My Scrappy Solution

Posted on January 6th, by Amy in work in progress. 34 comments

I stalled out on this quilt around the holidays, but I am so excited to have gotten the top completed!The body of the quilt is all scraps from this win, and I purchased the cream with a little brown flecking for the corners. I wanted something to tie it together but not quite solid, and not too feminine in case it ends up on our bed. I don’t have a destination for this one, it is a quilt from my sketch pad that needed to be reality. I may add borders, but I have to think on it.
All the blocks are different, there’s something new everywhere you look! There were a few fabrics that I only have one strip of in the top – like that little owl print below :)

***Today is Emmalie’s 5th Birthday! I’m off to the kitchen to bake and make the requested Alfredo dinner. It has been snowing since yesterday, thankfully it warmed up in the process, 20 is much better than 0 or negative numbers :) And Owen is painfully close to three new incisor teeth – I miss my sleep. . . this week seems to be full of transition with Ella back at school, and Joe around the house more, back to the routine with a few twists! Hope you are well today ~ Amy

34 thoughts on “My Scrappy Solution

  1. 1
    SaraRules says:

    Can I just say WOW! I love it! Such a fun pattern! I love the great motion you get through the layout… and the fabrics are simply adorable! Great job! I can’t wait to see how it looks quilted!

  2. 2
    Stephanie says:

    Great pattern and color palette.

  3. 3
    Jenean says:

    This is gorgeous!!!! I LOVE it!!

  4. 4
    Paula says:

    Very cute!!

  5. 5
    nettie says:

    I LOVE it! I may have to make one like it. It’s beautiful!

  6. 6
    Amy says:

    That is beautiful

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    audreypawdrey says:

    This is truly beautiful! I love the pattern and how scrappy it is. I may have to attempt one of my own. It is one of my favorites!

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    Marrdy says:

    Great quilt top! And hooray for temperatures that don’t cause body parts to freeze. Give me snow anyday!!

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    sara says:

    hey, you really made that work! What an excellent way to get rid of your stash!

  10. 10
    Andrea says:

    I LOVE that you made this from your sketch pad! That is awesome and it turned out beautifully. What a fun quilt! Hope the b-day is fabulous!

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    Jackie says:

    love how the quilt turned out! I just love that owl fabric. Hmm… Alfredo for dinner. Quite a sophisticated palette. Sounds yummy!

  12. 12
    Kari says:

    That turned out great! You should publish the pattern… (or just share it with bloggy land) :)

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    Jessica Levitt says:

    gorgeous. The colors are so bright and cheerful and yet somehow kinda neutral too!

    great job.

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    Thimbleanna says:

    Oooh, yummy quilt — I love scrap quilts! And Happy Birthday to your little one!

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    Anonymous says:

    love the colors! Pink and orange kind of stand out to me. It must be me and my bright color fetish. It’s beautiful, Hon! Mom

  16. 16
    Janis says:

    Happy birthday to Emmalie!

    Your quilt is just gorgeous! I’m having fun picking out the pieces I also have. Why is that so much fun?

    Sounds like you have your hands full, I hope things calm down soon and you can have a day of restful bliss. Best wishes!

    BTW, Jackie – I am SO hooked on the Pioneer Woman! Thanks for sharing.

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    Paula Prass says:

    Oh I like this! Bright and cheery and a great idea!!

  18. 18
    Rebekah says:

    this quilt is amazing! I love how you combined the scraps. It’s so bright and cheery!

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    Amy says:

    It’s awesome! I love it. Wow.

  20. 20
    Victoria says:

    This is stunning! Wonderful job!

  21. 21
    jacquie says:

    this is so unique. i love this! great work!

  22. 22
    em's scrapbag says:

    The quilt is A-MAZE-ZA-ZING! I LOVE IT!!! What a great way to use scraps.

  23. 23
    em's scrapbag says:

    The quilt is A-MAZE-ZA-ZING! I LOVE IT!!! What a great way to use scraps.

  24. 24
    MooreMagnets says:

    Wow! What a great quilt! I love the bright colors – just wonderful!

    oh, and Your it! You’ve been tagged =)

  25. 25
    Tipper says:

    Scrappy quilts are my favorite! And yours is so bright, cheery, and warm looking. I hope the Birthday Girl has a very happy day.

  26. 26
    melissa s. says:

    what a beautiful quilt! i could stare at all the patterns and color combinations for hours!

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    Shannon says:

    Love this quilt!~

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    Elissa says:

    oh my, oh my, oh my goodNESS. i love this possibly more than any quilt i have seen in forever and ever and i mean that. that is EXACTLY how i would like to top baby girls bunks someday. really and truly. my fave EVER.

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    sewtakeahike says:

    Amy it really is a fabulous design! Very creative indeed!

  30. 30
    DiddleDaddleDesigns says:

    Wow. That is gorgeous.

  31. 31
    Kim says:

    That is an absolutely beautiful quilt! I found you from Steph’s blog and am so glad I did. Always fun to find another Utah Mama!

  32. 32
    Sheree says:

    Hope your girl had a great birthday!!

    And everything about this quilt top is perfect!! So fun that it was all from scraps!

  33. 33

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