April 22 ~ Quilt of the Day

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Scatter Sunshine Quilt by Leisel, Brown Paper Packages

Leisel was a runner-up in our Scrap Busters Contest last fall with her wonderful Scatter Sunshine Scrappy Quilt Tutorial. There are a few more great quilting tutorials amongst the winners!

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94 Responses to April 22 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. Jodie says:

    I love all of the color and enegry of this. And, as a quilter, I am sure many (if not ALL) of those fabrics have a story and a memory tied to them. I love scrap quilts. Beautiful!

  2. Jessica says:

    I knew there was a reason I’ve been saving all those little scraps and pieces. I think I’m going to make my own sunshine quilt now! Thank you!

  3. Kerry Leslie says:

    Great quilt!

  4. debi says:

    If only I could sew! Bake yes. Sew, no! Really nice quilt. Made me stop and comment. 🙂

  5. Maureen says:

    I have scraps waiting to be made into this quilt.

  6. Krystina says:

    Aw this is really cute!

  7. Rachelle says:

    I am totally going to try this one!

  8. Cristi says:

    This is so cool looking up close!

  9. Linda says:

    I love this quilt! Makes me want to try one right now!

  10. Colette says:

    Such a lovely little quilt ~ thanks for the inspiration!

  11. Susan says:

    Great use of scraps…sort of “jelly roll” design. All the books look yummy!

  12. I love this quilt! I did something similar with scraps, wothout any planning about matching fabrics in any way. It turned out to be a favorite quilt of the whole family!

  13. Greeblygreebly says:

    That is a great idea!

  14. Tanya says:

    I love this, just sweet!

  15. Anna says:

    I love it! I really like how the white provides a bit of rest from the wonderful brightness of the rest of it. Clever.

  16. Marcelle says:

    Great idea to use scraps and the final result is awesome.

  17. Melissa says:

    So Cute!!

  18. Stephanie says:

    I love this quilt. What a great way to use all my favorite fabrics in one thing. Thanks for the idea!

  19. Jackie says:

    I really love this quilt! It would make a great pillow.

  20. sharonj says:

    A great quilt and a good one to use some of stash up with! Thanks Sharonj.

  21. Oh, there is nothing like a lovely scrappy quilt. I love, love this!!

  22. Cathy A says:

    That’s got such a great energy to it!!

  23. Jenny says:

    I LOVED this from Scarp Busting month! Great to see it again. Hello there!

  24. Liz says:

    love it!

  25. Rose L says:

    Oh, lovely! It reminds me of sun coming in through a window – great name. 🙂

  26. Joy says:


  27. MissMary says:

    Absolutely love this quilt! I snagged a pic of it and filed it under “to do” when you first had it on the blog. Now to see it again makes me all the more eager to play! 🙂

  28. elle says:

    Great name for a great quilt.

  29. Fran says:

    Very fun quilt! Great use of scraps ….love the diagonal !

  30. Erin says:

    So fun and beautiful. I love it!

  31. So pretty.

  32. alisha says:

    I love it in all it’s scrappy goodness!

  33. tjesa says:

    Love this quilt…lots of color with the white strips so the eyes can rest. Great quilts can be so simple…don’t need a complicated pattern.

  34. ~Helena~ says:

    Such a cute quilt.

  35. Rebecca says:


  36. Amanda says:

    Love this quilt! I’m going to ask the quilter in the family to make this next.

  37. Julia says:

    Looks like so much fun!! I am in serious need of some free time for sewing.

  38. Ruth Tillman says:

    Love angles!

  39. Gwen says:

    Another project to add to my list…

  40. Sorahart says:

    I actually just started reading her blog and have enjoyed it so far. I didn’t know she was a quilter too!

  41. Becca says:

    Pretty! Great use of scraps!

  42. Ramona says:

    That is a sweet scrappy quilt. I’m loving all these quilts.

  43. Andi says:

    I remembered this one! I would love to try something similar with my scraps.

  44. Jessica says:

    I like the diagnal lines

  45. alison says:

    This quilt sums up why I love fabric! How can you look at that and not feel excited and inspired!

  46. Sara says:

    I like the periodic white lines to accent all the colors. Nice job!

  47. Christine says:

    Great colors.

  48. Tara says:

    so many beautiful colors! I can’t wait to complete some projects so I can begin a scrappy quilt.

  49. Marcia W. says:

    Wonderful use of scraps to create a sunshine color palette.

  50. Maeve says:

    LOVE this colorful scrappy quilt! Great idea for all those zillions of scraps we all have in our stash.

  51. Sara says:

    I CAN do this one easy: ) Very pretty girl!!

  52. Tracey J says:

    thank you for showing us another beautiful quilt! 🙂

  53. Tong says:

    I love strip-y quilts, this is so pretty!

  54. Megan Presley says:

    I love this quilt! I saw it as part of scrap busters and have wanted to make one since then!

  55. Tabitha says:

    I want to go make this one right now – so nice!

  56. sarah says:

    What a great scrap buster!

  57. Karo says:

    beautiful <3

  58. Debbie says:

    WOW. great quilt! what inspiration

  59. Kelli says:

    I just love this. It’s so bright and cheery. It’s a scrap buster. It’s wonderful for a baby blanket/kids’ blanket. I really love this one.

  60. Kimberly says:

    I really want to try this kind of quilt. Lovely.

  61. upstatelisa says:

    sunshiny indeed! I love it!

  62. Katie B says:

    I’d love to try this once I accumulate some more scraps!

  63. Aparna Mulgund says:

    It is so pretty. I have enough scraps to make one.

  64. Nicolette says:

    I need to do something like this with all of my beautiful scraps, it looks beautiful!

  65. I missed this the first time around. Thank you SO much for bringing it back today – it’s awesome.

  66. Morgan says:

    I don’t have enough scraps yet to make something this great…better get crafting just to add to the scrap pile. 😉

  67. Serena says:

    I love this quilt so much! Everything about it is WONDERFUL!

  68. I love all the different pieces yet they all work together so well!

  69. Wow, this is really gorgeous and special!

  70. I love this! What a great name for it also.

  71. Anne says:

    Great way to use up scraps!

  72. Leah says:

    The tutorial is great and the results are very fun!

  73. simone says:

    Wonderful! so nice and bright and happy!

  74. MamaBee says:

    So cute!

  75. Kimberly says:

    I still love this one!

  76. Lisa says:

    I like the simplicity of the design. It really has a nice flow.

  77. Katie says:

    Seriously? Some people are so clever. I love this quilt.

  78. Ellen Ban says:

    So bright and sunny and “green” for eath day!

  79. Ethne says:

    This top makes you smile 🙂

  80. delitealex says:

    Great colors.

  81. Paula says:

    Adorable and so colorful. Thank you for sharing!

  82. Kaye Prince says:

    Gorgeous! I really need to make a quilt like this to use up some of my scraps – they’re just so fun and colourful!

  83. Rochelle says:

    I love the way the colors change across this quilt.

  84. Danielle says:

    That is a beautiful scrap quilt. I am getting so many new ideas from these quilts of the day. Keep them coming.

  85. Rachel says:

    Now this I like! And, it’s just what I need – an idea for scraps!

  86. Rene says:


  87. PeachRainbow says:

    That’s lot of hard work, really deserving a prize!

  88. JaiCi says:

    i would LOVE to win one of these prizes….never can have too many project books 🙂 or fat quarters!!!

  89. Jeni says:

    So cute! I love scrappy quilts! 🙂

  90. Jennifer says:

    it’s like a giant string block without the foundations! thanks SMS – i’ll have to try something like this with all my scraps!

  91. Megan L says:

    *sigh* I love diagonal quilting.

    And scrap-busting, for that matter.

  92. qsogirl says:

    I really love these stringy quilts.

  93. Jenny says:


  94. Margaret says:

    Love, love, love this quilt!

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