Monday, September 28, 2020

50 Shades of Brown part 2

Now cut 18 2 1/2" brown squares using various shades and prints of brown. The original little quilt has quite a bit of striped and one way fabric in it. 
I layed mine out somewhat like the original, having the 2 pink blocks near each other and the blue off by itself.  There was no rhyme or reason/light and dark on the layout.  It was super scrappy and humble!


 

Then piece the top together.  I don't have a photo without the border. But this layout is how I piece most of my quilts. 

What makes this quilt super charming is the border! The antique uses 4 one way fabrics! For now, look through your stash and see what options you have then meet me back here next Monday for the finale.

Make it a terrific week no matter your circumstances!




6 comments:

  1. Wow, Lori, thanks for a manageable SAL. Even with a jam-packed week this is doable. I put pink and blue in more of my blocks, so I think I will spread those out a bit. Looking forward to seeing the border.

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  2. Sweet :0), this is a fun little project Lori. Happy Sewing!

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  3. Loving the scrapy browns. There is something comforting about the haphazardness of it :-)

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  4. So fun to have a couple small boxes of parts to make up these blocks. The borders may be another story, but we will see. Fun quilt-along!

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  5. Still haven't checked to see if I have pieces and parts that might work for this little QAL, Lori. It's coming together SEW quickly!!

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  6. Pulling my pre cut squares today, making it super scrappy. Going to try for 50, it'll be charming (wink). Thank you, Lori for such a cute project for the autumn.

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