Little Penguin Quilts Through the Year

Little Penguin Quilts Through the Year

Friday, January 19, 2018

Just Playing!

This week, while working on a new quilt that's been requested by my son (more on that in tomorrow's post!), I also had a chance to play with a few favorite fabrics and quilt blocks.

First, I decided I wanted to make another Floral Sawtooth Star.  Last November I realized that these stars would be the perfect project for my fat quarter bundle of Blush and Bloom, so I started with this pretty star.


This week, I chose some Spring-like pink and light blue to surround another floral center.


Both of these blocks finish at 12 inches.  Then, because I want to experiment in using star blocks of different sizes in this project I made a 6 inch block with fabrics from both stars.


And in the category of "I've been wanting to try one of these..." and "while I have the blue scraps out," I cut pieces for a Scrappy Sprouts block...


and ended up making two!


Those are fun!  I think I'll keep cutting 2 1/2 inch squares for future sprouts, whenever I have a leftover chunk of fabric.  I used to have a bunch, but have mostly used them up and not replenished the bin.  Time to get back on that!  :)

Hope you had fun playing in your scraps this week!

Sharing at SoScrappy for ScrapHappy Saturday!  







18 comments:

  1. like that green that you added for in between the blue

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  2. Your Sawtooth Stars show off those prints beautifully!

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  3. Those sawtooth blocks are gorgeous. I love the idea of making them in different sizes. How fun!

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  4. I like your experiments! The stars and the sprouts both look great!

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  5. Love your blocks! Glad you are having fun. :)

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  6. I love star quilts, have for a long time. I have not made one with different sizes in the same quilt, so I will be watching your progress:)

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  7. Sawtooth Stars are such a great pattern for showing off a focus fabric. They look great in two sizes. Adorable sprout blocks. Great way to use up lots of 2.5 inch stars.

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  8. We are on the same track. I've just made my second Floral Sawtooh. The fabric tells you what it will be and so many lovely combinations result. Mine are 8-inch. Your idea for varied sizes should be a winner.

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  9. Your Floral Sawtooth Stars are off to a great start.
    And glad to see your Sprouts are growing already.

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  10. The Stars look wonderful as do the sprouts! :) Nice progress!

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  11. Wonderful BLUE projects for the RSC!! I'm fairly certain that I am falling in love with your Sawtooth Star blocks. I'll be waiting to see what comes next!

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  12. Beautiful floral sawtooth stars... love the floral fabrics you have chosen. Loving the blue sprouts too! Christine x

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  13. Looks like you had lots of fun, scrappy playtime!

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  14. Those sawtooth star colors are beautiful!

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  15. I like the 2 12" stars and their little baby 6" star.
    It seems to me you had a lot of fun!

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  16. I like the look of your scrappy little sprouts.

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  17. Gorgeous fabrics and stars. Like the sprouts too.

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  18. I love your stars and your sprouts! Both are wonderful projects for RSC.

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