More orange and black…

Made from my Halloween quilt scraps.  I cut squares 2.5", and the whole thing measures about 17"x 21".    It’ll be cute on a wall. IMG_1227 Or on a side table with a creepy pumpkin head man. IMG_1234   Did I mention I’m really sick of orange and black?  Yes…I am.  Luckily I’m out of orange and black scraps so I don’t feel guilty throwing them away.  Now I’m off to finish picking the airheads out of our candy and hoard them.  :)

28 Responses to More orange and black…

  1. CJ October 30, 2009 at 3:11 am #

    Very cute! Love how striking all the colors are.

  2. beanie g October 30, 2009 at 3:12 am #

    super cute. I love orange and black, no matter what time of year they always make me think of Halloween — they're some of my favorite colors.

  3. allsewnup October 30, 2009 at 3:17 am #

    super cute!!!!

    Carolyn

  4. soggybottomflats October 30, 2009 at 3:19 am #

    I love this mini, very halloweenish! I can send more orange if you change your mind, lol!

  5. Leslie October 30, 2009 at 3:48 am #

    what a cute way to use up all those great orange and black scraps

  6. Vals Quilting October 30, 2009 at 4:01 am #

    so cute – super cute as the girls above wrote…I also love love love the way you quilted it – simple but effective – nice job
    Valerie
    http://www.pastimesonline.ca/vals-quilting/

  7. Blue Is Bleu October 30, 2009 at 6:54 am #

    Very cute! I made the mistake of buying candy that I like so wish me luck lol!

  8. SarahVee October 30, 2009 at 11:12 am #

    I think I like this one better than the big one:) I can't wait for all the candy that my daughter doesn't like! And this year I'm sending out the 2 year old to get me a bigger haul. dwah ha ha!! Happy Boo to you!

  9. jleibfried October 30, 2009 at 11:44 am #

    Love your blog.. have to ask if you made the "creepy pumpkin head man".. and if so can you tell me where to get the pattern.

    thanks and HAPPY HALLOWEEN….

    jleibfried@aol.com

  10. amber October 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm #

    love the quilt, i want to make one like it now

  11. Sarah October 30, 2009 at 1:39 pm #

    Really cute….and I love airheads.

  12. Jingle October 30, 2009 at 1:46 pm #

    Gorgeous! I really love these simpler, straight forward patterns!

  13. Jodie B-C October 30, 2009 at 1:54 pm #

    Love the little quilt made from scraps!!

  14. stufenzumgericht October 30, 2009 at 2:20 pm #

    Your Halloween Table Runner really looks great. Thanks so much for your last pillow tutorial. If you want, you can have a look at my blog, where i've shown a photo from my verion of your pillow.
    Have a nice weekend!
    Martina

  15. Luv 2 Kreate October 30, 2009 at 2:55 pm #

    Love this quilt…it has even inspired me to do a Halloween colored quilt!

  16. Amy October 30, 2009 at 4:42 pm #

    I don't know how Halloween snuck up so fast — I don't even have ANY decorations out yet, let alone finishing (or to be honest STARTING) my cute, cute Halloween wallhanging. *sigh* I tend to run a few months behind at all times….

    Cute, cute quilts, both large and small!

  17. amandajean October 30, 2009 at 5:17 pm #

    gotta love anything that can be used double duty. :)

  18. Tasha October 30, 2009 at 5:33 pm #

    That is seriously so cute!! I love it.

  19. beccy October 30, 2009 at 5:58 pm #

    There isn't enough orange fabric in the world for me! I used the Erin Mcmorris leaf dot to back my first ever quilt – I love that fabric!

  20. beccy October 30, 2009 at 5:59 pm #

    … And I love both your orange and black quilts!

  21. Ariane October 31, 2009 at 2:56 am #

    I love it. A great way to use up those scraps. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  22. Amy Sp October 31, 2009 at 3:36 am #

    I still absolutely love this color scheme!

  23. Mary Perrine October 31, 2009 at 6:07 am #

    cute and I totally understand about getting rid of the orange and black. I will be hording the almond joys.

  24. monsieurcardinale October 31, 2009 at 2:59 pm #

    I love orange and i love scrappy quilting !

  25. Heather October 31, 2009 at 5:44 pm #

    Please do tell how you hang your quilts. Big or small, I'd love to know.

  26. Katy and Landon October 31, 2009 at 6:19 pm #

    I just had to tell you that I made a treat tote bag for my son the other day – – your instructions were great! Sewing, for me, is the easy part…it's following directions that I have a hard time with and your directions and pictures were great. (I posted a picture of it, though don't look too close – I'm calling it my practice bag and will soon make another for my new little baby boy and will probably make a better one for my son. I don't like how my candy corn turned out).

    Thanks again for the tutorial – I love that these will store so efficiently over the years and are so, so cute. NOW…I want to make some aprons for my nieces and a hooded bath towel for my new nephew…so if you could kindly figure out an easy way to do it…then post the instructions…(just kidding-your busy chasing a baby and growing a baby. That was me last Halloween too!)

  27. Theresa November 1, 2009 at 1:38 am #

    2 1/2" squares are adorable regardless of what colour they are!

  28. Rita November 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm #

    Super cute! Is that a Longaberger basket on the shelf under the table? Love those things too!

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