Scrap tastic….

Sewing means lots of scraps and I hate to waist them – especially as material is so expensive now. So I just loved these little mini Dresden’s as they use even the smallest of scraps. I spent several evenings going through my scrap bag and cutting out shapes. I then sorted these into different colour groups and sewed the little spokes together. As you can see, I have gotten a little carried away!

Finally I found a number of little images to fill the circle shapes that sit on top of the spokes. All that I need to do now is sew around the edges of the circles and remove the tacking threads.

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I thought that I could use these to decorate pouches and bags that I make as presents throughout the year. Five down, fourteen more to go!

Happy sewing everyone.

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About wybrow1966

My name is Deborah, and my earliest recollection of being creative is learning how to smock at primary school. We had a wonderful, white-haired lady who came in once a week to teach the 'girls' how to sew. I am not sure what the boys got up to during this time - but I never once felt as though I was missing out on anything. Now, as a primary teacher, I often give up evenings to teach enthusiastic children how to embroider. I am now just about to embarked into the world of blogging. Who knows if anyone will be interested, or if I can even keep it up. But here goes....
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7 Responses to Scrap tastic….

  1. Kim says:

    Very pretty!

  2. kathyreeves says:

    Adorable! What size are they?

  3. A delight indeed. The recipients of the finished bags are sure to love them!

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