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Scraps Quilt

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I'm all about saving time and money. When I first heard of chain-piecing, I really latched onto it. I discovered that not only did it prevent the little bird's nest knot on the underside of the fabric when starting and that it saved thread, (Have you ever noticed how much thread is thrown away as you sew? You could stuff a doll with it!), but it also kept a whole line of pieces together so I didn't have to get up and down as much as I was sewing. I could get into my groove and go. I then…

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A little over a week ago on February 22 I thought I’d make a couple of crumb quilt blocks to sew into a drawstring pouch. Now today, on March 1, I’ve made 57 eight-inch blocks and only …

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Scrappy Thousand Pyramids, Something Like This? I made a bunch more of my scrappy, strippy equilateral triangles a couple weeks ago, but then I stopped to come up with a plan for them. I'm thinking of a throw size quilt, around 52" x 66", similar to the EQ8 design pictured above. My triangles finish 7 1/2" tall x 8 3/8" wide, so I'll need 50 full pieced triangles, 8 half pieced triangles, and then 50 whole + 8 half alternate triangles in a mix of solids and prints -- not necessarily the…

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I’m just going to celebrate how happy I am with how this turned out with lots and lots of photos! The whole enchilada. More views… I think I am definitely keeping this one for myself!

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Lil saved to Quilt

Each time we cut into fabric there's a left over portion that's folded up and packed away into our stash to be 'used' in a later project. That elusive project often never eventuates. A stash of fabric is a vital component of a quilt makers kit but it's when this stash becomes unmanageable that the burden of excessive piles of fabric weighs heavily on our minds. How can we resolve this? Scrappy quilts are often the answer! Sandra Boyle of Everyday Quilts crates the most beautiful designs that…

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Pinwheels and 16-patch blocks create an optical illusion of blocks set on point. Perfect pattern for making a scrap quilt.

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