Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Lucky Number Slevin

I love scrap quilts. I try and use every. last. piece. of fabric. And when it's too small for me, I have a quilt buddy that makes crumb blocks and miniatures from my leftovers. Bonnie Hunter has great information on managing and using your scraps. The bottom of her page has a great idea for making scrap backs for quilts. I use her technique all of the time:

I went through a phase where I cut all of my scraps into five-inch squares. Yet another quilt in the tossed/disappearing/divided nine-patch vein:

I have finished SEVEN of fifty quilts for the year. Hopefully I can keep this up, because the sewing room is still so full!

For more information on the quilting, see my other blog.

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