Oh Hop… Let’s Scrap!

Happy Thursday!  Today is March 15 and that means it’s Oh Scrap Day!

Today is the official “release day” for Oh, Scrap! by Lissa Alexander.

You know Lissa as ModaLissa, the Director of Marketing for Moda.  You’ve seen her quilts before, Modern Building Blocks, in the Moda catalogs – usually not with her name attached, and on the covers of many national quilt magazines.  But this is her first book and we couldn’t be more thrilled for her.

Because there are so many of us that love scrap quilts, many of us wanted to share this book with an Oh, Scrap blog hop.

It kicks off today with Lissa and continues for the next twelve days.

Thursday – March 15 – Lissa Alexander

Friday – March 16 – Pat Sloan

Saturday – March 17 – Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts

Sunday – March 18 – Barbara Brackman  (Barbara wrote the Foreward for the book.)

Monday – March 18 – Alison Dale of Fabric Expressions

Tuesday – March 20 – Melissa Corey of Happy Quilting

Wednesday – March 21 – Moi ~ The Cutting Table

Thursday – March 22 – Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life

Friday – March 23 – Kimberly Jolly of the Fat Quarter Shop

Saturday – March 24 – Teresa Silva of Quilting is My Bliss

Sunday – March 25 – Jane Davidson of QuiltJane

Monday – March 26 – Jenny Wilding Cardon of Martingale/That Patchwork Place

There are also twelve books being given away… and maybe a few other little goodies.

So get busy – get hopping!

Happy Thursday!

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104 thoughts on “Oh Hop… Let’s Scrap!

  1. Your book looks fun. I love using my scraps. I also love using Jelly Rolls and Layered Cakes, so many possibilities. Congratulations on your book.

  2. I can’t wait to see all the art going on with this book. The few pics I’ve seen look like such fun!

  3. The smaller the scrap the cuter the quilt…I save too many cut offs for future quilts! LOL

  4. The book looks great! I LOVE scrap quilts. I think the cover quilt will be the first one that I make.

  5. Your scrap quilts look fantastic! These are what I love, along with two color quilts….the two extremes!

  6. This book needs to be on my bookshelf! Each quilt looks like so much fun to make and yes, I want to make them all! Congratulations on the book.

  7. Scrap quilts are my favorite quilts to make. How can one pick a favorite fabric designer? Love them all!

  8. Scrap quilts are my quilts of choice, and I need this book! Thanks for the opportunity to try for it!

  9. Congratulations on your book, Lissa!
    I love scrappy quilts! The more fabrics used in a quilt, the better!!!
    This book is definitely on my “must have” list!

  10. Congrats on getting better, you have over come and are stronger for it! I wish you all the best on your new book, sounds like fun! Love the title, catchy!

  11. Love scraps. Having owned a quilt shop in the past, I have loads of scraps. It is overwhelming – but scrap quilts help me contain it to a reasonable pile. Looking forward to your book!

  12. Congratulations on this new book. Who doesn’t love scrap quilts using up all those beloved pieces from your previous quilts?

  13. I love jelly rolls and layer cakes. I have lots of scraps! Can hardly wait to use your book.

  14. Love, Love, Love Scrap Quilts!!! And these look gorgeous! I always have “Oh, Scraps Days!”

  15. Oh Carrie! You are such a joy! And I have lots of scraps and could use this book, so I’m hopping! Thank you!

  16. My favorites scrap is a layer cake- big enough to make a good sized quilt, easy store on my shelves, and I can use cake mix recipes for perfect triangle squares! The book looks marvelous, can’t wait to get a copy!

  17. I love using Jelly Rolls and like most people, I tend to use a lot of the same designers. I get nervous with scrap quilts but I love to see them finished!

  18. How fun, can’t wait to see what fun projects this book has in store. What a fun way to welcome spring.

  19. Fat quarters are my go-to precut because they are so versatile, quickly cut into any size or sizes needed. Your book looks beautiful and I’m anxious to see all the quilts on the hop! Thanks.
    ktshively (at)hotmail (dot)com

  20. Fat quarters are my favorite precut because I can cut them up into layer cakes, charm squares, jelly rolls, or anything in between. They are so versatile! And I get every fabric in the collection.

  21. Recently I found in my stash some Moda Mon Ami charm squares which were a perfect addition to a current colorful scrappy project. All precuts are fun but charm squares are great for extending the fun in a scrappy project.

  22. I like all the precuts. Just depends on what I am making but what I do love is that the fabrics all coordinate so one decision I don’t have to make.

  23. Congratulations on the new book! I have stacks of fat quarters and your ideas might just be the way to cut into them.

  24. I couldn’t find a place to comment on Lissa’s site. Layer cakes are my favorite because they are so versatile & can be cut in so many ways.

  25. Oh Scrap looks like just what I need to start making a dent in my stash! Looks like it has great patterns!

  26. I love scrappy quilts and fat quarters. Oh, Scrap looks like a great book! Looking forward to the Hop! Should be great fun. Happy Thursday back to you, Carrie.

  27. I have so much fabric! Now there’s a book that meets my need. I inherited tubs of fabric from my mom. I would love to incorporate some of it into quilts.

  28. Congratulations on the release of your book, it looks wonderful! New inspiration is certainly necessary for dealing with all the scraps. This book definitely looks like it is full of inspiration and patterns!

  29. I love using jelly rolls for scrap quilts and it looks like they would work for some of the great quilts in this book. Congratulations on your new book – can’t wait to see it.

  30. I have a TON of scraps and these are so cheerful and colorful that I’m excited to see them all. I just received my Mini Charm Quilts book and between it and this one I’ve SOOO many beautiful minis and maxis to whip up. Thanks for sharing with all of us!

  31. Looks like a must-have book. I just love the orange-black version. I think Layer Cakes are my favorite because they can be used in so many ways.

  32. I always tell my students, “The more different fabrics I can cram into a quilt, the happier camper I am!”. Can’t wait to get my hands on this book – Congratulations!!

  33. I love the variety and options of layer cakes. Scrap quilts have been my favorite since my very first quilt I made way back in the 70’s.

  34. Love Love LOOOOOVE Scraps!! My fave kind of Quilt! 😀 My favorite moda precut is probably Chearm Packs..so much variety, & ways to use them! Thank you for chance to win your Awesome Book too! 🙂

  35. Just another excuse to buy more fabric to make into more scraps to sew back together in bigger pieces of fabric to give away to the people I love! Yes, please.

  36. Looks like a great inspirational book to use up a bunch of the scraps that I have! And maybe even all of those charm and mini charm packs that I have collected! Thanks for the chance to win the book and also thanks for participating in the Oh Hop! HUGS… and stitches

  37. Scrap quilts wrap around my heart in a way more “sophisticated ” quilts can’t quite reach. And Oh Scrap, do I have a bunch of scraps!

  38. Man! Is my scrap bin happy to see this book!! It’s much too crowded at the moment!!

  39. I love scrap quilts, and could use some help in getting mine under control. They seem to breed at night. Can’t wait for the book at arrive at my local quilt shop.

  40. Great looking book! I love the scrappy look, esp. string quilts, log cabins, and so many others! My favorite pre-cuts are Layer cakes or fat quarters, but enjoy them all. I’ve got bags and bags of scraps, which need to be used up soon! Thanks for the give-a-way! Brenda King, Bend, Oregon : )

  41. love scrappy you never get tired of looking at them and checking out the blocks fabric the feel….Bobbie of Corona de Tucson AZ

  42. Making scrap quilts encourages us to combine colours that originally wouldn’t put together & what stunning quilts they make

  43. Scrap quilts can be so interesting–they serve as reminders of all the other quilt projects that have gone before.

  44. I have fallen in love with scraps. I am trying to get mine organized as to size. I want to make many more scrap quilts. I would enjoy our book.

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