Saturday, October 31, 2020

more yellow

Boo

Hubby and I decided to make a pumpkin this year. Our hands won't do the whole carving bit.


I have the 2 yellow rows I need for my row x row quilt finished. Not too exciting, but, progress. It looks nice with autumn leaves.



And this is why we don't wash scraps....


I had to wash them, hubby found them in a bag in the garage. I don't know how they got there, or where I had them. They smelled musty and gross. Most of them were big pieces. but, there were smaller pieces, too. Now, I have a giant puzzle to make unravel.

Today, I will be showing my quilt guild how to make the shine quilt in a workshop. I enjoy sharing with other quilters. Oh, I bet it would be fun to have a costume, hmmmm, I sure haven't done that in a long while. I wonder if I have time...

My rainbow projects for 2020 with links:

 Irish chain
Shine
row by row
scraptastic star
country road
and now
postage stamp psp20

I am linking to:

rsc20 super saturday
oh scrap
UFO busting

10 comments:

  1. Love the pumpkin! So cute. Good luck unravelling those scraps! Even if you loose a lot in the frayed edges, something good will still come out of all of that mess.

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  2. Fun pumpkin! You're making good progress with your chevrons. It's a pity about those scraps, but that was the only remedy, I think, for the musty smell. At least you put them in laundry bags or the tangle would have been worse.

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  3. Your pumpkin is so cute - and a great idea to decorate it that way instead of carving! The yellow zigzags are looking happy, too!

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  4. I hate the mess that happens when you wash pieces of fabric, I’ve tried all the different hints. None are fool proof. Hope you find a costume! And share a photo! ๐Ÿ˜„

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  5. Great pumpkin! My Mom just draws a face on hers with a sharpie and adds a hat. Hope the workshop went well... and did you dress up?

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  6. Congrats on getting your YELLOW zig zag rows done and good luck unraveling that thread-y mess of scraps!!

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  7. Your pumpkin made me laugh out loud! Great idea. And I love the yellow zigzag rows. They brighten up all the other colors when you put them together. Sometimes I wash smaller scraps by hand in the kitchen sink, but usually I just deal with the thread monster. Good luck!

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  8. Super cute pumpkin!! Oh, my! Look at that tangle - that'll occupy you for a good TV sit down!

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  9. Your chevron rows of yellow! Yellow makes everything seem so cheerful, doesn't' it? Ugh on dismantling the washed fabrics. Once it's done, you'll be happy you have them.

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  10. I haven't met a Zig Zag quilt that I didn't like! So pretty. Sorry about the squishy mess of scraps. At least they'll smell better!

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