Sunday, January 15, 2012

Sundays are for Scraps

Remember this photo?

When I started cutting scraps this morning, it was full.  Along with:


I spent the entire day cutting and cutting and wound up with this:

It's hard to tell in the photo, but the stacks of squares are 4-5" high.  That's a lot of squares!  I cut 5 1/2", 5", 4 1/2", 3 1/2", 2 1/2", 2" and 1 1/2" squares; as well as 2 1/2", 2" and 1 1/2" strips.  Whew!

The squares across the bottom will become:

This block is "Crossroads to Jericho," from Anna Lena's tutorial.Go look, I'll wait.

Pretty, isn't it?  Next weekend, my reward for all that cutting will be to put together my own Crossroads to Jericho quilt. After this day, I am determined not to let the scrap bin get that full again!

1 comment:

  1. Love this post. the block is just amazing great too. love the vibrant fun feel of it.


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