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Interesting Scraps and Tea


Here are some scraps from 2 different fabric projects I have going on.  They almost made it into the trash but they looked so good together.  I think they are going to be turned into a potholder.

They need a tan background and I don't have any tan fabric.  White didn't work.  My lights were all too yellow or too blue.  I haven't made it to the fabric store.

So, yesterday I made a batch of strong tea and dyed some muslin.  It's the perfect background color.



These scraps are from a different project.  An unfortunate math error resulted in blocks being an inch too big and I had to trim.  These scraps are also to interesting to toss.

I'm thinking of a modern looking potholder or smaller wall hanging, depending on how they sew up.

These don't look as good on the dyed muslin.  But, white may work.

Stay tuned to see if I actually turn them into something.

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  1. What a great idea :) I'm always loath to throw away small scraps too but never have any clue as to what to do with them! Can't wait to see what you make. Your tea-dyeing turned out wonderfully too ;)

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