Tag Archive: Scrap in a Box

Dec 30

Scrap in a Box Finished!

Scrap in a Box started out as one of Charlotte Hawkes’s awesome scrappy mysteries about 2 years ago. Here are some pictures of the steps along the way! First units untrimmed. A later step all trimmed up! Some triangular units.Rectangular units.Some units all put together.   Look, blocks!Yep, it’s on point.   Next I had …

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Dec 30

Boxing Day Sew-In Results

This will be a brief post. Then, hopefully later today, I will write a longer post about the Scrap in a Box finish, with even more photos. (If not today, tomorrow.) For the Boxing Day Sew-In, I completed hand sewing the binding onto Scrap in a Box and threw it into the washing machine, although …

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Dec 09

Quilting This Week

I know that with today being Friday this week is not yet over, but this (unfortunately) this won’t take me long to write. It hasn’t been the world’s most quilty week. I’ve only had an hour or so a day to work on it so, although I’ve made progress on quilting Scrap in a Box, …

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Dec 04

This Weekend in Quilting

It has been a very quilty kind of weekend. Friday was the church auction. The wholecloth quilt was this year’s quilt and sold for a very good price. Here’s the official portrait of the front. It isn’t the best ever picture. I regret the wrinkles, but you get the idea. The back is blackish, darker …

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Oct 25

Project Updates

I have made a little progress on a few things in the last couple of weeks. Honest! First, I have sewn together the center of the 2012 FQS Designer Mystery BOM. Please excuse the picture – I don’t have a good way to take a straight on picture of it. Now I’ve just got to …

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Oct 04

A Very Little Progress

Not much sewing has gotten done around here. Last week I worked on the backing for Scrap-in-a-Box. Here are the first couple of rows. Of course, there was the unfortunate bobbin running out near the end of a seam. I did finish the back, but I don’t have a picture of it right now. I’ll …

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Sep 30

End of September – Nothing Finished

So it is the end of September. But now that I think about it, I did have one finished. I finished the little cloth Christmas book that i mentioned last weekend. But that is my only finish for the month (and quarter, if we must be brutally honest. Sigh. But we knew that this quarter …

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Jul 10

Q3 Finish-A-Long Goals

How do I make goals for this quarter? I can’t even seem to get any time to sew or cut or… You get the picture. The big sorting, emptying, moving stuff around project is consuming our days and nights here. Sigh. At least there are only a couple of weeks left of the intense stuff. …

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Dec 31

I’m Ready

Since there are so many football games on over the next few days, I spent some time last night cutting the fabric for hand piecing the next blocks for the two Designer Mystery BOMs I’m hand piecing. I also have completed the Scrap in a Box top. I opted not to use the batik I …

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Oct 10

Update Before Football Sewing – and a Craftsy Sale

First, I’ll update you on my quilting progress. Then I’ll tell you about the Craftsy sale, which makes the last part of this post and advertisement. Now you’ve been warned. I did get the wedding quilt top finished in time to get it to the quilt shop by Tuesday when the longarmers pick up the …

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