Evening in the Garden Quilts

Adventures in Fabric Art

Scrappy Cabins 1 is Finished



Last week I got this project quilted and bound.  Yes, I see the, uh, design decision, near the lower left corner.  I mean, I see it now.  I partially blame all of you, who looked at the top here and never mentioned the problem.  (I’ve made sure to get lots of eyes on the pink and black one currently on my wall!)  I’m not too upset.  It gives it some character.  Not all furrows are straight, after all.


As the commenters said, I like the green and the pops of purple.  I used a shiny purple thread, Art Studio Colors by Superior, to quilt three wavy lines vertically and horizontally on each block.  I had already stitched in the ditch with Bottom Line, which is mostly invisible, but gives it sufficient quilting.



I made this for donation and to lighten my string bins, and I think it will be loved.

2015-04-17 08.33.34pmWe hope you’re finding time for finishes.  I’m linking to Finish it up Friday at Crazy Mom Quilts, and to WIPs Be Gone at A Quilting Reader’s Garden.


Author: Valerie

I'm Valerie, also known as Scooquilt. I am passionate about fabric and quilting. My quilts are colorful and modern, but grounded in traditional blocks. My degrees are in Fine Arts and Education. I'm retired from teaching and trying to quilt daily. Reading, gardening, and cats are also important to me.

6 thoughts on “Scrappy Cabins 1 is Finished

  1. love the unique design feature! It’s a lovely quilt!

  2. I love a good scrappy log cabin. Looks pretty perfect to me. It was obviously a deliberate design choice. The tapestries woven in 15th century flanders always had a deliberate mistake because only God is perfect.

  3. LOL – I didn’t see it till you mentioned it. As you say, makes it unique. Thanks for linking to WIPs Be Gone. It reminded me to come over and see your eye candy. Hugs!

  4. I love it! Great job!

  5. Haha, your quilt is beautiful. Isn’t it strange that something like that is never seen until it is WAY too late to fix? But it makes it much more special, in my opinion. Love your colors and fabrics, great job.

  6. Pingback: Scrappy Cabins 2 (the pink and black one) | Evening in the Garden Quilts

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