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Sew a Scrappy Background


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  • Quilt-As-You-Go

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Pattern Details

By sewing your fabric scraps together you can create a background to feature your appliqué. A scrappy background provides interest as well as a good way to use up that seemingly never ending pile of scraps! Or, if you want to create a unique one-of-a-kind quilt, you can toss in every color, value and print scale that you have to create a scrappy quilt by itself without adding any appliqué at all. This method is a fun free form way to sew and there are NO rules! This is the perfect project to get you sewing when you have lost your mojo because you just grab a scrap and start sewing! This is also a great method for Quilt as You Go (QAYG).

Recommended with this pattern

  • Fabric scraps all sizes! This is a great Scrap Busting Project.

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Patchouli Moon Studio
Patchouli Moon Studio
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