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Scrap Fabric Twine DIY

Don’t throw those bits and snips of leftover fabric scraps! Make your own scrap fabric twine instead! If you’re anything like me, you already have a box or two (or ten) filled with those fabric scraps you just couldn’t bring yourself to dispose of. After all, they might be just the right thing for a […]

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Scrap Fabric Bowl

A friend had given me a shoe box full of postage stamp-size squares cut from vintage fabrics. Now for just the right project. Rather than stitch them together, I decided to layer and stiffen them into a scrap fabric bowl. Have you ever had something so long that you don’t even notice it anymore? It’s […]

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Sewing | Trash to Treasure

Scrappy Fabric Tags

Like eating potato chips, I couldn’t stop at just one of these scrappy tags… …or two…or three….well, you get the idea. It started out with this pile of lace bits. Then there was this bag of burlap scraps and white fabric pieces. I began doodling with some letter stamps… …and then started layering the pieces […]

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Christmas | Trash to Treasure | Tutorials

Scrap Wood Gift Blocks

Do you need an idea for using up your pile of scrap wood? These gift blocks are another scrap wood Christmas project using scraps of 4×4 posts. I made them in red, green and white, but you could make them in any color that says “Christmas” to you. Things You Need: 4×4 post scraps Chop […]

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Jewelry | Sewing

Scrappy Quilt Bracelets

Scrappy Quilt Bracelets You may remember my scrappy fabric tags I made a couple of years ago. I loved that idea. I have been working on expanding on that idea by turning scrap cutter quilts into wearable art…more specifically I wanted to see if I couldn’t turn these scraps into bracelets. I’m a little embarrassed […]

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