This thread will be to help you bust some scraps.  We will not count scraps into yardage, but by completed projects. At that time, you should be able to tell if you busted some scraps.  Personally I have lots of tubs, and I do mean the 50 gallon size tubs full of scraps.  Let us all be zealous to complete as many scrap quilts as possible! 

Make anything you want to make.  Google search for scrap quilts or scrap projects; Pintrest, several books, be creative.  I am sure you have a pattern or two for scrap projects and quilts.  If you find a good pattern, please share. There have been pot holders made (2), purses, slippers, mug rugs(4), quilts (1), placemats (4) etc. The choice is yours.  The purpose of this challenge is to use your scraps.  Crump blocks make wonderful pot holders.

You MUST use scraps.  A scrap size is no bigger than a 10” piece of fabric.  If you have a fat quarter, that is not a scrap. No, a layer cake is not a pile of scraps.  If you have a couple left from your layer cake, that is a scrap to me.

Report on your progress each step of the way.  This will encourage all of us to get on the ball and join in the cause of busting some scraps.

If you can, and only if you can, post photos of your progress.  If you can't post, don't fret please.  It is just for us visual people. 

Celebrate at the end of a completed quilt or project. 

There is no actual start date so you may join in during the year. 

You may use, only from your stash, up to 3 yards of a base fabric for your scrap quilt/project. 

If you only use scrap fabric for your quilt, you get an extra bonus entry for the prize.

Orphan blocks may be used with your scrap quilt/project. 

Your quilt(s) will need to be completed this year to qualify for a prize. Yes, there is a prize in the end. (Will be disclosed later) No, not more scraps. LOL.  Quilters who have completed a scrap quilt this year, will have their name put in a drawing, and at end of year, will pull out of the hat and announce.  Yes, you may do more than one, ten or even 30 if you so desire. 

Riana (6); Elizabeth (5); Ginny (1); Beth (5);

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Thank you, Joy.  I'm going to remember what you wrote.  People will think I deliberately used him as a design element. Haha!

Love that streak of lime going down on the diagonal.

Thank you, Riana.

I finished quilting a panel today.

Got both of you.  Wow, love the well blending of the scraps.  I do agree about the tiger.  

I think these qualify for scrapbusters. My Lonely Hearts Swap quilt was all scraps and I made a pair of new potholders for myself from the HST left after my hearts were done. 

I still just love this quilt.

Thank you, Beth! The quilting design you chose really enhanced it! 

Those are great.  The quilt and the potholders....need to take inventory of my stash.  Making a bunch of mug rugs out of a lot of it, but still have a lot more.

Thank you, Wilma! I am looking forward to seeing what you do with your hearts, too! 

A collection of strawberry shortcake leftover bits & pieces ,some 2.5 "  squares , and a few string stips combined to make this baby quilt. Solid pale blue flannel on back.  36 x 36.

I like this a lot, Riana! Those odds and ends fabrics went together perfectly! 

In spring,  l cut a whole collection of odd shaped scraps l hadn't been making good use use of into 5" squares.I put a serious dent in the blue ones when l made this dp9 single size quilt for the nursing home project.


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