Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Truly No Scrap Too Small

A sewing friend just had surgery and I decided I'd make a card to cheer her up.

Luckily, I had some vintage scraps on hand that I'd saved for just such an occasion. Yes, they are shards that should have gone into the trash can but being from the 1800s, I just couldn't do that.

I put the card on my sewing table and attached them as I stitched. The pieces are about 1/4" wide and 1 - 2" long.

She can look at the fabrics and chuckle a little at this madness. And I can let the rest of the shards go now that I have created something useful with them ...

Here's a closeup look: