Sunday, September 9, 2018

Scrap Dance

Every January, Carole at From My Carolina Home starts a scrappy mystery quilt along.  I did the original Scrap Dance and Scrap Dance Tango and was excited to start Scrap Dance Square Dance this year. 

I decided to use my novelty/I Spy scraps for this year's mystery.  Once it was revealed that there were spinning stars, I altered the layout a little bit so there were only completed stars.  It just so happened that it worked out that I could make two smaller quilts from the pieces I had already assembled, so that's what I did!


They are a bit busy, aren't they?  The solid is Kona Sand and I wish I picked something that showed up more.  But I really like them.  So much fun stuff to see.  Both of these will be going to Project Linus. 

They look very similar because they are all scraps and there is a fair amount of repeat, plus I was originally making just one quilt.  Here are close-ups of them both:

Left 
Right

And here's a close-up of one of the stars.  This is the star in the middle of the quilt, so you can see that I used spiral quilting around the entire quilt and started in the center.

I really enjoy Carole's mysteries and love that she designs them with scraps in mind. I linked to the other Scrap Dance mysteries I completed, but figured that maybe you want to see them without clicking the links.

Original Scrap Dance
Carolina Dancing (Scrap Dance Tango)
   

Scrap Dance Square Dance was #18 on my list of Q3 goals for the Finish Along


 


2 comments:

  1. They look fabulous, Emily!! Thank you for the shout out!!

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  2. Those are such bright and fun quilts. The kids getting them will love them. Your other mystery quilts turned out beautifully too. I love a good mystery quilt along, though I've not had time to do Carole's.

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