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Bust Yo Scraps – Stargyle Quilt Along – Step 2: Sorting Your Scraps and Choosing Colors

October 7, 2016

Sorting Your Scraps My scrap basket runneth over.  I can’t say I mind TOO much when I have a lot of scraps.  But seeing them all does give me the itch to make a scrap quilt.  Let’s first talk about how I store my scraps (you might have a different way and that’s okay too) and why it works for me.  Then we can talk about colors and how to choose for our Stargyle quilt! We all have a different amount of scraps.  When I started quilting, I didn’t have much at all.  I started out with just one small plastic bin and I threw everything in there.  Once my bin started getting full, I put them in three bins: warms, cools, and neutrals.  Eventually, years go by and I have a bin for every color (and multiples of some!). I consider any oddly shaped fabric (that won’t fold up nicely on my fat quarter/fat eighth shelves) or fabric less..

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