I have picked up this book every day since I got and have been inspired over and over again by the quilts and with the concept to push myself AND to just take 15 minutes and have fun with my scraps. It truly is amazing what you can do with scraps as this book just keeps showing us page after page of wonderful quilts made from scraps!
15 Minutes of Play Improvisational Quilts by Victoria Findlay Wolfe of Bumble Beans blog
Its not a pattern book per se, its a book to really get your mind thinking about just having fun with quilt making, thinking outside the box, use up those scraps and producing amazing quilts. There are block
patterns in the book for you to use or just inspiration to design your own. This truly is a book that needs to be in your library if scrap baskets are anything like mine or your looking for inspiration to make quilts using what you have.
The surprising thing about this book is that so many of the quilts are traditional quilts! She has just chosen to work in brighter colors and most of the time making her own "fabric" by just piecing together scraps. And we all have scraps right! Or pieces that we could cut up and make our own scraps just to sew them back together to make fun pieced fabrics!
Lazy Gal Quilting blog . Victoria made the background fabrics and finished the quilt. I have followed Tonya's blog for years and years and years! Again not a quilter you would think I would be inspired by but I am. Just look at this quilt , very traditional quilt pattern. I need to make one of these. Just look at how scrappy that quilt is. just so me! mine would probably have a cheddar fabric as the background though not pieced but hey thats what quilt making is about options! Yes, I have learned to never say never anymore....maybe mine will be pieces cheddars so I can use many of my favorite cheddars :)
Thanks Victoria for a very inspirational book and yes I agree with you on your acknowledgement pages thanks to Tonya and Gwen Marston for pushing me out of my comfort zone sometimes and just have fun and play with the fabrics.
and here is a sneak peak on what I am working on now check back tomorrow :)