Saturday, November 22, 2014

Rainbow Scrap Challenge - Sampler Progress

Not much stitching this week, but I did get a lot done on some family gifts for Christmas.  The last couple of years, we've made a calender for the family that has all the birthdays and wedding anniversaries on it.  That means going back through all the photographs we've taken during year and finding 13 to go in the calender.  Then there's a bit of cropping and other Photoshop enhancing that goes into polishing off that set.  That's pretty much what I worked on in the evenings this week. I was reminded during that whole process what talented photographers My Guy and Drama Teen are.  That makes it really hard to choose just 13 pictures for the calendar.  I've rarely shared any of their photographs, but here are two of my favorites that made the calendar cut.  


Taken by Drama Teen during our Utah vacation

Taken by My Guy on one of his walks

I hope you'll tolerate the bit of bragging and enjoy these reminders of spring since many of us have been in the deep freeze this week. 

Moving on to the progress on the Rainbow Scrap Challenge Sampler quilt.  To be honest there is not a lot of progress.  But I have decided on a final layout and on black for the sashing. 

 Rainbow Scrap Challenge Sampler
By Angela Feldbush of Soscrappy

One last pink block is under construction to finish out the layout.  I split the brown blocks, putting the lighter ones next to the yellow and the darker ones in the opposite corner next to the reds.  I'm off work this next week, hopefully I can make some significant progress on getting this made into a finished top.  

There's more scrappy stuff over at Soscrappy.   

15 comments:

  1. Your rainbow blocks look great in that layout, and the black sashing sets them off beautifully!
    Great photos!

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  2. Lovely photos and a great gift. The new block arrangement looks good. I think the black sashing will too off the quilt wonderfully!

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  3. You can certainly brag on your family and their talents! I love the black with the RSC Sampler!

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  4. Y'all are a family of photographers with a good flora/fauna eye! Your sampler will be marvelous -- have fun playing this week!! :)

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  5. Beautiful photos. A calendar is a great idea.mlove your rainbow sampler. It's going to be such a beauty.

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  6. The black sashing looks great with your blocks!

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  7. I too love the black sashing and appreciate the spring time pics...thanks for the warm smile!

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  8. I just love that whole quilt, such wonderful scrappy goodness! I am thinking that starting January I will do smaller blocks in all the colors too!

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  9. Fabulous photos.

    The black sashing works a treat.

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  10. What a great choice of sashing for the RSC sampler blocks. It really does make all the colors "pop" Best of luck with the finishing off.

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  11. The black sashing really make your lovely sample blocks stand out. This will be a dramatic quilt.

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  12. such an accomplishment!! I love it.
    Leeanna at not afraid of color

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  13. Yep - black is looking fabulous!

    You have every right to be proud of DT and My Guy. Their photography is wonderful!

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  14. A calendar is a great idea for a Christmas gift especially if you have some excellent photographers in the family!

    The RSC quilt is going to be gorgeous.

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