Wednesday, May 13, 2015

making quilt along plans

I am working on another scrap vortex quilt. You know, because I need two quilts that nearly cover my house completely...one just won't do! Ha!
Actually, I'm planning to make an easy-to-replicate layout, so I can host a scrap vortex quilt along this summer. Wouldn't that be fun? If you'd like to join me, start saving your scraps! The more the better!
I hope that I never tire of scrap quilting. I think it's a gift, in a lot of ways, to love scraps as much as I do. It's so practical and thrifty....it's so satisfying to use it all! The end product is pretty great, too!
Aren't those little ninjas cute??? I'm fairly certain that it's going to be one of my very favorite parts of the quilt!

53 comments:

Andrea @ Mouse in My Pocket said...

This is awesome! I look forward to seeing this get started.

Corrie H. @ Mountain Stitches said...

I am on a scrap mission as well!

Esther said...

I can't help seeing a map of the USA in the way you have the work in progress laid out on your design wall...a map quilt would be awesome. A scrap map lap (quilt) maybe?!

Mama Urchin said...

It's like an eye-spy challenge to see if I can find any scraps I recognize!

Maja said...

This is great!
I just love scrapquilts!

Mystic Quilter said...

Love your quilt! I'll be watching for an announcement from you re the quilt along, I have boxes of scraps!

Becky said...

Your layout on the wall reminded me that I have yet another project to add to my list--a design wall! Love the scrappy look of your new quilt! So fun!

Tracy Hansen said...

I am so in!!

quilterchick said...

Bring it on! I could a little guidance. :)

Diane said...

I look forward to a vortex quilt along

Little Black Cat Quilting said...

I've never done a quilt along before, but a scrap vortex along sounds like a great first one! I'll keep saving scraps up so I'll be ready! Also, those little ninjas are too cute. :)

Sewing In CT said...

I'd like to follow along and make one!

lgoldsworthy said...

Love it - I've been looking for a quilt along :). Looking forward to it!

Aliceart said...

This is such an amazing quilt, but I fear it's because your scraps are more colorful than mine. I'm in anyway!

Sarah in Houston said...

I think I'm crazy but I'd love a vortex quilt along! I only have about 25 or more other quilts I'm working on!!! I look forward to seeing your plans.

Lynn said...

Hurray! I love your qal's! They are always fun plus I usually learn a lot too!

Tracybug Creative said...

My scraps are on overload! Going to give some away, auction some and make this with you this summer! Let's do it!

Bernie Kringel said...

Looking forward to seeing this quilt along. Your use of scraps is completely inspirational!

Kim with a K said...

A quilt along with you would be fantastic! 😊

Kathy S. said...

I LOVE scrappy QA's. I can't resist.

sue godfrey said...

I would love to join in. I have a lot of fabric from when I started quilting, 13 years ago and tastes change! So it would be good to use this fabric in some way xx

Teresa Palmer said...

What fun! I'm in.

Teresa Palmer said...

What fun! I'm in.

Tina Short said...

Yes please!

Julie Bagamary said...

What a great quilt in the making!

Alison Wood said...

That's great news! I'd love to join your QAL as I can't quite get up the nerve to try a scrap vortex on my own. Looking forward to it already.

Sue said...

I can hardly wait for this to happen this summer! I have a lot of scraps and LOVE your scrap vortex quilt! Thanks Amanda Jean!

Karee said...

Holy Scrapilciousness, Batman!

MaterialGirlQuilts said...

Oh my, I can't wait for you to start the QAL now...I was just thinking that my scrap bins are way too full and I either need to sew them or destash...sewing sounds much more fun :)
Amanda

S Staum said...

I'm in! My first slab quilt, which is my favorite

S Staum said...

Was going to say, my slab quilt is just a lap size so am excited to make a BIG one!😀

LynneP said...

Hope to join you on this QAL. Great looking quilt!

jenni said...

I'm in! My scraps are over flowing!

Dominique said...

I am so in!

Caroline Heinrichs said...

Yes, mam I'm in, I've got soooo many scraps.

liniecat said...

Bring it on!!

Unknown said...

My scrap basket ( really a number of bags) is taking over my sewing room! A scrap quilt along would be perfect!

Corrie said...

I have those ninjas too. :) It looks wonderful.

katie kasel said...

I am ready and scrap loaded!!!

anne said...

Count m in - when do we start.

Allison said...

You've tempted me to join a quilt along for the first time! I just love the idea of using all my scraps but when I look at them I start thinking - surely I can't put those fabrics together?

Susanne vb said...

I'm in!!!!

Katie V said...

Wow there are some amazingly adorable fabrics in there. I love the scrappy look!

Betty C said...

I already have a scrap load! I'm ready.

doodlebugmom said...

love all the pops of red!

margaret said...

looksa good idea but cut all my scraps up into 2.5" squares ready for a large steps to the altar quit so will have to use the stash, maybe the fabrics that I am now not too keen on!

Patti Giuliano said...

Count me in

Patti Giuliano said...

Count me in

Sara Brock said...

I'm in!

MaryAnn Burris said...

I would love to join you! but will someone tell me what a scrap vortex is, I have lots of scraps, been quilting for over 20 years,
but have never heard that term.

Staci said...

Yes!! PLEASE!!! PLEASE!!

DaisyLiz said...

My bin is full - this is inspiring!

Judy Bloniarz said...

Sign me up! I'm looking forward to using-up the ever growing pile of scraps. Thanks.