Scrappy Duos: Color Recipes for Quilt Blocks



Author: Donna Lynn Thomas

This fresh approach to stitching gorgeous scrap quilts will make your next project burst with color! These 20 versatile block patterns are assembled two at a time, featuring a different set of scrap fabrics for each pair. Donna’s simple “duo approach” not only makes piecing blocks more efficient, it guarantees crisp, clear color combinations that will dazzle the eye.


  • Twenty beautiful block patterns that you can mix and match to stitch exciting, color-splashed scrap quilts
  • Three helpful color “recipes” that will show you how to create vibrant color combinations and dramatic secondary designs
  • Sample quilt plans and gorgeous photos of finished quilts, plus Donna’s exclusive “cluster” illustrations to help you create original designs

Published: 2000