put through the register it came up as $2 per metre. I quickly asked for the rest of the bolt. I ended up with 7.5 metres.. Not bad for $15..


Then I border only 2 sides of each block with 2" strips. 
Trimmed to 10", joined them and added a
I am happy with how the aqua spots are so different to all the blocks. 
It measures about 36" x 44".. I'll measure it properly when I go to quilt it.



This is what I will,be using as the backing.
 It is a whimsical bright fabric that has been given to me.


Now put it aside and get started on the next one...

16 comments:

  1. Fantastic work Jo, so many cheery fabrics for young eyes... and what a super bargain with the spotty fabric, yay!

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  2. WOW 😳 it's a great out there little quilt to put a smile on a little ones face...

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  3. I love your scrap blocks, Jo. You have used your gifted scraps so well. And your bonus at Spotlight was super! I have never struck so lucky - $2 dollars a meter is ridiculous! Pe haps next time they will pay you to take it off their hands!!

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  4. Oh, but I do adore this quilt. I love all the Disney scraps in there...because, you know, I am such a huge Disney fan. I'll have to do one of these one day. Have a great day! --Andrea

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  5. What a great bargain! The aqua dots are prefect with these crap blocks, and 7.5m should do a few more as well.

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    1. Please believe me that I thought I had typed "SCRAP" blocks, not what appears in that first comment!

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  6. That is a wonderful childs quilt Jo, the spots look great, that sure was a bargain buy.

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  7. It's a great kids quilt. You always do good work. Love the way it is set.

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  8. scrap blocks look so good and now with the blue spot they look as if they are floating. What a good buy you got there. Liking the backing fabric too

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  9. Wow what a great buy the quilt will look wonderful.

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  10. I love the layout for for blocks - there is such movement - I saved it to my idea file. The polka dots bring it all together nicely- and such a bargain for the fabric! Some little kid is going to adore this quilt.

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  11. Loving the scrappy quilt, you have done a great job utilising your scraps.
    Great buys!

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  12. Great bargain jo loved what you have done with the scraps

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  13. This is so pretty! And I love the backing fabric, too.

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  14. great fabrics Jo, Ideal for kids.

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