Friday, July 19, 2013

Scrap Management


My scrap basket was over flowing again. So I decided to tame it with the rotary cutter. I cut a few tiny tumblers, and a few bricks (2.5" x 5") and now there is even room to spare...

 
Whew, that feels good! Now I need to start sewing!
 
Enjoy every stitch!
Diane

4 comments:

  1. I have been doing some stash and scrap management too. Love this idea and happy to have stumbled on to your blog this morning.

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  2. Your scrap basket must be smaller than mine! It would take me a couple days to tame what I have, hehe. Love that birdy fabric in the last pic--I have a piece of that hanging around too.:)

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  3. I can see those pieces making some really cute quilts. :-) I need to do this with some of mine. My sister-in-law suggested that I get sandwich boxes to organize 5 inch squares. I thought it was a great idea. I can put one color in each box which will make picking colors even easier. :-) And, if I cut some squares when I cut out fabric for other things like you suggested, or just to tame the pile like this, I should be able to build up a nice color collection eventually. Thanks for you good ideas.

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  4. Your collection is really nice.

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