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    Old 04-15-2014, 08:14 PM
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    Good for you! I don't like to throw out any piece of fabric that could eventually tun into another beautiful quilt or other creation. I've taken thin strips and made many string quilts with them and the small leftover bits and pieces make wonderful crumb quilts. I love scrappy quilts too!
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    Old 04-16-2014, 01:17 AM
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    Well done. With the cost of fabric every bit saved is a good thing.
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    Old 04-16-2014, 04:16 AM
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    We keep paying more for fabric these days...use every bit you can in some way. We pay for the scraps too.
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    Old 04-16-2014, 04:37 AM
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    I will be going to a quilt weekend next week that gives me an idea to use my selvage to made a DUMPLIN bag
    you have given me an idea as we will be doing little things x whatever one wants to do.Love scraps I collect them as well.
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    Old 04-16-2014, 04:44 AM
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    Wow... need to get my scraps out and do something with the. My dd laughs at me for keeping my scraps.
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    Old 04-16-2014, 04:58 AM
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    I have very large pieces of fabrics and try to use them up. I do use scraps for quilts, usually not smaller than 1-1/2". Maybe when I get bigger pieces sewn up I may try your method.
    Good for you to use tiny pieces. Doubt I have enough patience for that.
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    Old 04-16-2014, 05:04 AM
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    Fun things from your bits and pieces!
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    Old 04-16-2014, 05:25 AM
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    I made placemats out of some of the recreated yardage I have like that. Also saw a spool quilt that the fabric strips made the "thread" portion of the spool. Cute idea!
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    Old 04-16-2014, 05:26 AM
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    How creative are you...Great job.....
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    Old 04-16-2014, 05:27 AM
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    I like your style....from a dedicated scrap saver.
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