Monday, April 12, 2010
Design Wall Monday 4-12-2010
Prior to going to the weekend retreat I had cut out a Take 5 lap quilt from the bright fabrics that I purchased at the quilt shop at a big sale a few weeks ago. I spent a lot of my free sewing time putting these blocks together.
I spent awhile yesterday playing with the blocks, spinning some of them etc. but went back to the setting on the pattern as my favorite one.
At the retreat a friend of mine was giving a scrap quilting class. She saves every scrap and makes quilts she calls "use it all" quilts because they use up all these little pieces. Having quilted some of them for her I call them “quilts of a thousand seams.”
I wanted to show you a couple pictures from her class. The sailboat quilt is what the students were working on. They were learning to use up small scraps of all sorts of sizes and then make the free form sail boat which was very appropriate since our retreat was right on the water. I wish I had taken her class, I am definitely going to have to try and do one of these sail boats.
The other picture is her display around the room of all sorts of examples of easy scrap quilting. Didn’t she do a great job setting up her class area?