Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Managing Scrap Bins

As any quilter knows scraps have a way of multiplying.  Before you know it you have bins that are overflowing with bits of goodness.  What's a girl to do.  Make a quilt of course.  When my blue bin was overflowing I made this one.

When my green bin couldn't be contained it became this.
 My low volume bin has a way of filling quickly and I've been able to make this quilt
 and this quilt.
 Well, I can no longer put the lid on my grey and black bin so I've dumped it into a laundry basket so I can see every little bit more easily.
And today I hope to find a solution to that overflowing bin.

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7 comments:

  1. I can't wait to see what you make. Browns and blacks scraps are always difficult for me to find a home for. Have fun!

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  2. was that blue one from an online class with Tonya? I think I've seen it before. Look forward to seeing your black and white quilt.

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  3. Wow, anyone is stunning.Happy sewing!

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  4. Well this is quite exciting Emily! Can't wait to see what you create!

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  5. Hm-m-m, the never ending scrap pile... remorse or rejoice! I do love both your low volume solutions! Looking forward to seeing what you come up with for your grey & black bin!

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  6. You always do such amazing things with your scraps.

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  7. such wonderful quilts from scraps....i get so involved working with scraps i forget to use yardage....so now THAT is overflowing....lol

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