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15 Minutes of Play QUILT

on Jul 17, 2014 in Blog, fabric stash, quilt | 1 comment

15 Minutes of Play Scrap Quilt

Scrap Quilt Plan | ReannaLily Designs

So I told you about the 15 Minutes of Play book, right? I LOVE the quilt that came from “yeah, just sew your scraps together however you want.” It is such a liberating process.

I opted to sew all my scraps together in color families. I made the finished “Made-Fabric” pieces any size. Really, whatever size turned out is what size it is. So, here’s how the pieces fell together.

Scrap Quilt Plan | ReannaLily Designs

Now I just need to plan an arrangement.

Here’s something funny: In the book Victoria Findlay-Wolfe talks about what you’ll see from the accidental pairing of unlikely fabrics and what shapes will evolve through the improv process and all… And what you learn about yourself – what you like and don’t like…

Um. Yeah. I like rectangles and 90 degree angles. Not too terribly surprised, but it is pretty funny. All kinds of improv and wild, as long as it can be 90 degrees for the most part. =)

Scrap Quilt Plan | ReannaLily Designs

Honestly the neutral/off whites did kind of throw me a bit. I just added them in the corner over here:

Scrap Quilt Plan | ReannaLily Designs

I was floored that most of the pieces seemed to match up with one another give or take an inch or so.

Chaos Theory, right!

Happy to report that this is the layout that stuck.

Scrap Quilt | Finished Top | ReannaLily Designs


Of course, it is now it is my new favorite thing.

It super super needs to hang out with the iron for a bit. I’ll be doing that on quilting day, though. There are a couple areas that I do think will have a “That will quilt out” moment, but over all, pretty square and uber scrappy!!

Scrap Quilt | Finished Top | ReannaLily Designs

Scrap Quilt | Finished Top | ReannaLily Designs


    1 Comment

  1. love it!! I just made a little top from a really random assemblage of scraps, and was so tickled all the way through that they kept fitting together so well – I never had to trim off more than a tiny sliver!

    Anna Lomasney

    July 17, 2014

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