Tuesday, October 25, 2022

I May Have A Scrap Problem... How About Some Inspiration!


Hi, all!

Well, it's been a really busy week working on annual quilts for the grandkids, so I haven't had any time to do anything scrappy.  Although I will say in my defense that I did use up a fat quarter bundle that's been sitting in my stash for.e.ver.  So there's that!  But I do have some scrappy inspiration to share with you...

First of all, a disclaimer - none of these are my own work. And they've been sitting in my digital files for a while, so I don't know where to attribute them to, either.  But you should enjoy them - I know I do!!

My stash of black and white prints is screaming "THIS ONE!"

And if, like me, you have an overabundance of blue scraps, isn't this a great solution??

I absolutely love the use of "made fabric" in this sunburst...

And here's a great way to put old flannel shirts to use!

And for those tiniest of scraps, isn't this glorious?  I love the unifying solid alternating blocks that set this true postage stamp quilt apart.

Remember, there's an incredible amount of potential in your scrap stash!  Whether you leave it in raw scrap form, or cut it down to usable sizes, there's loads of "free" quilts in those scraps!!

So - - - have you been doing anything scrappy this week?




  1. Oh my....I love them all!! A treat for the eyes!

  2. Love all the eye candy! I had a goal to make 3 scrap quilts this year. Have not made a single one. Will try again next year.

  3. I do love a good scrap quilt--these are great inspiration, thanks!

  4. oh my all these scrap quilts are amazing! As I scrolled I kept saying "oh yes, I need to make that one" LOL I haven't made anything from my scraps in a while, I think I need to fix that!

  5. Such wonderful ideas! I am going to try and help a sick friend layout squares of kids fabric that I cut into small quilts for her grandkids. She is a great artist, but her mobility has been compromised- let's hope what I planned works.

  6. So much scrappy inspiration in this post. I don't do real scrappy, mine is more planned. I haven't liked anything I've tried so far.

    1. Decades ago there was a quilting show on PBS early on Saturday mornings - I think before 8 a.m. There was a guest presenter who placed all of her scraps in a basket. She randomly picked up a scrap and she had to immediately stitch to the top. The quilter commented several times how difficult it was not to be able to place the fabric where she wanted, but the finished quilt top really was nice. She said she was much happier with the random placements.

  7. So many scraps...so little time. I just passed a bag on to someone because I am so bad dealing with them.

  8. Love the first and the last pictures. Wonderful inspiration there. Thanks for sharing. ;^)


  10. Love scrappy quilts


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