My plan is to make 3 Kaleidoscope blocks each month for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge (RSC 2014). Using scraps, one will be completely made of the color of the month, one will be made of the color of the month and it's color complement and one will be made of the color of the month plus color of the previous month.
This is the one with the color of the month blue plus the complement of blue - orange. I took this apart and put it together three times and still the middle looks a little wonky but I'm tired of fiddling with it so that's how it will stay. These are scraps, for Pete's sake!
These are the three January blocks. The corners are all made of crumbs. I think the border of the finished quilt will be made of crumbs also. I hope it will look like all those little kaleidoscope pieces before they turn into a design.
I've also made four more 9.5 inch wonky log cabins and sewn them together. It will finish at 18 inches. 12 of these will make a nice sized lap quilt. So, since this is my second one for the month it looks like I'll have two wonky log cabin quilts at the end of the year. I might even have 3 because it appears I still have enough small strings in my blue string bag.
Even though they are wonky I still like to start out the blocks with the traditional red center.
Some of these scraps have been around a long time. That's planet fabric in the upper right leftover from curtains I made for my youngest son's bedroom. He's 29 now and left the planet curtains behind long ago.
I added some 3 inch butterflies to my pile. I started these late last year and think I only have brown and black/white ones.
And I added some 3 inch spools to my collection which now makes 99 blue spools.
And, finally, I have two 6.5 inch crumb blocks left over from making the kaleidoscope block.
The Rainbow Scrap Challenge Scrappy Happy Saturday linky party is going on now if you are interested in how to use up your blue scraps. And, it's never to late to join in and tell us about your blue scraps.