Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Curved Crumb Fabric Scraps

I made a Bulls Eye Quilt out of Civil War and
Shirting Fabrics years ago.
I saved all my scraps, of course. 

 I couldn't figure out how to use rounded and curved crumb pieces. 
I thought I would lose too much good fabric
if I cut them up into usable squares or rectangles.

 I decided to play with top stitching and the zig zag stitch.
It gave some fun movement and playfulness to my crumb blocks. 
It looks a little like an old crazy quilts.

Give it a try and experiment. 
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Sarah said...

That's absolutely incredible! I can't believe the time and patience that had to go into making the most out of each bit of fabric! I love the historic feel (reminds me of my great grandmother's crazy quilts) and the fact that it saved fabric from going to waste!

Janine said...

Your civil war quilt is stunning and I love the crazy sewing! Wonderful use of scraps :)

Michal Woodruff said...

Thank you for stopping by. It didn't take too much time. Just a few minutes of play here and there. I'm glad you liked it. Thanks for commenting. :)

kim leavens said...

Both are wonderful. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful way to use those "weird" shaped scraps..Love it!!

Thia said...

Wow. That Civil War quilt is stunning.

Michal Woodruff said...

Thank you Kim! Thank you Thia. Good to see you both. Hope you're well

Mara said...

Really pretty, I save all of my scraps, too, in fact I don't have many because I always try to use them.

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