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7 Scrappy Sewing Projects

Scrappy Quilt Pattern, ways to use up fabric scraps, reduce waste while quilting

If you consider yourself a quilter or a sewist, it’s very likely you have more than a few scraps of fabric laying around somewhere! This blog post is meant to inspire you to use up some of those fabric scraps by sharing 7 different scrappy sewing projects to try!

When it comes down to deciding to save fabric scraps or throw them out, my personal opinion to answer the age-old debate of “how small is too small to keep” is whether or not you can and will use it in a scrappy sewing project! Luckily some of these scrap-friendly projects use pieces as small as 1″ wide (and some use larger pieces too). I personally consider pretty much any fabric piece that is less than a Fat Quarter small enough to be deemed a “scrap”. To see how I organize my fabric, you may want to check out this post.

If you want to see all 7 of these fabric scrap project ideas in a quick video, watch it here:

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Connector Quilt: Fat Quarter Friendly Quilt Pattern

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So you want to make a Connector quilt out of fat quarters? I say that’s a GREAT idea! It will definitely look a bit more scrappy but can be really amazing! Scrappy quilts are great!

There are lots of different ways to go about making a quilt pattern without adhering strictly to fabric requirements. I personally prefer to view the “requirements” as more of “suggestions”.

Here are a few examples of how to adjust the fabric requirements to meet your desired level of scrappiness and use up fat quarters, or even just any decent size scraps you might have laying about!

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