Monday, December 28, 2020

Leftover Afternoon Delight Blocks

 Recently, while cleaning up my studio, and putting away the patterns and fabrics for Afternoon Delight, the 2020 Block of the Month quilt, I discovered 4 spare blocks., two applique', 2 pieced. If I made 4 more pieced blocks I could create two small wallhangings and use up more of the leftover fabrics.

So I did. They are each about 20" square. The first top:

The second all finished. 

I can't really say that it used up much of the leftovers. Still looks like plenty of scraps. I will cut these into logs for the 3" It's a Puzzle blocks I am currently working on as my Leader/Ender project:



After I've had my fill of cutting these, they go into a zip-loc bag and get put in the "Free to a Good Home" box for my friends. Somebody will love getting these bits.

What do you do with your small leftovers?

Let's quilt,

Barbara



8 comments:

  1. Two great little finishes from your leftovers!
    My leftovers often get saved and used in mini quilts until I am tired of trying to use them up. Then they go to a new home. :)

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  2. Oh my, those made two sweet minis! ­čśŹ

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  3. My 'leftovers' seem to get tossed into a pile on the end of the work table until they fall on the floor or I work on that side of the work table and stuff them into a plastic bag. The batiks are separated from the rest, and 'someday' I will make an applique quilt big enough to slipcover this house!

    I still have Afternoon Delight blocks to make. Some guys wearing red hats interrupted the process. Sneaky little devils...

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  4. There is nothing more fun than the challenge of using up scraps. I love scrappy quilts so I try to use as many leftover fabrics as I can in my next project. I have done some improv piecing and added to the back of the quilt. Miniatures are fun too. I love what you have done with your extra blocks and fabric.

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  5. it must be a thing, I found 5 leftover double 9 patch blocks when I was finished!

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  6. I do keep mine, but I only quilt a fraction of what you do so my scraps are very manageable :). If I quilted as much as you, I'd so the same about giving them new homes!

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  7. Those two little quilts are a great finish for this year! Well done!

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