Saturday, January 7, 2017

RSC 2017, week #1, purple

I'm joining in with RSC2017 this year. 
This month we are making purple blocks. 
The first one I made used a 16 patch block I made a few years ago. 
I added a border around it and hst's. I don't know a name for this block. It will finish at 12 inches. 

I have also made three tiny spool blocks. I was so inspired by the recent finished spool quilts by other RSC participants that I had to start one for myself. This will be a long term project. But these little blocks are so cute. I love them. 
I hope you join RSC 2017 too. 

 

 

17 comments:

The Joyful Quilter said...

Welcome to the RSC!! You've got some fun looking projects on the go. I'll be looking forward to seeing how they progress!

Sandra Walker said...

It's such a fun ongoing activity; so glad you are joining in! Anything that gets me in my scraps, I love! You've got two great projects started here.

Alycia Quiltygirl.com said...

WElcome - and WAY cool block - that will be so neat in lots of different colors!

gayle said...

Welcome to the fun! I love both your blocks! (I just got pulled into the spools, too. I figure I'll probably be making the tiny things for years and years!)

Sally Trude said...

You've got an amazing assortment of fabrics going on in your first block. And I too have started making spools (or two-sided kitten ears).

Nancy said...

Purple's not my color but this is a really great scrap block -- for any color! Thanks for sharing it.

Edith said...

I like how you expanded the 16 patch and s nice beginning of a little spools collection.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Lovely 💖

scraphappy said...

A small and a big block will keep you sewing with quilts for sooner and later. Best of all, so many scraps have been put to good use!

Cathy said...

Welcome to the madness of little spools! I need to get mine quilted. I loved making those little things.

I see you are off to a good RSC start with both blocks and using up those scraps!

Cherie in St Louis said...

I've been sorely tempted by some of the tiny blocks.......there are some fabulous RSC challenge quilts from tiny blocks. Can't wait to see yours grow :)

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

I'm tempted by the little spool blocks, too! Just to make a few every now and then, and see where they lead. They look like fun! I like your 16 patch block, too - it is so interesting with the HSTs all around it!

Christa Marcotte said...

My favorite colour...purple! Love the spools!

kiwikid said...

Beautiful blocks, love purple!!

Fiona said...

lovely rainbow scrap projects
Hugz

Kate said...

You got a great start on your projects for 2017. I like your plan for the 16 patch blocks. That one will be a great stash buster.

a good yarn said...

The RSC is such a clever way to encourage us to use up scraps. I've joined in too but will only be making one project. I want to finish it! I really like the blocks you have chosen too.