I missed the link party on Saturday for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge but I haven't quite missed out on Kate's ScrapHappy Day!
I didn't feel like dealing with random crumbs this time around. I actually find it more relaxing to work with precision cut pieces. I keep my shorter 1.5" scrap strips in this box next to my cutting table:
I found this beauty in a thrift shop some years ago. It was meant to hold tissues but I've never used it for that purpose. I love the tole painting all around the box however, so I had to find something to keep in it! It hasn't been closing snugly of late.
I decided to cut 1.5" squares from the shortest of these strips to make 16 patch blocks. After half an hour's cutting this is what I had to work with:
And this is what I made from them:
It may not be today, or anytime in the near future, but my intention is to turn them into 8" Sawtooth or Variable Star blocks eventually. Like this one:
More fodder for the Parts Department!