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    Old 04-15-2014, 10:59 AM
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    Default Can't throw away anything.... part 4!!

    As you know I gather every little itsy bitsy tiny part of fabric: especially small stripes and selvages!!! And as the other fabric fades these little leftovers grew... and grew.... and....
    Have a look:

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    So it was time again to "construct" some new fabric out of them!!!

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    And here I used the selvages!!

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    [ATTACH=CONFIG]471763[/ATTACH]

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    The stripes in the diagonal settings were ironed on fusible web, the straight setting is normal sewn together!!! And now I'm thinking of what to do with these new fabrics: I think little bags will make it...
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    Old 04-15-2014, 11:19 AM
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    Great job using up tiny pieces!
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    Old 04-15-2014, 11:31 AM
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    nicely done.
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    Old 04-15-2014, 11:34 AM
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    Lovely fabric you have made. it will make some really pretty items.
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    Old 04-15-2014, 11:38 AM
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    That is way more patience than I have. I used my last pile o' bits as stuffing for a dog bed. Your idea is prettier for sure.
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    Old 04-15-2014, 12:59 PM
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    What lovely fabric pieces you now have! You are one clever lady!!

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    Old 04-15-2014, 01:12 PM
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    I think it's amazing what you do with those bits. I don't have the patience to do that myself.
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    Old 04-15-2014, 02:50 PM
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    fabulous work you have there. great little bags. I too put my
    salvages on fusible lt wt interfacing. so farm I've only made pincushions
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    Old 04-15-2014, 03:12 PM
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    Good job! Very pretty!

    I have piles of pieces like that, exactly 3 zip lock backs stuffed full and more. I've been meaning to turn it all back into "fabric" like shown in this video: http://www.superiorthreads.com/video...ls/conductive/

    BTW, the tutorial is about using conductive thread to create electronics. The side point is that he creates his guitars out of scrap fabric by smashing it between two pieces of solvy and sewing a mesh over it. If you want to explore conductive thread, you can buy the thread for about 1/5 the cost through robotics stores.....
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    Old 04-15-2014, 05:03 PM
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    Cute and efficient way to use up every last bit of material.
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