Monday, June 16, 2014

Chippewa Scrap Quilt

Chippewa Quilt, Cluck Cluck Sew

I made a dent in my scrap bin!  Yeah right.  But I did put some of my scraps to use and made this quilt…aptly named after our street.  You know you’re out of clever quilt names when you start naming them after streets.

Chippewa Scrap Quilt, Cluck Cluck Sew

This one is about 44” square.  A perk of having my 7 year old home all summer is he can hold up quilts for pictures…and he’s easily bribed with gum.

Scrap Quilt, Cluck Cluck Sew

I drew this one out in my old school graph paper notebook.  It’s still the best way to play with  ideas and figure out patterns. :)  If there’s interest I’ll post my measurements when I finish the quilt…I think it makes such a unique/modern baby quilt!

Planning a scrap quilt, Cluck Cluck Sew

Plus using up scraps is always a great…so I can buy more fabric…and make more scraps.  ;)

51 comments:

Kellie said...

beautiful!

Chancy said...

I would love to have the measurements!

Cartervater said...

I'm doing a very similar design as my very first quilt! Will be lovely to see more of this one as you do it, it's beautiful.

MÂȘ Alba said...

Un quilt molt bonic, els colors son perfectes !!
Petons des de Barcelona

Southern Gal said...

It's beautiful!

anne said...

Wow please share a tutorial on this one it's stunning :)

anne said...

Wow please share a tutorial on this one it's stunning :)

River Gril Quilts said...

Oh yes - please share your measurements. This quilt is just stunning. The idea that we can actually use our scraps is a bonus! Thanks.

nettie said...

Love this one. And the name. Looks kinda like a dream catcher.

Anne said...

Hehe! You had me at the bribing your 7 year-old (I do the same with my 6 year old), and using your graph paper (I love doing that too...). Cute quilt!

Joanne said...

A stunning quilt. Will watch for more details. You get off lucky with a gum bribe.

Jennifer said...

Love it and would love the measurements!

MeganW said...

I love graph paper for quilt planning! (http://thelifeofmegananne.blogspot.com/2010/11/great-strip-swap-challenge.html)

This turned out lovely. Beautiful colors and piecing and layout... I guess I just like everything about it. :)

Debbie said...

Very pretty and yay for using the scraps!

Kelly O. said...

I really like this one! I'm working on three of your quilts right now for my boys... Busy Kid, Touchdown and the Squares and Stripes patterns... just realized the other day that everything I was working on was yours and realized I just finished an easy bake quilt about a month ago....All this to say that I just love your work! and how it is truly uniquely you and it inspires me! thank you!

Ginny Worden said...

Please share,as I just found out about a new babe coming for some friends, and this would be great.It looks great, by the way.

kathy said...

Love your quilt! Would love to have either a tutorial for it or a pattern for purchase. I just love all of your quilts. They are fun to make and so easy to follow.

Lana said...

This is so cute!!! and the name is perfect!!!!! GREAT JOB!

ann said...

Love it- as always!

Mama Bell said...

Yes, please!

Gina said...

gorgeous xx

Beth said...

Beautiful!!! Graph paper is a great way to play a bit. I need to make some baby quilts and this gives me some ideas. Thanks.

yarn and pencil said...

Beautiful!

Jessica Slattery said...

I would love the measurements! What a great idea for a baby quilt.

Janet M said...

Please share the measurements for this lovely quit. Thanks!

Angella said...

Would love the measurements also, it's great!

Sarah Lahrman said...

Always on the lookout for great ideas made with scraps! This one is stunning - would love to have the measurements;)

helen said...

So summery and fresh perfect scrap quilt measurements please.

Sandra Walker said...

So glad someone out there still draws things out on graph paper!! I finished your Off Track quilt and I LOVE how it turned out! Here's the link:
http://musingsofamenopausalmelon.blogspot.ca/2014/06/summer-breeze-finish.html

SUCH an awesome pattern! Think I'll be making another. ;-) And I think I might just make this Chippewa quilt of yours using the scraps from Off Track!

stitch quilt knit said...

Oh yes, please. I'd love the measurements for the quilt. I love it :)

Betty from My Irish Cottage Home said...

I love it. The colors are so pretty and the pattern just stands out.

Charlotta said...

Yes please, I'd love measurements also.

margaret said...

when you have such a great street name why not use it for a quilt, the quilt is great too

Betty said...

Love this little thing and especially since my scraps are separated by color. Would love the tutorial/measurements when you're done!

Janet Schultz said...

Awesome quilt! Would love the measurements. I need to make a quilt by November for a new baby and this might just be the one.

Donna said...

Love this quilt Allison....well, love all your work and one of my bucket list wishes is to meet you one day! Oh and that lemon blueberry cheesecake recipe is fantastic! Made it for Father's Day and is now our family FAVORITE! Thanks so much for posting!

Carol said...

This is a beautiful quilt and a great way to use those scraps...love it!

Colleen Potter said...

what a wonderful modern quilt.! I'd love to try my hand at making one. I am the worlds slowest quilt maker but I love your patterns for the same reason Kathy does; they're fun to make and easy to follow. I'm working on "Breezy" right now

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kathy-o said...

Can I say....love it!

Laura said...

I still use graph paper, too! I find it relaxing to draw things out by hand in the little squares. Beautiful quilt!

Danielle F. said...

I hope you will share the measurements! This is such a beautiful baby quilt and I have so many scraps I could incorporate into a quilt like this!

meggers said...

What a beautiful quilt! I would love to see a tutorial as well.

A Quilter's Mission said...

I am really loving this quilt! Your color choices and placement are great.

Mary Jane Link said...

This is beautiful and if you would please make the pattern available I would appreciate it and would love to make it! Thanks!

QuiltNut Creations said...

Super cute! Would also love a pattern for this; my scrapbin could use a good emptying lol.

Anita said...

The quilt is fabulous. I would love to see the tutorial for this one.

Habibti at Home said...

I really love this quilt! Love the colors, love that it is scraps, love the use of negative space. Beautiful!! Makes me want to drop everything and go quilt!

Laurel said...

I love it! I would love measurements!

lindsey s. said...

I'd love the measurements too! I just made v and co's heart quilt and this reminds me of that :) it's gorgeous. It would make an awesome little boy quilt

Sam said...

Allison please post the measurements! Love this!

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