Welcome to the July 2022 edition of the TABLE SCRAPS Challenge here at the Joyful Quilter!! Thanks for stopping by to see what participants have made this month. I'll kick things off with what I made from the quilted scrap shown below:
I host this challenge in conjunction with Angela's (RSC) Rainbow Scrap Challenge @ So Scrappy. It's been SEW much fun to offer the...
|Button credit to Susan @ Desert Sky Quilts, updated by me.
Since basically ANY small quilted item qualifies for this challenge, I scrounge through my scrap basket to see what I can come up with.
Each month I offer a prompt to help get your creative juices flowing. While you are NOT required to use it in your project, the guiding word is revealed at the end of each month's LINK PARTY post. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see August's focus. It, along with the RSC Color of the Month (as soon as Angela releases it - around the 1st of the month) will also be added to the 2022 TABLE SCRAPS Challenge page at the top of the blog.
July's theme was...
Here's what I did with that...
The Color of the Month was PURPLE so I brought out my scrap basket to see what I might find to inspire me:
Right near the top was the offcut corners from making my PURPLE scrap basket...
The one shown at the top of the post was unstitched to reveal this:
Which I promptly finished:
Check out those blueberries:
This little mug rug is perfect for a tiny cup of tea! The miniscule mug was thrown by DS1 at Happy Hippo Pottery Camp when he was in middle school - half a lifetime ago:
That was a quick finish, but WAIT!!! There's more...
Since my TABLE SCRAPS Challenge entry was done, I decided to do something with the other offcut corner that was lurking in my basket of scraps.
What did you make, Joyful???
This small pincushion with dots and swirls:
Even though stuffing and sewing up a small pincushion SHOULD have been another easy win, it didn't get completed. I stuffed it with Poly-Fil, but never brought in my supply of crushed walnut shells from the car. The shells gets added for a bit of weight.
What's next, Joyful???
August will be arrives at the end of the weekend. Do you have any hopes for what the new Color of the Month will be? Angela will let us know soon enough, while we wait...
August's theme is:
NOTE: It might be an unusual prompt for some of you, but just see what you can do with it. Hand or machine. No maximum or minimum amount to include! Angela announced ORANGE for August. (I will update on the 2022 TABLE SCRAPS Challenge tab at the top of my blog as soon as it's announced.)
It's time for YOU to link up your PURPLE and/or Circle/Spots/Dots project in the LINK PARTY below. All entries MUST be submitted by Monday, August 1st @ 11:59PM (EDT).
Until next time...
USE those table scraps!!!
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