Today I finished the table runner with string pieced blocks. It is approx.14" x 42". Couldn't resist a few buttons. This will look nice on a table in the fall.
I have a few more strip piecing ideas to explore, so tonight I pulled out some scraps and began to piece some triangles. First I had to decide if it would be totally scrappy or have a color scheme. I ran across several reds that I liked, then I found an older green calico that had red and yellow, so that became the plan.
These can be pieced with or without paper of course, but I think that I can sew faster and straighter with a foundation. I'll start out with a hexagon and see how that goes.
I made a few extra pieces for "visual aids" when I give my little demo in a couple of weeks. When I packed the scraps back into the tote bag where I found them, it didn't look like anything was missing. Scrap piecing is like that, you sew and sew and sew and the scraps seem to multiply!