Monday, January 16

More Clean Up

You may have noticed that I try to not throw anything away--it's both being frugal and trying to be kind to this earth. Fabric scraps are no exception to this rule. I had a big plastic bin under my sewing table that I threw any small scraps into. With the addition of a pile of scraps from a friend, it looked like this:


Very messy and difficult to sort through. I organized them all into colour groups (it wasn't as daunting as I thought it would be) and they now look like this:


Not the greatest photo, but you get the idea. Tomorrow I'll show you what I've been using these for!

5 comments:

  1. I feel inspired!! My fabric stash might be next. I have a ticker tape quilt in my heart for all my scraps.

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  2. that looks great! sorting is so therapeutic isn't it?

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  3. Ticker tape quilts are a fun way to use up scraps--I hope you do make one Erin! And post pics of course...

    Yes, Ruth, I'd really like a month off just to sort and organize and purge some stuff...I think that's how long it would take me to go through all my stuff!

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  4. I'm glad you're putting those scraps and strips to good use. and I'm glad you took them off my hands too.

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  5. Brenda, they've been perfect for the coiled mats! Thanks again.

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