Friday, January 18, 2013

Scrap Quilts

I checked a few books out of the library and am now intrigued with the history and creative fun of Scrap Quilts.  They were so much of what made quilting a part of our history--using what was leftover to make something new, and beautiful.  I love the resourcefulness and creative spirit they show.

Because of that I've been saving and cutting my scraps to start one of my own soon.  Until then, I thought I'd show you some decorating inspiration starring this type of quilt:





Have you ever made a Scrap Quilt, or better yet, decorated with one???  Tell me more in the comments...

5 comments:

  1. When my dad's sister was young they were so poor, and resourceful, that she had to make herself a dress for school made out of scraps. How about a scrap dress/skirt too. :)

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  2. I made my daughter a Bai Jia Bei Quilt out of scraps sent by family & friends. It's said to be a tradition in China to get 100 wishes & scraps and sew it into a quilt to welcome a new child. I got LOTS of scraps and make a queen sized one, a crib sized one, a doll sized one, and a pillow case.

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  3. Yes, I make scrap quilts all the time. If you are interested in making scrap quilts you need to check out Bonnie Hunter's blog at:
    http://quiltville.blogspot.com

    She has lots of tips, tricks, and loads of free patterns for making scrap quilts. She has also written several books.

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  4. Love these quilts and the rooms. Thanks for sharing at my party. Have a great week.
    Hugs,
    Marcie

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  5. Hello!
    I found you from the Mop it up Mondays link up. I would love to have you come share your post with my readers over at Sassy Little Lady’s Show and Tell Saturday. Hope to see you there!

    Kathie
    http://www.sassylittlelady.com/blog/show-and-tell-saturday/show-and-tell-saturday

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