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    Old 09-10-2013, 10:40 AM
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    You did a great job. I have increased the size of my scrap bin to accommodate ALL of my scraps!
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    Old 09-10-2013, 10:53 AM
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    You are inspiring me to collect all those scraps around here and get to work. I wonder how many hidden quilt tops I have. Beautiful top! looking forwad to seeing others!
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    Old 09-10-2013, 10:54 AM
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    Going to try these photos one more time...I think I made about 3 yds of fabric out of that 1 pile of scraps. Can barely tell I used any from that stack. I think it worked, I think it worked, I think it worked!
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    Old 09-10-2013, 11:02 AM
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    Yup it's hard to throw fabric away. I figure at just $9 a yard an inch of fabric from selvage to selvage is a Quarter. Pretty soon those quarters make a $ and off you go.
    Oh I really like the this last quilt--definitely a Modern quilt! Thanks for sharing
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    Old 09-10-2013, 11:07 AM
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    That turned out very well. Waste not, want not. : )
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    Old 09-10-2013, 11:09 AM
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    Hey, that looks great. And why not use those scraps? Look at all the yardage you got! With the cost of fabric these days we all want to get the most we can from our purchases. Your quilts look like they belong in an art gallery.
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    Old 09-10-2013, 11:09 AM
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    Very nice use of scraps. I do throw away anything not 2" square. I do keep 1" strips if long enough. I am making a scrappy also. Seems such a waste of time because I have lots and lots of yardage I should be making up. Oh well.
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    Old 09-10-2013, 11:18 AM
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    Love it! Great use of those scraps. I always try to hold to them too.
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    Old 09-10-2013, 11:53 AM
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    wow you sure dont waste scraps nice job!!!!
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    Old 09-10-2013, 12:00 PM
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    Very nice use of scraps - thanks for sharing.
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