Tag Archive: scraps

ScrapHappy January 2023

The spark for this baby quilt came from a big tub of donated fabrics. There were four Mickey Mouse 6-inch squares, two Dr. Seuss 6-inch squares, and a whole lot of Dr. Seuss… Continue reading

ScrapHappy Adjacent, December 2022

These items are not made totally from scraps, but they could be!  And in case you still need ideas for the up-coming holidays, I wanted to share them. Three years ago, I saw… Continue reading

ScrapHappy March 2022

Today I have two projects — one is finished and one is in progress. First up, I have the second chair with a seat repaired with paracord. As I wrote in an earlier… Continue reading

ScrapHappy May 2021

Two more lap quilts. One is truly scrappy, made from donated fabrics which the donor had already cut into strips. I started these blocks back in December, and made two other lap quilts… Continue reading

ScrapHappy March 2021

Back in December of 2020, I showed a bunch of scrappy log cabin blocks, made mostly from donated fabrics. I could not get them arranged to my satisfaction. Based on the helpful comments… Continue reading

Stashes, Scraps, and Squirrels

It has been such a rainy month here that the chickens have been coming up to the back door, trying to get into the house.  (They don’t have to be outside; they have… Continue reading

ScrapHappy Day, January 2020

I have not participated in the monthly ScrapHappy Day since August of 2019!  I would like to say that instead of using scraps, I have been making lots of things with brand new… Continue reading

Banjara Textile Scraps

This year at the International Quilt Festival, I bought these fabulous scraps.  They were labeled “Banjara textiles from Afghanistan.”     I had never heard of Banjara textiles before, so of course I… Continue reading

Super Scrappy Lap Quilt for ScrapHappy August

Well, if it weren’t for quarterly participation in The Endeavourers online art quilt group, and monthly posts for ScrapHappy Day on the 15th, it seems I wouldn’t be posting at all! Maybe someday… Continue reading

Quite Possibly, the World’s Bulkiest Quilt

I started this string quilt three years ago!  At the time, I asked for setting options, and most people liked the idea of narrow sashing around the string blocks. I thought that would… Continue reading