Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Baby Boy Scrap Quilt

This week for "Whatcha Working On Wednesday", I have been working on a baby boy scrap quilt. This has been a work in progress for quite some time. This quilt pattern is called "String X" and it is a perfect pattern for using the "Leaders and Enders" system. You can find both the pattern and the Leaders and Enders System on the Quiltville Site HERE.

I decided it was time to actually finish a quilt! So I am concentrating on this one project until it is finished... at least that is the plan of the moment!

What I love about scrap quilts:

1. Each square is different, so each quilt is unique.

2. I can see bits and pieces of many other projects that have been completed in the past. Each one is another memory quilt and has a story or many stories.

3. It uses up small scraps or pieces of clothing that I have saved. This is very economical.

4. Using so many different pieces of fabric keeps the project interesting while I am working on it. If each square is the same, the sewing can get monotonous!

These are four of the large squares I have finished. Each of these contain four smaller squares.









Some more squares in progress:



These will have white triangles sewn on the side to make a small square. Then four of these will be sewn together to make a large square.

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8 comments:

Heather's Stitches said...

I love the color Blue! Looks good, can't wait to see the finished quilt!

Leslie said...

Oh! I can't wait to see your completed quilt. I just know you'll be so happy with your work. It looks great so far!

Have a great day!

Leslie

Heather said...

looks great. i can't wait to see it finished! love the blues!

Pen Pen said...

Love the baby boy squares! Could you possibly be getting ready for another grandson???? Just kidding, Blue Sky!

Terri said...

I love the colors! It's going to look beautiful. :-)

ancient one said...

Some Baby Boy is going to have a beautiful quilt.. I love the colors!

Hootin' Anni said...

I saw that you left a comment at Kelli's Place today and wanted to come visit with you...this is an amazing project. [and may I say I think I'm in love....your 'country boy' photo below this is awesome, he's so darling.

Happy Weekend.

Kim said...

Love the color. I'm sure it will be amazing.

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