Posts tagged ‘scraps’

Review: Sewing Bits & Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps

Sewing Bits and Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps by Sandi Henderson, Wiley Books, 2010 If you sew, then you have them. You have loads of them, and maybe you know what to do with them, and maybe you don’t. Either way, Sewing Bits & Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps, the first book from [...]

Linky Tuesday

Got the sad news this morning that Bee Square Fabrics will be closing its doors on July 15. It’s a big loss to the sewing community but thankfully it’s due to relatively happy circumstances. All her fabrics are 50% off with coupon code goodbye50off. Read the fine print here. Thanks for everything, Diane, and happy [...]

May Giveaway Day: Happy Scraps

We interrupt this Spring Quilt Market coverage to bring you Sew, Mama, Sew!’s May Giveaway Day! If you don’t know what I’m talking about, follow the link and get lost in hundreds of giveaways from crafty blogs worldwide. I recently realized most of my giveaways on this site have been books and gift certificates — [...]

Linky Tuesday

Knick Knacks & Ric Rac ยป Vintage Sears fabric (with catalog pages from 1966!) Hey there, Feed Dog blog is now fully fledged Feed Dog Designs! Congrats Kevin! The Rickrack Rag’s Feedsack Friday – Memorial Day Edition Oliver + S’s guide to fabric selection for their patterns. What do you think of my assessment of [...]

Two No-Sew Scrappy Christmas Projects

Nanette from Rummage made this simple, beautiful fabric wreath by tying fabric scraps around a base (wire maybe?). What a fun way to experiment with color and pattern combinations — no futzing with a seam ripper if you don’t like the results! I love the clothespin family she added too. And Brooke of Inchmark Journal [...]

Show Us Your Stash: Colorful and Scrappy

Claire of Needlebook is making an orange and lavender Single Girl quilt.   Shanna of Pink Trees will be making her contribution to the Doll Quilt Swap 5 with these fabrics.   A lovely bunch of flea market scraps from Sweet Jessie. Related posts: Show Us Your Stash Show Us Your Stash: Stacks Edition Two [...]

Sample Scrap Shop

Sina Pearson Textile Bundle – $9.50 Sample Scrap Shop sells high-quality interior fabric sample bundles. The fabrics are either discontinued or surplus — think of it as a patchwork version of True Up favorite Modern Fabrics! Their website also sells packs with other materials (tile, carpet, etc.), or try the Etsy shop, which also carries [...]

decor8′s Inspire Me Giveaway

decor8 is doing one of the most incredible giveaways I have ever seen. Over 100 friends of the design blog donated scraps of fabric (lots of fabric), paper goods, and other supplies, which Holly organized into stacks by color. Fabric donations came from fabulous people such as Hable Construction, Volksfaden, Henry Road, and Pixie Dust [...]