Yesterday there was another patchwork course here in Valtice. There is now a core group going, mainly ladies who have busy lives, families and jobs, so little time to sew in between. This time we were learning Bargello, which I always though was an embroidery technique. But it turns out, it's basically the same technique used to make the Scrappy trip around the world quilt. So instead of making a cushion, that really didn't inspire me,
Oh I can see why this was so popular. It's addictive! I wouldn't say it's a scrap buster exaclty, just big scraps, as you need a cut length of 16 inches. but it does use up some of these fabrics that you wonder why you bought in the first place!! Even ugly fabrics get lost, although I am trying to be a little discerning!
Here's what some of the other girls made