A Very Scrappy Scrap Finish

Sometime ago I emptied my fabric scrap bin and had cut everything into various sizes (posted here).  I took all the 2 1/2″ squares and started putting them together as a leader/ender project. After putting together 24 sixteen patches, I bordered each with 1 1/2 inch strips. It was all finished off with two rows of the 2 1/2 inch squares for a border. I loved all the crazy mixed up color and patterns! The scrap squares were now just about gone!

I laughingly said that there were just enough left to make a potholder

Voila! An empty 2 1/2″ scrap bin!!


But now this happened. ARGH!%!


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15 responses »

  1. Love the scrappy quilt!


  2. Turned out great!

  3. Wow that is so attractive for a scrappy quilt. Thanks for sharing.

  4. I love all the fabrics put together in a quilt too – lovely memories of each fabric all put together in one quilt. The sashing keeps it from getting overwhelming. I am impressed that you finished your scraps. I’ve got plenty of scraps to go through!

  5. Karen Marlow-Goad

    love your scrappy quilts – they are the best kind!

  6. Good Morning! I love a good scrappy quilt and you’ve got a great one there. Doesn’t it make you smile to look at all the different pieces of fabric from other favorite projects? That’s the nice thing about scraps – it holds a tangible memory of something you lovingly sewed for someone else. ~smile~ Roseanne

  7. Your scrappy quilt is fantastic! Everything works so fantastically together! Scrappy quilts just make me so happy. I really need to make one myself. And, oops… More scraps!

  8. It warms my heart to see your very scrappy scrap quilt finish. Congratulations! I see you now have MORE scraps to use, too. Have SEW much fun with those!

  9. What a great scrappy quilt! Bet that empty scrap bin felt really good while it lasted!

  10. Beautiful quilt. And the scraps always multiply again, don’t they?

  11. Love this!! Scrappies are the bestest.


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