No Scrap Left Behind

No Scrap Left Behind : 16 Quilt Projects That Celebrate Scraps of All Sizes

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Rescue your fabric scraps-even the smallest pieces-with 16 satisfying quilts and projects. Sew modern quilts for everyday use that will help you get back to the roots of quiltmaking, with projects designed to help you use up every last scrap. Learn sorting and storage tips to help you plan your next quilt, with projects categorised by type of scrap-squares, strings, triangles, or little snippets. Sew pretty pincushions and cards for instant gratification, saving the most treasured pieces for a full-size quilt. You'll never look at scraps the same way again!

' We all have them and sometimes they overwhelm the sewing studio. We're talking scraps - too good to throw out and awaiting the "someday" they might be used. If you're looking for 16 great scrap-suitable projects, this is the book for you.'

American Quilt Retailer
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 10mm | 510g
  • C & T Publishing
  • Stash Books
  • Concord, CA, United States
  • English
  • 300 Illustrations, color
  • 1617453366
  • 9781617453366
  • 8,940

About Amanda Jean Nyberg

Considering that she grew up in a family of six children, it comes as no surprise that Amanda Jean is frugal. It is in her blood, whether she likes it or not, and it's reflected in her quiltmaking. Using up every last bit of fabric has become one of the trademarks of her quilts. She is a quilt teacher and pattern designer, Craftsy instructor, blogger and co-author of Sunday Morning Quilts. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and children.
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We all have them, and sometimes they overwhelm the sewing studio. We're taking scrapstoo good to throw out and awaiting the "someday" they might be used. If you're looking for 16 great scrap-suitable projects, this is your book. There's good info on storing and organizing your bits, how to work with colors and values, using tiny bits and orphan blocks. Look for fun projects using strips, squares, triangles and snippetsfrom to quilts to small accessory and decor items. American Quilt Retailer, February 2017 Amanda Jean Nyberg, who co-authored the popular Sunday Morning Quilts with Cheryl Arkison, has now written her own book of delightful quilt patterns, using something every quilter has plenty of - scraps! Quilter's Connection, Spring 2017
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Table of contents

Introduction The Journey How It All Started Frugality and Rescuing Fabric Going Scrap Crazy Finding Your Niche Scrap Management Where Do All The Scraps Come From? Where Do I Start? Sorting and Storing Mixing Materials Making Scrap Quilts Choosing a Color Scheme Paying Attention to Value You Don't Need To Use It All Context Is Important What to Do When Things Aren't Working Using Up the PiecesAlternate Project Ideas Taking Your Time The Flip Side Scrap Options Stash Options Using Orphan or Test Blocks Projects Using Squares Mini Nines Hot & Cold Subtle Projects Using Strings & Strips Slopes Donuts (The Size of Your Head) Scrap Happy Rails June Projects Using Triangles All Sizes Chain of Diamonds Remainders Projects Using Snippets Ring Me Skinny Pinnie Fabric and Paper Pincushion Bright Birch Tree Pincushion Pillow Pincushion Cards About the Author
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