Scraps tamed!

Old 04-06-2014, 04:10 PM
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Looking good. I try and keep up with them as suggested by Bonnie Hunter. It's a great way to just jump right in and start a scrappy quilt without the bother of cutting.
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Old 04-06-2014, 04:42 PM
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Great job! I have been trying to do some sorting and organizing also. Like you, I still have a long way to go!
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Old 04-07-2014, 04:48 AM
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I love scrappy quilts! Way to go.
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Old 04-07-2014, 05:58 AM
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Wow that is fantastic! That was seriously a great job. Want to come do mine?

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I can see where doing it at the end of each project would help a lot. It does feel great to have one tub of scraps done but I still have one more to go and my back is killing me!
Next time, I think I would do it differently. Instead of cutting the largest square I could out of a scrap and then cutting the next largest out of the same scrap, etc., I think I will sort the scraps by coordinating colors and choose one size to cut a bunch. For example, if I had six coordinating scraps I would cut them all into the same size block, such as 5 inches. The next set of coordinating blocks I might cut to 6 1/2 inches and so forth. That way I can do a more controlled scrappy quilt.

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Old 04-07-2014, 06:38 AM
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I am so glad you did not toss them you got a lot of squares out of that scrap pile
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Cam's gram View Post
WOW - you want to do that at my house????
If she takes you up on that can I be next.
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:05 AM
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Great job! I have the Go Cutter for a lot of different squares so wouldn't have to cut them by rotary. I'm inspired the way yours look so organized!
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:14 AM
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What an awesome job. Thanks for counting all your finish pieces and giving me fresh inspiration.
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:30 AM
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Good job! Beautiful fabric! I also cut my scrap batting up in squares for quilt as you go blocks.
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Old 04-07-2014, 11:52 AM
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Nicely done. I like Joan Ford with 'Scrap Therapy" as well as Bonnie Hunters scrap system.
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