Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
Fun use for tiny scraps >

Fun use for tiny scraps

Fun use for tiny scraps

Old 08-02-2019, 06:19 AM
  #1  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
OhCanada's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Montreal Canada
Posts: 1,111
Default Fun use for tiny scraps

I recently completed paper piecing a NYB quilt top and was left with a bag of tiny, but oh so pretty scraps of batiks. Along came the opportunity of embellishing a plain purchased jean jacket for my dear grand daughter. I was able to use scraps as little as 1 inch for the prairie points, and the paper pieced button flower used up the skinniest strips.

Credits: Pattern for NYB quilt top is from Judy Niemeyer. The ideas for the jacket are my own, the cushion flower on the back of the jacket is a reduced paper pieced pattern from Radiant New York Beauties book by Valori Wells.
Attached Thumbnails c30a2a82-977a-48d6-b9e3-18345af10f5d.jpeg   e2555ab5-b060-4a8f-819b-6de8de927b3d.jpeg   0711c614-873d-4a02-a7a2-493d5deb8b24.jpeg  
OhCanada is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 06:22 AM
  #2  
Super Member
 
A1penny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Long Island/Beechhurst, NY
Posts: 1,295
Default

How adorable! You certainly used your scraps to great advantage, your granddaughter is the winner. And.....your NYB is truly a NYB!!!!!
A1penny is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 06:39 AM
  #3  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Washington, Michigan
Posts: 1,104
Default

That's cute. One of a kind. Love both the NYB and the jacket.
sewingitalltogether is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 06:40 AM
  #4  
Power Poster
 
QuiltnNan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: western NY formerly MN, FL, NC, SC
Posts: 51,433
Default

A great use of scraps, indeed. your DGD will love it for sure!
QuiltnNan is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 06:47 AM
  #5  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 17,628
Default

yumm-eee to both of them. this fabric is awesome in both projects .
Mousie is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 08:00 AM
  #6  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 819
Default

The jacket is adorable! Does your granddaughter love it?
wishfulthinking is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 08:34 AM
  #7  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Posts: 8,647
Default

Very cute jacket. You are very creative and it will be one of a kind. Great workmanship
Jordan is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 08:48 AM
  #8  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 38,475
Default

​Beautiful quilt and cute jacket!
Tartan is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 09:04 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
redquilter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 8,807
Default

Your quilt is gorgeous! I admire anyone who does paper piecing. I find it tedious. The little jacket is soooo cute.
redquilter is offline  
Old 08-02-2019, 01:17 PM
  #10  
Super Member
 
maryb119's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Iowa
Posts: 7,669
Default

Great use of scraps!! The jacket is adorable!!
maryb119 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Sue Fish
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
17
04-29-2013 08:57 AM
AFQSinc
Main
3
08-06-2012 07:04 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.