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Old 03-10-2014, 10:37 AM
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I am definitely a scrap quilter and saver of scraps of all sizes... usually nothing less than an inch tho, thats pretty much my limit.... the colored strips finishes at 1/2 inch... I basically used the leftover scraps when i cut down my strip blocks that i made using phone book pages.. If there was an inch left, it was saved for a rainy quilt day.. Yes thats the hoarder in me, if theres any usable fabric ill keep it !!!

i know there are a few 'wide' non stitched areas ( 4 inches) but im ok with it.. its just a throw, well from scraps that would of otherwise been tossed away ! So im not concerned about the batting bunching after years of washing and usage.. I'm ok with it. I love the crinkle look!!!! Its a warm throw to cuddle under on a chilly evening. I named it "Bits N Pieces" ...

Thanks for looking..

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Old 03-10-2014, 10:39 AM
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Very pretty!
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Old 03-10-2014, 10:40 AM
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Wonderful quilt! How clever! And to think I throw all those pieces away. I'll have to start saving them.
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Old 03-10-2014, 10:46 AM
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I'm a scrap saver too. I would rather make a quilt with scraps any day than to take yardage and cut it up! Love your Bits and Pieces
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Old 03-10-2014, 10:55 AM
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Love your quilt. Great idea for using up those scraps.
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Well, isn't that just the cutest quilt! You are the thrifty quilter. Great idea and very pretty.
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Beautiful use of your scraps. Shows what can be done with small scraps.
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Great job! Love how you've quilted it too.
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I make lots of scrap quilts....but my scrap pile doesn't diminish !!! I think scraps breed in the dark!!! Love your use of scraps! ,
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Looks great! Good use of scraps, very modern.
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