Many of you sew a project and then are left with the task of what to do with the scraps…
Some of you simply throw them away (HORROR! )…
But, for the rest of us, what do you do?
Let’s share ideas for scrap storage, scrap projects, scrap exchanges, etc.
How about a monthly project contest as well using a simple pattern and ONLY scraps?
Here is my scrap station. I dump all scraps into cotton scraps, whites, and other.
I then sort by strips, selvedges, squares, tiny pieces. There is a method to my madness. I work from top down: the largest scrap I can get to the tiniest.
My box of cut scraps, 5 inches, 3-1/2 inches, and finally, 2 inches. I found these sizes to be most useful because of the math…
2 inches sorted by color:
Here is one of the projects I use the 2 inch squares in…a simple fabric basket that @MareMare taught me how to make!