Wednesday, September 21, 2016

I May Have A Scrap Problem.... Scraps & Bonus Triangles!

Hi, all!

Yes, I may have a scrap problem - - - but I'm working on it!  I had a little fun this afternoon playing with scraps from the special project I'm working on for Westminster Fabrics (you can read more about that here) and I thought I'd share them with you, while they're still in the "in progress" phase!

First of all, I put together this piece that will eventually become a pillow cover...

I'm excited about the way this is looking, but have some plans to take it up another notch!

Then I grabbed up a pile of bonus triangles I made as part of another project for Westminster Fabrics, and started playing with layouts for another pillow cover...

I've still got lots of these little bonus triangles left over, so I thought I'd do a Pinterest search and see what came up.  I found some really cute things...

I LOVE this little block!

And isn't this friendship wreath just adorable?  I really want to give this one a try...

And I think Crazy Mom Quilts' minimalist quilt top is absolutely brilliant!  Zoom in on it so you can see those tiny little bonus triangles in the center of each block...

You can find the original posts for these and more on my Pinterest board, Bonus Triangles!

So that's what I've been working on to tame my scrap monster.  How about you?




  1. These are all interesting. My favorite is the block, is it called a basket? Love those colors. Happy playing! Blessings, Gretchen

  2. I love all of those. I would like to tame my stash and I am just slowly working on it by making all kinds of quilts using as much from my stash/scraps as I go. I do not have a lot of yardage other than neutrals for backgrounds - most of my fabric is in 1 yard or less pieces and I would say the majority is under a half yard piece

  3. Love your colorful scrap projects. That Friendship Wreath gives me an idea. I've got a pile of leftover HSTs on my table. Time to play!

  4. I absolutely love that first piece you did. The fabrics are full of energy and the interesting arrangement of designs really enhances those vibrant colors.

  5. That Friendship Wreath is great. I have a bunch of colorful HST that will work perfectly in that design. So many ideas, so little time.

  6. HSTS make me tense, but I love the look of them. I have some tiny ones I need to do something with, so you've given me some inspiration! Wendy at

  7. LOVE your scrap ideas! I've been working on Lego quilt blocks, from leftover 1 1/2" strips. It's gonna take awhile to get 64 blocks made!

  8. SEW many wonderful patterns to make with leftover HSTs!!


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