Saturday, August 27, 2016

ScrapHappy Saturday - RSC16 - Week 35

Welcome to Week 35 of the Rainbow Scrap Challenge!!  It was an oddly quiet week in Joyful Quilterland.  With both DS1 AND DS2 away at college, I didn't quite know what to do with myself.  I figured that I better do something (even if it's wrong!)

Let's see how that worked for me, shall we?

SUNDAY, I took DS1 back to NC State (since I picked him up yesterday to allow him to get the things he left at home!)... after first taking him by DS2's dorm to do a quilt exchange, as his brother took the wrong one to UNC and he wanted it back.

MONDAY was spent with friends.  No RSC sewing today, but HERE is what I accomplished at Saturday's Sew Day:

(Some) strips were cut for my Barn Dance QAL

TUESDAY, I went to Knit Group and did some errands afterwards, including a stop at the nail salon.  I came home sporting the RSC (alternate) Color of the Month:

WEDNESDAY came and went. Had I sewn one thing???  NO!!! Neither had I done much of anything else... except for getting ready for friends to come over in the morning.

THURSDAY morning, the weekly Quilt Group was held at my house.  It was followed by a trip to a friend's house and then more of the same avoidance behavior.  I just couldn't wrap my head around spending time in the sewing room, but I went in long enough to take another look in my GRAY scrap "basket":

Not much to see in there!!!

FRIDAY came and I went off to Knit Group (again!) when I was supposed to be sewing.  On my way home, I met with the client who commissioned my next quilt.  Details were discussed and I can begin processing THESE shirts:

On SATURDAY, I rounded out the week with a little RSC sewing... I made ONE Tiny Nine:

ONE Slab Block:


I made it THIS FAR on a Rainbow Crumb block:

Hmm... THIS was all that remained on the table:

Amazingly enough, I was able to stretch those fabric into the finishing touches of ONE Rainbow Crumb Block in August's alternate Color of the Month... GRAY:

In making these blocks, I used up almost every scrap of GRAY in the bin and here are the remains:

Along with ONE 3" square that I plan to combine with the other Color of the Month selections to make a Maverick Star.

I joined Angela's LINK PARTY and now I'm off to see what other scrappy wonder there is to be seen. Won't you come along on a tour through BlogLand to see what all the RSC Quilters have been working on this week?

Until next time...
Get Scrappy!!!


  1. Well, congrats! You got more RSC sewing done than I did! Seriously, you did good - I really like your crumb slab!

  2. Hey - you got more sewing done than me! Too funny - my MIL always says that 'I'd better do something even if it's wrong!' Hope the too quiet house settles down and allows you some enjoyable sewing soon.

  3. Here's to using up scraps! That's always my goal! Hope you're enjoying the quiet nest.

  4. Good to the last scrap! I guess all that avoidance is proof that you needed a break. Have a fun week!

  5. Great job using up your gray scraps! Looks like every little bit counts!

  6. You did do a lot though... just not your normal! Love the nails!

  7. That's not a lot of gray at all! I had only one in the house four mornings this week, and it was so strange!

  8. Well at least you worked on your RSC16-I didn't and don't think I will have time this month.

  9. You found a place for a lot of your gray scraps. I'll have to take notes on how you deal with the empty nest. It will be our turn to experience that next year.


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