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Thread: How small is too small?

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    Senior Member kclausing's Avatar
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    I have been collecting my scraps/crumbs, tiny cut offs. Most are 1/4" scraps, are these useable for anything? I assume not since you need a 1/4" seam right? Just checking becuz I know there are people on here who make mini blocks.

    Should I just save these to use as stuffing in some future pillow or dog bed?

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    In my opinion they belong in the trash, but I suppose you could use them for stuffing something.

    I can't imagine saving something so tiny. ;)

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    You could save them for dog beds for a local dog shelter~

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    Minimum seam allowances for mini's are usually 1/8" so they wouldn't work for them either :D
    I would use them for stuffing too :D:D:D

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    I use them for stuffing for my cat toys, I add cat nip.

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    I have a friend who makes her own paper and she incorporates these into her paper. Does anyone on here do that?

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    Wouldn't pillows stuffed with them be lumpy?

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    i seen last week where someone was useing all their fabric that they trimed off to make rugs and bowels. they were winding tham around cotton cloth line. sounds pretty neat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwhite
    I have a friend who makes her own paper and she incorporates these into her paper. Does anyone on here do that?
    Wonderful idea!

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    I save my itty bitty cotton long strips for the birds.. Stuff them in a mesh bag- like the ones you get from the cutie tangerines- hang them outside for their nests..

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