December 13, 2013
My new use for batting scraps
I have a collection of skinny strips of leftover batting, and I know I am not alone. At about 2 inches wide they are too small individually for any little quilted project. I know I don't have the patience to piece them together to make a larger piece, though I happily do that with bigger pieces to get enough for a quilt top.
But now I have it. I know what to do. I take little fabric scraps and sew-and-flip piece them onto my batting strips!
And then when I have several strips...
I piece those together with one-inch wide strips of fabric.
(here's what that looks like from the back)
And then bigger things have formed from littler things, and I feel happy.
This completes a veritable trifecta of quilting waste prevention:
Using practice pads as pre-quilted piecing foundation
Joining little quilted bits into bigger quilted panels, and now,
Piecing fabric onto batting strips
Sigh of satisfaction.
Best wishes for your to do lists and self-care my friends! Make a little time to sew, you know you'll feel better.
Posted by Christina at 9:50 AM