Organizing Fabric Scraps to Make Them More Usable

I have kind of a complicated relationship with fabric scraps. I love them. I love looking at them, because I love fabric, color, and possibility. I feel a responsibility to use them up, down to the tiniest part. It seems thrifty, and like I’m honoring the time, expense, and resources of everyone who helped to make them. It seems like the traditional thing to do. Did you know scrap bags were as much a fixture in homes of the not {Read More}

Make Your Own Hexagon Quilt Starter Kit

Hopefully my last post about hexagons got you all fired up to make some of your own. And, as promised, here is the collection of the things I’ve found most useful in the making of hexagons. Everything you need to know to start sewing your own hexies. The tutorial I found most helpful was by Badskirt. It’s a downloadable .pdf with absolutely everything you need to know to get started, all illustrated step by step. It just made perfect sense {Read More}