I started this scrap quilt in November with the intent of emptying out my bins of strips.
I love the way it turned out. I started out following the pattern by Karen Griska called Saranac but tweaked it along the way. I substituted 4-patches for the 16-patches in the corners and long strips for the piano key border. It's twin bed size 68" x 88".
The finished blocks are 10", the 4-patches are 3", and the strips are 1".
I had plenty of longer strips leftover from backings, sashings, etc. which I randomly used for the 1st outer border (left).
And brown strips for the final outer border (right) that Susan gave me a while ago. Thanks, Susan!
I spent the last 2-1/2 weeks painting
our LR. It is now done! This room is in the 2nd oldest section of the
house that was added on c. 1760. The original plaster walls are made of
limestone, shells, and horse and/or cow hair. There's an original
cupboard with cross and Bible doors (to ward off evil spirits), a
fireplace with hand-made bricks, and a forged iron crane. That mirror
was a wedding gift from Aunt Midge (my mother's sister) to my parents in
Hope you have a great week!
Copyright 2019, Barbara Schaffer