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This quilts started out as a solution to use up some random strips in more muted colors. I don’t use a lot of these colors. Yet once in a while the bin somehow gets full. I guess it’s true what they say about scraps multiplying. 

 Ruth quilted it for me.

 My neighbor, Sherry, bond it.

I found out recently that my other neighbor’s father had cancer. I felt this was a masculine enough quilt that it would feel at home there. They were thrilled. Glad it found a good home. Hope it brings lots of comfort and hopefully a little healing.


  • Jamie Janow Elfert says:

    Absolutely love this quilt! Indeed, this is a perfect masculine design — prayers for your neighbor's father.

  • Ariane says:

    This is a beautiful quilt! A wonderful gift for a man in need.

  • Loris says:

    This is charming and inspiring! I love log cabins.
    It will surely be a comfort to your neighbor.

  • maggie fellow says:

    with the colors and the fabrics – it just looks like it will be cozy and comforting for someone that needs it.

  • eileen says:

    A pretty mix of colors, and I'm sure it will be treasured!

  • a maidenhair fern says:

    What a great scrap quilt! He will love it.

  • Dona says:

    it is just lovely! A wonderful way to use those scraps and what a sweet gift.

  • Goofin' Off Around the Block says:

    I am glad you were able to find a good home for this quilt. I definitely has a more masculine feel to it. It was definitely a great way to use up some scraps.

  • Needled Mom says:

    It is a great design and perfect for a man. I hope he finds comfort when he uses it.

  • Mary at Fleur de Lis Quilts says:

    Sometimes a quilt knows what it wants. In this case, the quilt wanted to be a comfort for your neighbor. There's no doubt that he will enjoy it and find comfort in it. It's beautiful, oops no, it's handsome and perfect.

  • Louise says:

    I agree with Mary. This quilt, made from scraps that surprised you with their proliferation, appeared just as the right person needed it. Isn't it amazing how that works? Congrats on a lovely, meaningful finish.

  • Cynthia Brunz Designs says:

    I have always loved scrappy quilts like this one. Makes me want to dive in my scrap bins and start a new quilt. Thanks for sharing with Oh Scrap!

  • Karen's Korner says:

    I love a good scrappy and yours is no exception. Well done.

  • grammajudyb says:

    It is a great scrappy quilt. Masculine quilts are a bit tougher to make, I find. This one is perfect!

  • swooze says:

    I love this quilt. I have lots of scraps leftover from another quilt I made mostly in the form of strips. I am in process of figuring out how I want to attack it. This looks like a great solution!

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