Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Quilt Your Stash Week Nine

Hello! Happy Wednesday! Today I thought I'd share a really fun idea for a scrap quilt project you can use to quilt your stash this year!

I'm always on the lookout for great scrap projects, and when I saw this

wonderful post by Anne Marie of Gen X Quilters I knew I had to share it on my blog. Anne Marie has been making scrappy Granny Square blocks using her stash. Such a fun idea!  You can find a great tutorial for the Granny Square block using 2 1/2" strips on the Moda Bakeshop.  These blocks finish at about 8 1/2" square. You can also use this tutorial if you want to use 2 1/2" squares for your blocks.



Anne Marie made large and small blocks, and her quilt is going to be amazing!


Thanks so much for stopping by!

7 comments:

Susie Hoover said...

What a wonderful way to use up scraps! Love the way she used two different sizes for the same blocks. An easy way to really bust into the scrap basket!!!

Jennifer said...
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Hildy said...

Great way to use scraps! I plan to use some for the Village pattern.

OPQuilt said...

What I love about this scrappy quilt is that it's pretty controlled--I like the wild ones, too, but it's not often you see one where it *looks* planned, but uses up scraps. Fun post!
Hope you are surviving your semester--
Elizabeth

Quilts By Laurel said...

Wow! This quilt is going to be so pretty! :)

gailss said...

Another great idea for scraps Sherri and these would make nice donate quilts too. Always nice to have a quilt in the works that you could gift for someone special.....thanks

New Salem Homestead said...

A great way to use up scraps but also some of the "uglies" from jelly rolls. I have a big basket of those and I think this might be the answer to make short work of those strips!

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