As this dismal winter progresses into the longest on record, I am making progress on finishing scrap quilt projects. The Strip Twist quilt from the Quiltville site is made into a top. The red, white and blue scraps are appropriate for its purpose which is to go to Fort Hood for soldiers. I had many pieces of 2 1/2" strips but most were not that long as they truly were scraps so my solution was to piece like colors and values together to achieve enough strips to make my top. I think that worked well and I will certainly use it again.
Digging into my tops has been an eye opening experience, so I've been loading small ones on for simple, fast quilting. Finally dawning on me that everyone of my quilts doesn't have to be quilted like a masterpiece. This is just a lot more fun. So I put on my cute little bear quilt with the pieced hearts. I love this little quilt. These are photos before quilting, I will try and get some nice ones after.
My sister has a nice little stash of tops too. I dashed over to her place the other night and picked up two tops and said I was doing some fast quilting and "Get er done!" jobs. She calls this raw edge quilt, Circle Gets the Square.
I think she'll like my fast job on it and I'll get it back to her tomorrow.