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Forum: Pictures
05-11-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By 1000scraps

Update: Grandmother's Flowergarden!

As we had rain yesterday and no gardening was possible I went to my Flowergarden and sewed on the binding! And made a colorful binding and it fits perfect to the quilt! I attached some pictures: the...
Forum: Pictures
05-10-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By 1000scraps

Grandmother's Flowergarden

Hello, I try to explain how I did it!
I took a green fabric stripe about 10 cm or 4 inch wide, ironed it into half so that I have a straight marking where to line up my hexagons!
I pinned the top...
Forum: Pictures
05-09-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By 1000scraps

Grandmother's Flowergarden

For years I sewed hexagons together to use up scraps! But now I must end this projekt because hand sewing is no longer possible....
And so I decided it is time to finish the "Flowergarden": I sewed...
Forum: Pictures
04-28-2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By 1000scraps

Hello, you are so right! I have 5 grandchildren...

Hello, you are so right! I have 5 grandchildren aged 10 to 4 and they say that: if Oma can't repair it no one could!!!
The most important things an Oma must have: hammar, nails, glue, tape... and...
Forum: Pictures
04-27-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By 1000scraps

Inspiring Granddaughter!

A few days ago I got a picture of what my granddaughter (age 5) made out of colored paper and some scissors and glue: I at ance thought of a wonderful suggestion to do it in patchwork! And so her...
Forum: Pictures
04-08-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,673
Posted By 1000scraps

I made these turtle pincushins from selvages!

I made these turtle pincushins from selvages!
Forum: Pictures
04-06-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,673
Posted By 1000scraps

Selvages: don't throw them away!

As my avatar name says: I am the Mother of 1000scraps! And so I even don't throw away the selvages! And as my box is well stocked I started to sew these scraps together not knowing yet what I may do...
Forum: Pictures
04-05-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,926
Posted By 1000scraps

Backing too small: part two!

Now I can show the quilt: it is a Chandelier Quilt made from my blue left overs!
On the backside you can see the quilting much better than from the front!
Forum: Pictures
04-01-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By 1000scraps

Backing too small?

As I use often fleece as backing for my quilts i have the problem that it is a little bit too small! And here I want to show what I am doing to make the backing wider so that it will fit to the quilt...
Forum: Pictures
02-24-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,211
Posted By 1000scraps

Hello, I just sew the crumbs together, without...

Hello, I just sew the crumbs together, without any foundation! Just grab into the boxes with the left over crums and put them together!
Forum: Pictures
02-22-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,211
Posted By 1000scraps

..... never ending crumbs....

Left over fabrics without end.... I started to sew some 8x8 inch blocks grabbing "blind" into the scrap boxes and sew the crumbs together!
And so I got a quilt top with 6x8 blocks!

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I...
02-02-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,449
Posted By 1000scraps

New Crumb Quilt: WIP!

https://servimg.com/view/16730898/89Left over fabrics are becoming more and more… So I decided to make some „Crumb Blocks“! (https://servimg.com/view/16730898/89)
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Forum: Pictures
10-03-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,418
Posted By 1000scraps

Some more ideas needed for scraps?

Yes, you are right, I am scrap addicted: there are lots of them.... My family is calling me "Mother of all Scraps"....
As there are stripes without end I make place mats out of them, very colorful...
Forum: Pictures
09-29-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,413
Posted By 1000scraps

Another scrappy quilt from 2009!

Scrappy squares a little bit sorted after color: I think the squares were about 7x7 cm or 3x3 inch! I made the binding from left over fabrics and even the backing needed some scraps because the...
Forum: Pictures
09-23-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,913
Posted By 1000scraps

...... and some more scrappy quilts!

When there are left over fabric pieces I cut them into sizes I think I can use some days: 10x10 cm or 5x5 cm or triangles or rectangles or stripes, depending on how how big the left over fabric may...
Forum: Pictures
09-23-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By 1000scraps

Yes!! I'll make another thread to show them!

Yes!! I'll make another thread to show them!
Forum: Pictures
09-21-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By 1000scraps

Scraps without end...

As my alias says. I'm addicted to scraps: and as scraps multiply faster as one can sew I dive through my boxes and try to make a quilt out of them!
Besides scraps I used up many of the orphan...
Forum: Main
05-27-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,054
Posted By 1000scraps

I made a crumb quilt with my "orphan" blocks and...

I made a crumb quilt with my "orphan" blocks and all kind of scraps: I sewed them without any backing together. The size was 20x20 cm or about 8x8 inch! And then I made a quilt and I must I love it:...
Forum: Pictures
10-05-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,398
Posted By 1000scraps

And now I finished the pillow cases for grandsons...

And now I finished the pillow cases for grandsons 2 and 3! Over here the measurements for little pillows: "Kuschelkissen" are 40 by 40 centimeters or 16 x 16 inch!

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Forum: Pictures
09-20-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,398
Posted By 1000scraps

Ohh sorry, i thought you were in USA! Yes, I...

Ohh sorry, i thought you were in USA!

Yes, I got it in Germany, I'll send you a private message!
Forum: Pictures
09-20-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,398
Posted By 1000scraps

And a first pillow case for Jonathan! The...

And a first pillow case for Jonathan! The matching fabric is Kona fabric! Over here little pillows are 40x40 cm or 16x16 inch!

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Next pillows for more grandsons will follow next week....
Forum: Pictures
09-20-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,398
Posted By 1000scraps

t's a Robert Kaufman fabric, search for Pokemon...

t's a Robert Kaufman fabric, search for Pokemon fabric Robert Kaufman!
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Forum: Pictures
09-19-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,398
Posted By 1000scraps

Do you have Pokemon crazy grandsons?

I have! And so I was happy to get the Pokemon fabric by Robert Kaufman over here: they want place mats and pillow cases!
Place mats are made and they told me all the names of the Pokemons on...
Forum: Pictures
08-02-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,326
Posted By 1000scraps

I am too busy in sewing preemiequilts for far too...

I am too busy in sewing preemiequilts for far too early born babys! It's so much fun to sew these tiny quilts! Till now I sewed about 90 of them and all were donated! Once there was a photo posted to...
Forum: Main
08-02-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,069
Posted By 1000scraps

A hello from Northern Germany!

A hello from Northern Germany!
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