With the old Leader/Enders done and sewn into a top. I needed a new L&E project. While the last one wasn’t terribly complicated, I decided to go even simpler this time.
Like many of my fellow quilters, I have a pile of random blocks. They are leftover from other projects where I made too many, or changed my mind about things. I call it my orphan block bucket. In there were several 4.5″ HSTs lefover from a couple different quilts.
They are all light/neutral fabrics on one side, and dark, busy fabrics on the other, so I figured they be a good start to an Around the World quilt.
I went through my scrap bins and pull a bunch of lights and a bunch of darks. Each pair will give me two HSTs.
Because they are only 4.5″, I’m going to need a lot to make a good-sized quilt, so it should be a nice, long satisfying L&E project.
Here’s where my other projects are at:
- Into the Mystic (baby owl quilt) – Four more pinwheel flowers to go, and then I have to decide on a border
- Cluckin’ Eh! – Sewing those adorable chicks
- Shave and a Haircut – Sewing strips, making blocks
- Homecoming quilt – First round done -waiting for round 2!
- L&E quilt – As you see above
8 thoughts on “Take me to your leader”
That is going to be great! Will it be one you add to with the leftovers from future quilts or do it all at once now?
I bet you do have a lot of leftovers. I have quite a bit and I am not nearly as prolific as you. I’ve always liked that pattern. That’s going to be a fun one to watch progress.
All your beautiful fabric will once again make something fantastic. Have fun.
Can you call it recycling, or upcycling of those leftovers?
Now you know why they made quilts out of cigar ribbons; waste not, want not!
The butterfly fabric is really pretty. I hope that one gets a starring role.
That is going to be one beautiful quilt! As productive as you are, it will be completed sooner than you expect.
I see butterflies. I see complexity. I see your brain working!!! I sent a friend to you for a sock pattern yesterday. Hope she choose one of yours!
What a great quilt pattern–good way to make those hst’s, too!