Sunday, 18 June 2017

Scrappy blogs & Yellows have ran out

After reading the blogs of all the others scrapers joint in with Angela and their yellows here....
http://superscrappy.blogspot.com.au/2017/06/scraphappy-saturday-sunny-summer.html

And I'm joining in and linking up with OH SCRAP
http://quiltingismorefunthanhousework.blogspot.com.au/2017/06/oh-scrap-qal-strip-sets.html

I came across Joanne making these cute butterfly blocks.
I asked for the pattern and she had blogged about her tutorial. So I gave it a go....
I have had a lot of people ask how I sew my scraps, CRUMBS, together to make them into a block of something interesting. So while I was sewing up these butterfly blocks I took some photos.
Any size piece fits in somewhere. Just join them together... You'll be amazed with what you get....
I sewed lots of pieces together.

Then trimmed one side.


Added some more fabric...
 What you cut off somewhere, just join it to another side. It will all fit..

Then trimmed to block size I needed.

And here we go following Joanne's tutorial this is what I got...


Go here for Joanne's tutorial.
http://www.canuckquilter.com/2017/02/rsc-butterfly-block-tutorial.html

19 comments:

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Wow they are amazing ❤️❤️

Baa. xxx said...

Nice!

Gretchen Weaver said...

Beautiful butterfly. I'll be watching for yellow ones for next week's RSC link up.

Michelle Ridgway said...

Wow beautiful! Thanks for sharing x

Mari said...

Oh how cute! It turned out great!

Vireya said...

I've never tried making crumb blocks, so thanks for the pictures. They made beautiful butterflies!

Kathy S. said...

That's gorgeous! I made one a while back so that I would have the pattern idea...somewhere. Have a great week, Jo!

Goofin' Off Around the Block said...

I have never thought of putting "crumbs" together this way, but it finishes up just stunningly. Your butterfly block is one of the most gorgeous ones I've ever seen. Thanks for sharing! --Andrea

jacaranda said...

Lovely, it is surprising how many blocks you can get from scraps. I did a class where we made blocks like yours then sliced them in half to sew with other blocks. We had a small quilt top in no time.

Linda said...

I love making Crumb blocks but never seen this butterfly idea before. Great.

kiwikid said...

Beauriful butterfly blocks Jo, they look amazing.

Raewyn said...

I loved seeing Joanne's blocks - and now I love seeing yours! Great idea to do them with crumbs :-)

margaret said...

love the butterfly, will check out the link. Like you love sewing scraps together made 150 blocks last month but they are only small at the moment as use tin scraps

elliek said...

Love the butterfly Jo

Bizarre Quilter said...

love your new blog header Jo!

Thank you for the crumbs tutorial.. I love it!!!

Anthea said...

WOW! Now that really is a fab creative way to use up bits & bobs of fabrics.
Love them!

Cynthia Brunz Designs said...

I have always loved these butterflies too. Maybe they will be my RSC block for next year. Thanks for sharing with Oh Scrap!

Jen said...

I loved seeing all the blocks ,especially the butterflies, Great idea for the scraps.
Thanks Jo xx

Linda @ kokaquilts said...

Wonderful butterflies! Such a creative way to use up those scraps!