A fun scrap challenge!

I signed up for the JC Handmade Spare a Square scrap challenge and made this fun little wall hanging! The idea is that we all sent in a square of fabric, they were cut up and we got back ten different scraps to make something (anything!) with. We could add anything we want, we just need to use all of the scraps.  Here’s what I did:

scrap challenge wall hanging

I’m forever obsessed with wonky log cabin blocks, so I indulged my obsession. All of the patterned fabrics are the scraps I was sent, and the solids I added. It was fun to to stretch myself a bit and use colors I’d normally not use…

scrap challenge wall hanging - close up

It’s small. It measures 9″ X 31″ and it’s now hanging in my sewing room!

Scrap challenge wall hanging - size perspective

10 Responses to “A fun scrap challenge!”

  1. yaiAnn October 13, 2008 at 10:43 pm #

    Very fun! I was going to remark how speedy you are with those square you JUST blogged about til I realized these weren’t the same ones. hee hee..

  2. Cate October 13, 2008 at 11:24 pm #

    Looks great!

  3. Sarah October 14, 2008 at 7:38 am #

    So cool!

  4. anina October 14, 2008 at 7:58 am #

    Cute! And it could make a cute table topper too.

  5. Stacy October 14, 2008 at 10:21 am #

    I was just admiring it this morning on the flickr group. Great job! I think I’ve finally settled on what to make with my scraps today… so I’m hoping to get started tonight!

  6. Stephanie October 14, 2008 at 11:31 am #

    Beautiful AND clever! Love the colors and what a perfect place to hang it.

  7. jacquie October 14, 2008 at 8:24 pm #

    the obsession works well for you! love that you could hang it in your sewing room. very fun to see every day.

  8. amandajean October 16, 2008 at 6:50 pm #

    I am obsessed with wonky log cabin blocks, as well. I love the piece you made hanging on the door. a PERFECT addition to your sewing room!

  9. betsy October 22, 2008 at 2:03 pm #

    I love that runner!

  10. susan October 23, 2008 at 11:55 am #

    i LOVE this!! what is/who makes the background color?? i wish i would have seen this swap! it looks like there was some awesome bits in there!!! i love log cabins but am having a hard time making them wonky!! hehe

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