My continuing quest to put together my 2021 Rainbow Scrap Challenge blocks has produced another quilt top! This is my Spikey Rainbow Bowties quilt.
Spikey Rainbow Bowties
60" x 75"
One of my plans for 2021 was to choose an easy block that I could make as a leader and ender project for the entire year. The idea was to average one block every day, therefore I called the project Bowties 365. I wasn't strict about making a block every single day, just trying to end up with that many over time. There were some days when I was doing lots of piecing, which led to multiple bowtie blocks on those days. At other times I was more focused on quilting or hand applique, and ended up not making any bowties on those days.
These 5" bowtie blocks started with many pieces left from a couple of bowtie baby quilts I had made in 2014 and 2015. I added this pretty creamy background fabric with splotches of pink, blue, yellow and lavender. I followed the monthly color prompts for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge.
The unusual layout for my bowtie blocks was inspired by a quilt I had seen on Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville page (you have to scroll down the page to find it.) I figured out that the way to put it all together and not have to sew a ton of long rows was to join the bowtie blocks into big blocks of nine.
My quilt top is made from 180 bowtie blocks set 12 across by 15 high. These blocks were joined into 20 big blocks.
That's another RSC quilt top together! Time to pull out the next set of blocks!
Linking up with:
Needle & Thread Thursday at My Quilt Infatuation
Finished or Not Friday at Alycia Quilts
Can I Get a Whoop Whoop at Confessions of a Fabric Addict
TGIFF (Thank Goodness It's Finished Friday) at Rebecca Grace Quilting
Rainbow Scrap Challenge at So Scrappy
Oh Scrap! at Quilting is more fun than Housework
Happy quilting everyone!
Julie in GA