It's been a busy week around here, and I'm happy to say my sewing studio is finally starting to shape up! My long arm machine is back up...
...and hooray, I managed to get my IKEA wire drawers underneath it! At the other house I had plastic storage tubs full of scraps under the front of the machine, but I really don't think I want to do that here. And that means it's time for a little reorganization!
I think I'm going to use the wire drawers to sort and store my scraps by color. I think the mesh is small enough to hold them, but if not, I'll have to come up with something to line them with. That will be a project for this weekend, I think!
I've also (finally) started this year's tutorial series - it's called "Charmed, I'm Sure"! The basic starting unit for each design will be a 5" charm square, which I have plenty of in my stash, since I've been cutting my scraps into that size among others. And yesterday I managed to carve out some time to do some sewing!
These weren't scrappy charms, but they were a bunch that I have had in my stash for years (we won't say just how many!) and the tail end of some of that black and white print that I love so much. I'll be sharing a tutorial for this on Sunday! It's funny, but with all the quilts I've made, I've never done a disappearing four-patch before. It's a lot of fun!
So what have you been doing with scraps this week?