Don't ever through away your scraps, no matter how small you think! Put them altogether in a clean jar for easy use.

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Don't ever through away your scraps, no matter how small you think! Put them altogether in a clean jar for easy use.

great tutorial on organizing and building an organized scrap fabric library for all of those somedayscrappy quilt projects that we all want to make . . . Bee In My Bonnet  The three sizes that I use the most and keep in these small baskets are 1 1/2" strips and squares... 2 1/2" strips and squares...  And 3 1/2" strips and squares. (I also keep 5", 7" and 10" squares)

great tutorial on organizing and building an organized scrap fabric library for all of those somedayscrappy quilt projects that we all want to make . . . Bee In My Bonnet The three sizes that I use the most and keep in these small baskets are 1 1/2" strips and squares... 2 1/2" strips and squares... And 3 1/2" strips and squares. (I also keep 5", 7" and 10" squares)

Some great tips to trim and save scraps in useful sizes! This kind of organizing system makes it easy to use scraps, takes up less space too

Some great tips to trim and save scraps in useful sizes! This kind of organizing system makes it easy to use scraps, takes up less space too

I organized all my scraps in the baskets at the bottom. Sorted by color and so much easier to get to and use.

I organized all my scraps in the baskets at the bottom. Sorted by color and so much easier to get to and use.

A tutorial showing how to make triangular pattern weights. All you need are bits of fabric and some rice! A great way to use up fabric scraps. Quick and easy to make. Tea and a Sewing Machine www.awilson.co.uk

A tutorial showing how to make triangular pattern weights. All you need are bits of fabric and some rice! A great way to use up fabric scraps. Quick and easy to make. Tea and a Sewing Machine www.awilson.co.uk

An idea for organizing fabric scraps: throw them in a hanging shoe sorter!

Getting organized

How did I not know these fabric organizers existed?  You can put them on a bookshelf and actually see all of your fabric stash at once, AND they don't get all wrinkled from being shoved in a drawer.  Love it.

How did I not know these fabric organizers existed? You can put them on a bookshelf and actually see all of your fabric stash at once, AND they don't get all wrinkled from being shoved in a drawer. Love it.

Great DIY way to store extra fabric for sewing in your craft room. Make more of that small space.

Great DIY way to store extra fabric for sewing in your craft room. Make more of that small space.

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