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December 04, 2008

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Susan

Cherri, I never know where scraps will lead me and that's why I love them. Cutting from yardage for an "unplanned" quilt is hard for me to do, but a pile of scraps give me permission to just get going. I made a bunch of small quilted wallets to hold my insulin and needles when I travel...one for me and some to "gift". They turned out great. Small purses are fun to do, strips can be hemmed and used as trim on solid colored kitchen towels or even bath towels. Hot pads, appliqued motifs on aprons. Oh the list goes on.....please pick me?

Chookyblue

oh first comment........so probably won't get it but I would love the scraps of these fabrics.....only other way I would get some is shopping online in the states and that is out of the question with the exchange rate at the moment.......I would make something fun with them.........not sure what yet but when I had them in my hands I would find something good to do......

MaryBeth

I love making ponytail holders and fabric covered buttons for my purses. I don't ever throw away scraps...and I throw away slivers! ;)

Debi

I make many Project Linus charity quilts, so I would love some scraps, especially strips as I just love to make strip quilts.

John

I've only just reached a point where I have enough scraps to do anything with, and I'm planning on making a "tokyo's triangles" quilt to use up all my scraps. Your scraps would be a welcome addition to my project! Check it out here:
http://www.flickr.com/groups/865990@N20/

Thanks for the giveaway!

Michelle

I would love to get my hands on the Halfway Cafe! Since I'm a new quilter (little over a year) with a full-time job, I don't have many scraps yet, so I'm still in the process of collecting. But I have already ordered 7 of Nanette's patterns (Freda's Hive) (see one here: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15771924), which call for a ton of 2.5" squares...so I'm saving up! She actually has a flag pattern that Halfway Cafe would be perfect for! ;)

Jeanne

I'd love your scraps! I'm working on two scrappy nine patches right now. The blocks in one finsh at 1 1/2" and in the second quilt they finish at 3".

Paula in NH

My favorite scrap project is a Postage Stamp Quilt. It would be awesome to add some of your scraps to my pile of Postage Stamps!

Cheryl

Mmmmm, fabric scraps. I love 'em. :D I have made checkbook covers out of some of my scraps and I am saving up to make a few doll quilts. MAYBE I can eek out some 5" squares and make some charity quilts too. I need to do that. I saw that HEY SUGAR is out now...WOO HOO!! Saw it at Fabric Shack.

Paula

I'd love to win these scraps! Of course, I haven't used ALL the other ones you gave me.......but I'm working on it!!!

Linda

Oh I'd also love your scraps, I love to include embroidery into scrap quilts, so many possibilities.

Edie

I love scraps. I don't have a favorite project exactly, I like to hand sew my scraps into blocks and just see where it takes me.

Cathi

I adore scraps. I have only made one large quilt so far that was the least bit controlled insofar as fabric/colour choices go. As I hand piece, I think making scrappy quilts keeps it all very intriguing -- working with a new piece constantly. :-)

I'd love to win those scraps!!

Tara

I'm collecting some new scraps now to make some scrap pieced fabric belts, with rhinestone buckles. I think your fabric pieces would make a great belt. Otherwise, I love scrap pieced quilts. Someday I want to make a postage stamp quilt.

Nanette

Ohhh! Love scraps. I love them. My favorite scrap project - well scraps are my favorite projects. I love to use them up and make them come to life. I will take random widths of fabric over 5" and random lengths and cut them into equal size blocks and make a patchwork with strips going horizontally and then vertically rotating back and forth. It makes the best scrap quilt. I've made 3-4 of them. I love them. It is like a scrap book of all my quilts and fabrics. I can look at each one with a memory.

You really have the nicest scraps!

Say hi to all your family. My quilt was published and came out Monday in Fons and Porter "Baby Quilts 2008" - but I still don't have my copy yet! Soon though. It is very exciting. I have street cred!

erica

oh gee! i would love some of your fabulous scraps! any scrap quilt is my favorite. there is something wonderful about turning a pile of almost unrelated scraps into a beautiful, snuggley work of art.

Ruth

My favorite scrap quilt is still waiting to be quilted. I made a quilt for our tax guy as a thank you for all the help he gave us on our audit and I used scraps from my stash so it cost me nothing to make it. Quilting it is another story! Would love to replenish my scrap box.

Me? A Mom?

I have this fantasy to use scraps to make a United States of America quilt for my daughters. Ambitious much? :)

Gloria

I've not been quilting for very long, so all of my scraps are the same old stuff that I've used all along. It would be so great to have different color scraps to make new things. I really need to broaden my horizons in choosing fabric so maybe having some carefully chosen colors of someone else's scraps will help me to step out of my color-safe-box. Oh, my, to try something with stripes!!! Wow! It would really be a learning experience. Thanks for the great offer!

Kristin

Wow - I haven't been quilting very long, either, so having some fabulous scraps would be so much fun! I agree with Gloria that inheriting someone else's scraps would open me up to new colors and give me new ideas. Thanks for offering this!

Paige

Hmmm...an eventual postage stamp quilt! :-D

Joyce Levengood

What a great idea for controlling your scraps! I made a beautiful nine patch quilt all from the scraps in my drawer. I keep all the strips by size, so I picked all the 1.5" and added a cheery yellow center. It's one of my favorite quilts now.
Thanks for entering me in your giveaway.
joycee2561 at yahoo dot com

Flutterby Angel

Ohhh how yummy!
I love scrappy quilts and would just love to have these.
I could make some lovely charity quilts for oldies in the nursing homes. My friend and I have been wanting to do something like that for ages but simply do not have the scraps as we are not such prolific quilters.
Thanks for the opportunity....

Narelle

My only scrap quilt was made for my cousin's 40th. I couldn't believe how lovely it all came together. It was seven rows each with seven blocks. The 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th rows were alternate 6" solid blocks and a four patch. The 2nd, 4th and 6th rows were alternate nine patch and solids. Everything just fell into place, hope I can be that lucky with the next one. And she loved it!

Judy Kjorvestad

I love scrap quilts! Right now my favorite scrap quilt is cutting for a postage stamp quilt. I cut the squares 1 and 1/2 inches. That seems to be the best use of my little leftovers! I'd love to win your scraps!

magikquilter

Oh my goodness scraps from Cherry House Quilts...have I died and gone to heaven?

Pick me Pick me Pick me...please!!! LOL

Good luck everyone and thanks Cherri

magikquilter

Oops too excited to mention my favourite scrap project...it is Black Rose,photo here

http://www.flickr.com/photos/magikquilter/2274310102/in/set-72157606440427311/

a 25 patch lap quilt which had 400 five centimetre squares sashed with black rose fabric. I put all my scraps in a big bag and still only made a small dent! Am going to do it in larger ten centimetre squares next time.

Am also doing several log cabin style quilts in various fabric styles so am always on the lookout for more and varied fabric.

jeanamarie

hi, i'm here via magikquilter, what a lovely blog!

my favourite scrap project? has to be just about anything with scraps - at the moment i am making a little dollhouse quilt for a chrissie present for my 3 yr old. off to explore more on your site here :)

BRENDA DAKAI

I HAD FLEECE SCRAPS THAN I USED TO MAKE A CRIB QUILT. JUST TOOK A CRIB SIZED PIECE OF CREAM COLORED FLEECE AND SEWED THE SCRAPS RIGHT ON TOP OVERLAPPING THE PIECES- SORT OF LIKE A CRAZY QUILT. I USED PINKING SCISSORS TO CUTOUT THE BASE OF THE QUILT AND FOLDED THE SIDES OVER THE TOP SCRAPS AND MITERED THE CORNERS. IT IS REALLY CUT AND VERY WARM. I NEED TO MAKE ANOTHER ONE BECAUSE MY GIRLS ARGUE OVER WHO GETS TO USE IT! (I KNOW YOUR BOX DOESN'T HAVE FLEECE IN IT BUT THIS IS MY BEST SRAP PROJECT SO FAR- THINK WHAT I COULD COME UP WITH FOR REAL QUILT FABRIC!)

linda k

I am just a beginner in quilting but would love to make a scrappy log cabin quilt!!
from Holland, Linda

casey

besides using scraps to make the obvious: a scrap quilt, i love to use scrap strips to crochet into a rug...i'm still collecting scraps to start a new one. :)

lissa

you can't have too many 'scraps' or hidden treasures.. I like to make everything with my scraps.. I dig into the scrap bag before I start making a new project.. I only make scrap quilts so they dont have to be matchy matchy, and they work... favourite scrap quilt hmmm thats like picking your favourite child!


Lissa

Jackie

I want the scraps to make a string quilt.

lyanna

Okay well given my luck with drawings I won't hold my breath, but I really really hope I win...I could use the scraps because I don't have much fabric. I recently started quilting and I love using scraps to create new quilts -- especially the stacked coin kind. Anyway I'll cross all my fingers and my toes =)

Nichole

I have a scrappy log cabin quilt in progress right now. The blocks are all different and wonky, with wide and skinny logs. I am loving it and it is fun to make a few blocks when I sit down to sew. I would love to add your scraps to my quilt. Scraps are the best!!!

Julia

Hi Cherri,
I love scr just tiny pieces of wonderful fabrics...I already started sorting them by size to eventually start my very own flying geese project...hundreds of flying geese in different widths & heights to get an overall picture of a multicolored forest...
From time to time I also cut some hexagons as I dream of a beautiful quilt entirely made of hexagons (but not in the traditional G'ma's flowergarden pattern). I think I have to sew some more quilts to have enough leftovers for both projects ;o)
Hugs, Julia

tpanderson

I have only been quilting for one year so I don't have many scraps yet. I am making cute mini tissue covers for some co-workers who have everything and some small stuffed bird ornaments as well. I recently read about string quilting which seems to be quilts made of long, skinny scraps. The pictures were great. Need to do more research on that one.

MinerFan

I love to use scraps for fabric postcards. We have an Art Quilt Club that meets monthly at Happiness Is Quilting! in McKinney Texas and the group shares scrap fabrics for small art quilts, ATCs or postcards.

Loved your Sweet Melissa!

Stefanie

I have "oodles" of scraps everywhere! I just can't bear to throw them away because someday I will have a use for them!

I am planning to make a postage stamp quilt. It is on my list "to-do". I also love the look of a scrappy hexagon quilt.My scraps are also good for my applique projects.

Thanks for the giveaway!


Jeanine

I love to make charity quilts using left over scraps. It's so much fun playing with colors and coming up with a quilt that's pleasing to the eye.

Alice Covington

I love scraps more than yardage! I can imagine laying on my bed looking at all the different fabrics in my scrap quilt - and I know your scraps are different than mine.

Nataile

Potholders and zippered pouches and a book markers and stuffed toys. I imagine all kind of possibilities from a surprise bag o stash.

Tricia Tolton

I not only love your blog. I love scraps. I recently made two whole quilts with only scraps. Isn't it funny how one woman's trash is truly another woman's treasure. Keep up the great work teaching all the rest of us about quilting and fabric!

Gail S.

The latest I made from scraps was a table runner and it turned out so cute! I can never throw away scraps....you never know when you might need that one piece!

Mrs. Doodle

I am new to sewing and would love to start a quilt with some scraps. I am loving sewing and creating things so I would love to try something new and different with these awesome fabrics. Oh I hope I win.

Sherry

I love entering giveaways. . .haven't won any yet, but I love 'em all.

The fabrics look delicious in the box & are very different from what I usually work in. . if I were to win it would stretch me out of my comfort zone.

In peace & pieces,

Sherry V.

Meg MacCurtin

My favorite projects involve using scraps...I love the process of using colors and designs that I would never think to put together otherwise. I would love to use your scraps to make a scrapy pinwheel quilt for my 20 month old daughter.

Arlette

I enjoy making scrappy fabric handbags. Coordinating color and pattern is my favorite thing to do. I have a passion for fabric and would love the opportunity to enter your giveaway.
Aloha!

Kathy J

I used to go by a bunch of fat quarters and/or other small yardage of several different fabrics just so I could make a "scrap" quilt! Or collect random fabric because I had to have just a little because I liked it so much but couldn't justify (AFFORD!) buying everything I liked and would rationalize my purchases as being toward my scrap collection. On my bed is a queen-sized scrap quilt mostly out of carefully selected fabrics purchased to look as if they were scraps. I'd love a chance at your scraps!

Teresa

I love making scrap quilts where each block is a different fabric. Been working lately on a Cathedral window, and that is where these scraps would make a showing. I can also see many of them in pyramids quilt I have rumbling around in my brain. Please include me in the drawing.

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