RSC 2020


Welcome to the Rainbow Scrap Challenge 2020.  I've been at this for a while now and still don't seem to be out of scraps.  I hope you will join in and try to put some of your own scraps to good use.  I was playing with my scraps one day, many years ago and feeling a little overwhelmed.  It occurred to me that it might be fun to tackle one color each month and try to get them all under control.
Each month I will announce a color.  Your job is to use your scraps to make something.  A block, a few blocks, a small project, an entire quilt.  The details are all us to you.  Hopefully, by the end of the year, you will have enough blocks for a quilt, or a finished project or two.
I'm not doing a sampler quilt this year, and hope to play a little catch up instead. 

Each Saturday, I host a linky party so that you can link to your own blog post, or Instagram or whatever.  Just write a post about your scrappy progress and share it with us all.  Then you can take some time to visit other peoples posts and be inspired by their scrappy creativity.

10 Colors for 2020 (in rainbow order) will be: red, orange, yellow, light and bright green, dark and sage green, teal or aqua blue, light and bright blue, dark or other blue, purple and pink. I'll come back near the first of each month to let you know what color is the lucky winner to get your attention for a while. 
November and December will be not have official colors announced, but you may focus on dark or light neutrals if that works for your quilts, or begin the process of finishing or catching up if you have the need. 


January - light and bright green
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November - light neutrals or multi color
December - dark neutrals

25 comments:

tubakk said...

I'm going to jump in again next year. This year has been so busy, but I hope that 2019 will be better. Thank you for hosting.

Joanne said...

I will try to join in this year.

Joanne said...

I've seen blog posts about this challenge and think that it's time I took the plunge. I'm in and looking forward to it. Thanks!

cityquilter grace said...

my inaugural year! decided to sew along and see if i can notice the difference....one can hope!

Run 'n Stitch said...

I'm going to try this challenge this year. I can't wait!!

Liz said...

I'm just discovering this! What a great idea! Thanks!

Sheila said...

I'm so happy to see you are going to be our Rainbow Scrap Challenge "Cheer Leader" in 2019, Angela. Each year I happily find my quilting life revolve around this wonderful, colorful, challenging, inspiring and rewarding quilt along. Thank you for taking us on another RSC journey. Let the fun begin : )

Char said...

I’m going to try to join this year after missing a few years. I have so many scraps, my scraps have scraps! Here’s to a good scrappy year!!

PaulaB quilts said...

Starting my eighth RSC year. Thanks, Angela, for your faithfulness to all us slightly crazy Quilters.

kupton52 said...

I've followed along (reading and planning only) for the last 3 years but this time I'm joining in. My scraps have grown to a gargantuan size----it's time I showed them who is boss!

Joanne said...

Ok i think i know what to do now. Make something red and linkup on Saturday. The sampler is a second option that i dont think i will do this year.....maybe next year.

Stitchedinlayers said...

I agree with Shelia! And while I have watched, but never tried it, I am “so happy to see you are going to be our Rainbow Scrap Challenge "Cheer Leader" in 2019, Angela. Each year I happily find my quilting life revolve around this wonderful, colorful, challenging, inspiring and rewarding quilt along. Thank you for taking us on another RSC journey. Let the fun begin : )”. Maybe this is my year.,

tubakk said...

I will try to jump in again this year. This is real fun.

Unknown said...

I’m a fairly new quilter and I’m so excited to be joining this challenge group!

Terri in BC said...

I'm going to jump in for the first time! Now I have to try and remember how to add a button to my blog.

Quilting gram211 said...

I have been reading about the RSC in several blogs and am going to join in this year. I think it will be a lot of fun.

Elin said...

I will join this fun!

compusword said...

My number one participation in RSC is to straighten out the shelf of that color. Red is done. It looks great and it get to reintroduce myself to my fabric (always a fun thing)! Now on to using some scraps. Liz in Houston

Birthe Marie said...

I want to participate in this challenge. This will be very fun. :-D

Chris said...

I have been taking part for the past 2 years hoping to progress my Bright Dear Jane 2 quilt. Some months I only get 1 block made but that is one closer to 169 to complete it. Thank you for the inspiration each month.

Stitchedinlayers said...

How do you add the RSC button/link to your own blog?

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Cynthia said...

Just came across this and I’m in for sure. Challenge accepted 🙋🏽‍♀️

liz said...

I'm doing it! We had Sally T talk at our guild and she showed as all the wonderful rainbow challenges she's done. It was very motivating : )

Sandy Panagos said...

I'm going to try this again this year. Gotta at least make a dent in those scraps!