Friday, April 8, 2016
Scrap Blocks -- Crumbs vs. String
In my Sit and Sew group I was shown how to make scrappy Crumb blocks. They are supposed to be mindless, require no thinking, and promise to come out great. I couldn't quite get a feel for it, and the group said I was "over-thinking" (haha, not the first time I've heard that). Anyhow, I promised to go home and make a Crumb block, which I did (top in photo). It took me a long time, and I was tired when done. Then I decided to make one of my favorites, a String block, and I enjoyed making the bottom one very quickly. These blocks have a lot in common. They are both scrappy, mindless, assembled willy-nilly, and anything picked up will work, so why can't I enjoy making a Crumb block?