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What do 2 1/2″scrappy squares plus an ice cream bucket of odd shaped scraps equal? (yes we eat ice cream by the bucket here, none of those little carton things would ever do besides its a good place to put a bunch of scraps for a project.) Well if you mix these two ingredients and follow Quiltville’s tutorial. You get these scrumptious little wonky maverick stars.

As you can see they are quite addictive. I’ve made a ton. But must admit the ice cream bucket is still quite full. How does that happen? I couldn’t decided which picture I liked best so you get both.

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  • Catsngrams says:

    What fun stars. I will print the pattern. Scraps I have a lot of, and I have not figured out what to do with them. This is a great idea thanks. Have a great Monday

  • Jenny says:

    Yes these are fab!

  • *karendianne. says:

    Ha ha! I was just opening up my reader and saw this post. I clicked and said (literally): "Whoa! What IS THAT?" So here I am totally taken away and so glad I'm just cutting because this is a SERIOUS DISTRACTION, Em. What are you trying to do to me… take my breath away? …because you surely did. Gosh friend, I can completely see how addicting these are and with that scrumptious stash you have – are we kidding here? This is unreal. I'm psyched. I have to go put myself away before I blow a gasket!

  • QuiltedSimple says:

    great stars! And I love the little wall hanging! It's perfect for when spring finally decides to make an appearance

  • audreypawdrey says:

    Those stars are wonderful! I can't wait to see all the beautiful fabrics that you pull our of that bucket.

  • Anonymous says:

    So pretty. I have bookmarked that link – Quiltville is great isn't it/she?!!

  • StitchinByTheLake says:

    I think this is my favorite of her scrappy patterns. And I'm with you on the ice cream. 🙂 blessings, marlene

  • pinksuedeshoe says:

    A whole bucket! Sounds like heaven :o)

  • Julia says:

    They look great Em..
    great way to use up little scraps…I too have a bucket full…will check it out more..
    thanks Julia ♥

  • Lynn says:

    Everyone knows that ice cream by the bucket tastes much better than by the carton, or the bowl for that matter. Love the blocks – such bright and happy stars!

  • Shari says:

    I love these little stars… and I think the scraps breed because they never seem to diminish…

  • Needled Mom says:

    That will make a beautiful quilt! Love the scrappy look to the blocks.

  • Carol says:

    Those are so much fun!

  • Trisha says:

    These look delicious!

  • hetty says:

    I love making those. They are so addictive and I have an addictive personality! So, are you going to change your blog's name to Em's Bucket of Scraps?

  • Terri says:

    The scraps wait until you turn your head and they, well, how do I say it delicately? They reproduce. Like little rabbits. It's the only explanation for why the scrap bag never empties!

  • quiltingnana says:

    cute way to use scraps

  • jovaliquilts says:

    The wonky stars are asolutely wonderful! I think you've inspired me to play around with them — I keep meaning to make some.

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