Tag Archive: use up your scraps

ScrapHappy September 2018

I am so happy to join this group!  I have been wanting to get something finished for the monthly Scrap Happy Day on the 15th, and I finally made it. I bought big… Continue reading

Bright Blocks for Gray Days

About five years ago, the coordinator of my quilting group was cleaning out leftovers from group projects, and I took home some of those scraps, including some tiny little nine-patches that were only… Continue reading

From a Shoe Box Full of Scraps

Back in January I bought a lot of fabric from a quilting friend who is moving, and instantly, all my New Year’s resolutions went out the window.  Except for one — working with… Continue reading

Scrap Wrap-up

Well , Use Up Your Scraps month has come to an end.  It was a valuable experience for me.  I was able to use up a lot of scraps, and to organize the… Continue reading

Sew Many Variables, Sew Little Time

As part of Use-Up-Your-Scraps month*, I decided to focus on the different types of stabilizers, needles, and thread that are stuffed in drawers in the studio.  I got all of these notions in… Continue reading

Dye Samples Revisited

In the midst of using up my scraps, I was hunting in the closet for that last little piece of a fabric I needed, and came across all my naturally dyed samples from… Continue reading

Carnival of Scraps

It’s been pretty noisy in my sewing room lately.  My January goal was to round up my scraps, turn them into useful blocks, and store them away tidily until I needed them. But… Continue reading