Gee, am I ever thankful for Tonya's influence! A year ago our local art quilt group began a 2-gallon-bag challenge. I got the most awful assortment of fabric and trims! BUT .... I gave myself a big slap in the face and said "that's what challenges are all about"!
The largest single piece of fabric in the bag was a pre-printed Jo-Ann's skirt panel with a tie-dyed color scheme. Being a quilt shop owner and used to handling VERY NICE fabrics, I hated that panel. There were also assorted scraps, trims, a needle felted flower (that didn't make it into the final project) and some sewn and stuffed shapes. I felt like I was recycling, so that is the direction I took.
The quilts will be given to the person who originally supplied the bag. A provision of the challenge was that we could also make a quilt for ourselves to keep from the same fabrics. Here is my little piece (thank you, Jan Mullen).
Recycle Quilt: 30" x 22"
Bird Quilt: 11" x 14"
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