Friday, January 30, 2015

Last Saturday in medium blue....

I finally got to make the card trick block this week.


I realized I need more blocks to make my birds in the air quilt to the size I want so I made 12 blue blocks this week. They will be added to the pile of blocks I made a few years ago with the RSC Challenge. I am hoping this one will become a wedding quilt in September for my nephew and his bride. I'm thinking a 15x15 setting for a 90x90 quilt with my 6 inch blocks.... but I just counted and have 133 blocks including these 12. I'm going to need a lot more of these...or they will get a couch throw!

I've been working on my scrappy blue strip all month and it is about 72 inches long and 4 inches wide.

Head on over to SoScrappy on Saturday morning and see what other blue projects (or pink if you started February!) are being worked on.

Oh - I've been looking online for yarn for the mystery crochet along I joined and found this site -consumercrafts.com and ordered my yarn Friday. I am going with my own color selection... hopefully it works! All the color selections were out of stock at the various places I checked on-line and I know they don't have all the colors available at the stores near me.

4 country blue, 2 light country blue, 2 off-white (I'll look for dark country blue at the stores near work Saturday - Joann's, Michaels and Walmart), 2 charcoal heather grey. I really hope I find the dark blue but either way I think it is a good color combo. I do love blue =).

Now to test out dinner. It is clear out the fridge and use up leftovers night. I chopped up the leftover shake and bake chicken breast, added the various veggies and the container of plain spaghetti and plain penne pasta. Made a bechamel sauce and added cheeses. Mixed it together and threw it in a pan in the oven with cheese on top. It smells good. Time to test it out.

21 comments:

  1. Loving what you are doing with your blues!

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  2. Your RSC projects are fun, as always. Those birds in the air are mighty cute. Whether you end up with a queen size or a throw, it would be a wonderful gift!

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  3. I am sure they will love a couch throw if that is hoe many blocks you made. Great blues this week! Enjoy your dinner.

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  4. Got the blues has a very different meaning in your world! I like your bird in the air blocks. All those lovely blue projects are a feast for the eyes. Dinner sounds tasty - I'll be 'round in a jiff.

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  5. That leftover dinner sure sounds good. You're more adventurous in the kitchen than I am.

    Love seeing your scrappy blocks ... BITA is on my list, so I'm especially enjoying seeing it.

    What's not to love with blues, I ask? ha!

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  6. Lots of pretty blue blocks. You'll have some gorgeous quilts come the end of the year.

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  7. Wonder what you will do with that blue scrappy strip? Birds in the air is such a great block!

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  8. You certainly cleared out a few blue scraps. The birds in the air will make a beautiful queen quilt or couch throw. Such lovely variety in your fabrics.

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  9. Those birds in the air are wonderful. The variety of neutrals just makes those blocks sing?

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  10. I too am wondering what you will do with the blue scrappy strip. Great use of blues.

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  11. Yay for Birds in the Air! Hope the happy couple get the big quilt! Love your creative use of leftovers - I usually just pull out all the various containers of leftovers and tell everyone to make their own plate & nuke it in the microwave!

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  12. Loving all your blue blocks... I don't know how you find the time to accomplish so much! LOL... hope your dinner turned out well for the kids... sounds completely yummy to me :) Kathi

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  13. great birds in the air, and I am all in favour of the queen size quilt. You have a great start! And who says it has to happen on in the confines of this calendar year? Looking forward to the future use of your long blue strip! Have a great week.

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  14. Love the Birds in the Air. And your scrappy supper sounds good.

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  15. The birds in the air are pretty!

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  16. It's all wonderful - but I especially like the long narrow scrappy blue strip! (how was dinner?)

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  17. Your Birds in the Air blocks are really beautiful! <3

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  18. Your birds in the air blocks are cute, cute, cute! The scrappy strip is fun too!

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  19. Love what you are doing with your pretty blue scraps. Dinner sounds delicious.
    Ready for some scrappy pink fun?

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  20. Seeing that long strip of blue crumbs reminded me that I was wanting to do that too. I am trying to think of as many things as I can do with each color of the month this year. Thanks for the reminder!

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  21. You have a lot of blue projects going. And they all are really interesting. What will you do with that scrappy blue strip?

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