The idea that I needed to do something with my increasingly packed scrap drawer has been lurking in the back of my mind for some time now, and I finally formed a plan to help decrease my scrap stash. I'm going to start something I'm calling Scrap Basket Sunday. Each Sunday I'll pull fabric out of my scrap drawer and make a few blocks. Then I'll post photos on my blog the following Saturday night--that way, the photos will show up in my Sunday post.
Once I decided on a plan, I started looking through various resources for a project to begin with. First I visited Quilter's Cache. Have you looked at all the blocks Marcia Hohn has uploaded there? It's a great resource. If you don't know about it, click on the name link which will take you to the page where you can access the blocks and check it out.
I printed out a couple block possibilities but then I remembered that Kim Diehl's books contain a lot of scrappy quilts and I love her patterns, so I pulled my books off the shelf and began browsing. When I came across this one, I knew I'd found my first project:
Shelley has left a new comment on your post "Stan's the Man!":
"That issue looks like an 'oldie,' but 'goodie.' I have been embroidering for over 12 yrs and I do not have that particular issue. Maybe there is something inside that catches your eye? Love adding embroidery to my quilts! Thanks for the chance to win a little treasure."
Shelley, please email me your mailing address and I'll mail the magazine to you this week. Thank you all for stopping in to visit. Happy sewing!