Over the snowy ‘Winter Wonderland’ weekend I persevered with the task of hunting through my stash (defined as any piece of fabric larger than a fat quarter) and my colour-sorted scraps (any pieces smaller than a fat quarter!) in search of fabrics to use for Gnome Angel’s #scrappytripalong2019.
I now have a collection of 144 strips, 16″ x 2½” ready to piece into 24 scrappy Trip Around the World blocks. Well! That’s not quite true… I have already made one block, so only 138 strips left! 😀 Having cut out all those strips I was keen to test the strip piecing method in the Bonnie Hunter tutorial Angie advised we use.
Here are some photos to show how I made my first block. I enjoyed the tube method of strip piecing, making these blocks will be good practice for the Bargello quilt I hope to make one day! 😉
If I make one of these blocks most days for the next four weeks I will keep on schedule with the ‘trip along’.
Linking with Judy for Design Wall Monday.