You may remember these scrappy stars I did a tutorial for a while back. They were leftovers from this quilt, that I have had to keep a secret until now.
But with the newest addition of Quiltmaker my secret is out.
I started this quilt after a little basket that I was keeping my darker more comfy colors in got full. I started by cutting them into usable pieces of 1,2,and 3″ strips. Using my Nifty Notions half square ruler (tutorial here) I cut them into squares and triangles. Next I picked a neutral background and got busy making bear claws in Papa, Mama and baby sizes.
I had just finished up my year as a member of Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad and had an in with the editor so thought I would share it with her. I was thrilled when she said they wanted it for their magazine.
In addition I’m offering one lucky winner a copy of the newest issue of Quiltmaker, complete with instructions to make your own scrappy bear. I will pick a winner the Monday after Thanksgiving. To enter leave a comment telling me your favorite block to make scrappy.