Monday, June 22, 2015

Scrap Patrol - Prep Work

even scrap quilts require a lot of prep work
I've been trimming, cutting, and squaring scraps to make the Granny Square blocks, and the scrap piles don't seem to get any smaller. That bin in the upper right is filled with 2.5 inch strips leftover from other projects. The string strips in the upper left are waiting for additional strips to be made before becoming a project. Scrappy quilts require a lot of prep work!


  1. So many little pieces! Eventually your scrap pile will be less:)

  2. Preparation sometimes takes more time than the actual sewing.

  3. I love the look of a scrap quilt Sorry they are so much work

  4. All that prep a lot of patience. A scrappy quilt will take care of a portion of your leftovers, anyway!

  5. Nice, can't wait to see it done. I REALLY need to get going on getting rid of my scraps.

  6. Love it! How DO you deal with the zig zag edges? You're using sashing, so then will you trim all the blocks? Looks like a great way to use up scraps!


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