An advantage to retirement, I can participate in a Quilt-along in addition to sewing my own designs .... sometimes more than one. I always have a leader/ender scrap quilt going, however some of the scraps are starting to overflow. I keep them in several 20-quart plastic bins by color and/or type.
When the Fat Quarter Shop introduced the Sew Scrappy Spools QAL, designed by Lori Holt with Bee In My Bonnet, I chose the bin that just won't close - i.e., the Batiks!
About half of the batik scraps are now pressed to get started. I pulled a piece of greenish/ gray yardage for the spools and very quickly, the first 8 blocks are done.
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