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Old 01-11-2019, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by KalamaQuilts View Post
I got past the What?? page when I realized for me, scrappy was color, not pattern. Any pattern you like Just imagine each color as the whole spectrum from your stash.
It would be interesting to take a quilt you've already made, and like, and remake it in scraps?

I'm working at precutting down my stash as I won't be able to do that with precision before long...kind of like canning my stash
Here is an example of my storage, and any Bonnie Hunter quilt is an example of the result.
Ok YOU are way to organized.. Love your method though and I too am a Bonnie Fan.
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Old 01-11-2019, 02:53 PM
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How about Eleanor Burns “Jewel Box Quilt”?
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Old 01-11-2019, 03:00 PM
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Triple Irish Chain is very pretty scrappy.
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Joe View Post
I've got a bunch of small cuts of fabric anywhere from 2.5" to 1/2 yard and all sizes in between. I'm looking for a good pattern that lends itself to scraps. I was thinking possibly a log cabin. That is honestly my only idea haha. Any thoughts or scrappy quilts to share with me? Thanks Joe
Check out TheQuiltedTwins.com Becky Peterson has a huge array of free scrap quilt patterns on there. She does the upcycle thing too like Bonnie Hunter.Has her own fabric sale site as well. I buy ALOT OF FABRIC from her site.
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:43 PM
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I am following along with a scrappy quilt-a-long. Try going to https://weddingdressblue.wordpress.c...a-new-project/

Deanna does beautiful work and patterns are free. Most are scrappy patterns. I am presently cutting for several of these quilt patterns. She is so helpful also if you have any questions.
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Old 01-11-2019, 05:08 PM
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This is my scrap quilt. It uses scraps that are 2 1/2 in squares, 2 1/2 in x 3 1/2 inch strips and 2 1/2 in x 6 1/2 inch strips.
If you're interested please PM me and I can send more complete instructions.( this offer is for anyone interested)
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Old 01-11-2019, 05:14 PM
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We have a great thread here on the QB that has been ongoing for years. It's for scrappy quilts! It's over 100 pages long, so make some coffee. I scroll through it just to look at pictures every once in a while. You'll find tons of inspiration there.

Scrappy Quilt show - Right Here!! :)
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Old 01-12-2019, 07:45 AM
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Originally Posted by illinois View Post
Do you or a friend use dryer sheets? Instead of throwing those away, use them as the foundation for string quilts. Use the ones that are no longer scented or usable for softening. Also, a person can use phone book pages but, of course, that probably needs to be removed. I suppose the paper might "wash out" in time but I would think it best to remove.
I've started doing the used fabric sheets for my string blocks. Seems to be working well, so far.
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:00 AM
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Any string quilt is good for scraps. Some of my favorites, Spiderweb, french braid, postage stamp, path through the woods, instead of a regular log cabin try a curved log cabin for a different look. I just made a shimmer quilt using scraps. Almost any pattern can be scrapped up. Have fun.
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Old 01-13-2019, 01:37 AM
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Great ideas on this post. Thanks to all who shared.
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