Scrap Strategies

Scrap Strategies

Quilters Newsletter editor Irene Berry revealed 10 scrap quilting tips in the February/March 2009 issue.


1. Choose a color scheme.

2. Pay attention to the amount of light and dark contrast within the individual prints.

3. Focus on value: keep value placement consistent throughout the blocks.

4. Use a neutral in every block.

5. Scatter a bright accent color sparingly over the surface of the quilt.

6. The right border fabric can tie everything together.

7. Look for prints in a variety of scales.

8. Be wary of neon brights and high-contrast prints.

9. Don’t be afraid to mix different fabric styles.

10. Be adventurous. Bend, twist,

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Loved the article! It was extremely helpful. Wish the patterns were available.
Scrap quilts
This was a very enjoyable article. It is exactly the kind of information that makes me want to start another quilt.
Hard time finding patterns
You say in your magazine that you have free patterns for different projects, just go to Where are they?


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