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At my house these are scraps and they become trash.
I think some quilters are not only able to save these little bits of fabric, but actually make something from them! Not me, I'm not a saver, I'm a tosser. I think that comes from moving 14 times in the 32 years I've been married. The less you save, the less you have to pack,
move, and unpack.
I do save leftovers, but I'm not happy about it. Here are all my leftovers. I would say a leftover is fabric I used in a project, but had less than a yard left when all was said and done but more than a scrap. If I have a yard or more I'll fold it and add it to my stash. So that fabric becomes stash, not leftover. Anything else gets stuck in a ziploc bag and put in this bin.
Here it is, spread out, baggies from at least 15 different projects.
What am I ever going to do with these
Now this bin is full of leftover batiks, these I like, and think I may use.
I think I may also use these, all whites and beiges, so I happily save them too.
I've been told by other quilters not to throw these out, so I don't, but the bin is getting full and even though it's fall, I'm ready to do some spring cleaning.
What do you do?