As I watched the election returns on Tuesday night I pieced scrappy 25-patch blocks using 2.5" squares. The scraps were appropriate for this very scrappy campaign season.
Quicker than you can say "presidential transition team" I set them. Then I pieced the back. Then I basted, quilted, and bound it. 66" x 76", 7 yards from my stash.
The fabric on the left is from 2004. I can't always identify when I acquired a particular piece, but that was purchased for a significant project.
Quilting closeup -- free-motion, no-mark.
I cut up most scraps as a generate them, but not always. Most years I fill a box, wrap it, and take it to the quilt guild holiday party for the white elephant exchange. This year they're not having the white elephant, so I'm cutting up these scraps and sorting them.
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P.S. The squirrel got tired of waiting for us to carve our pumpkins so he cleaned this one out by himself. (I have now cut up the other pumpkin and boiled it down for our Thanksgiving pie.)