Monday, 10 July 2017

Kids scrap quilt ONE

I sewed all the scraps together and trimmed them down to 9" blocks.
Here is the layout I chose. 
Now to add the sashings..

I knew I was wanting to make a few scrap quits and needed a fabric to join it all together. 
A trip to spotlight was needed. I saw this aqua fabric and thought it would be perfect. 
Even better it was priced at $4 per metre. So I got 3 metres cut..
When it was put through the register it came up as $2 per metre. I quickly asked for the rest of the bolt. I ended up with 7.5 metres.. Not bad for $15..

Then I border only 2 sides of each block with 2" strips. 
Trimmed to 10", joined them and added a
I am happy with how the aqua spots are so different to all the blocks. 
It measures about 36" x 44".. I'll measure it properly when I go to quilt it.

This is what I will,be using as the backing.
 It is a whimsical bright fabric that has been given to me.

Now put it aside and get started on the next one...


  1. Fantastic work Jo, so many cheery fabrics for young eyes... and what a super bargain with the spotty fabric, yay!

  2. WOW 😳 it's a great out there little quilt to put a smile on a little ones face...

  3. I love your scrap blocks, Jo. You have used your gifted scraps so well. And your bonus at Spotlight was super! I have never struck so lucky - $2 dollars a meter is ridiculous! Pe haps next time they will pay you to take it off their hands!!

  4. Oh, but I do adore this quilt. I love all the Disney scraps in there...because, you know, I am such a huge Disney fan. I'll have to do one of these one day. Have a great day! --Andrea

  5. What a great bargain! The aqua dots are prefect with these crap blocks, and 7.5m should do a few more as well.

    1. Please believe me that I thought I had typed "SCRAP" blocks, not what appears in that first comment!

  6. That is a wonderful childs quilt Jo, the spots look great, that sure was a bargain buy.

  7. It's a great kids quilt. You always do good work. Love the way it is set.

  8. scrap blocks look so good and now with the blue spot they look as if they are floating. What a good buy you got there. Liking the backing fabric too

  9. Wow what a great buy the quilt will look wonderful.

  10. I love the layout for for blocks - there is such movement - I saved it to my idea file. The polka dots bring it all together nicely- and such a bargain for the fabric! Some little kid is going to adore this quilt.

  11. Loving the scrappy quilt, you have done a great job utilising your scraps.
    Great buys!

  12. Great bargain jo loved what you have done with the scraps

  13. This is so pretty! And I love the backing fabric, too.

  14. great fabrics Jo, Ideal for kids.


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