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What ELSE Do You Use Your Scraps For?

Old 02-06-2015, 09:49 AM
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Scrappy quilts, binding, pet beds, pot holders, mug rugs...what else do you use your scraps for? I have 3 big boxes of them and I need ideas. Thanks.

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Old 02-06-2015, 09:57 AM
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I cut them in strips and use them when I wrap gifts or on gift bags to make a bow/ribbon.
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Scrappy quilts, binding, pet beds, pot holders, mug rugs...what else do you use your scraps for? I have 3 big boxes of them and I need ideas. Thanks.

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Old 02-06-2015, 10:01 AM
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I use the 100% cotton ones as mulch in my perennial beds.
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Old 02-06-2015, 10:17 AM
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zipper pouches, coasters, pin cushions, needle cases, tote bags, heat/cold packs, applique pieces, book marks,….
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If you crochet or knit, how about rag rug? Stitch cotton together with tulle for dish cloths.
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Old 02-06-2015, 01:15 PM
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I use a few green ones to tie up the hollyhocks to their stakes And when I get the scrap tubs overflowing I share them with anyone else who wants them, it's hard to keep up with the scraps no matter how many scrappy quilts you make.
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For paper piecing
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Old 02-06-2015, 02:00 PM
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Watch the u-tube video that Jenny has on making an easy pet bed.
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Old 02-06-2015, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by PaperPrincess View Post
I use the 100% cotton ones as mulch in my perennial beds.

Really! I never thought of that!!!!!how long for cotton fabric to breakdown?
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