How to Make a Simple Quilt That’s Truly Scrappy

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Make The Quilt Any Size!

Do you love old fashioned scrap quilts? Laura from Sew Very Easy shows us how to make a truly scrappy quilt like the one on the wall behind her in the photo above. It’s a simple design that puts the emphasis on the variety of fabrics.

She starts by demonstrating how to efficiently cut fabric scraps into usable pieces. Then she throws them all in a bin, mixes them up, and randomly pulls them out when sewing them together.

How to Make a Simple Quilt That's Truly Scrappy

One helpful tip is to put light scraps in one bin and darker ones in another.

How to Make a Simple Quilt That's Truly ScrappyWhile the quilt is perfect for scraps in all print styles and colors, it can also be used for a more coordinated palette.

How to Make a Simple Quilt That's Truly Scrappy Watch as Laura shows the full process in the following video, including how to make simple blocks and sew them together. Make however many blocks to need to achieve the quilt size you want.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.


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