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Saving Scraps posted: 5/23/2004
by Mary-Jeanine Ibarguen Printable Page
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This is something I've been doing for years and it really pays off: When I am finished piecing a quilt top, I invariably have extra blocks, fabric scraps and yardage. I put it all into a box or zip top bag. Later, when I'm looking for coordinating scraps to make a small project, boutique item, trial quilt block, etc, I can grab one of these bags and know that all the fabrics successfully go together. What a time saver!

Working with these fabrics again brings back fond memories of the original project. And sometimes the "scrap" project turns out better than the original project!

2004 Mary-Jeanine in Central Florida
Publisher of the E-Newsletter for Florida Quilt Network

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