What to do with things that you don't know what to do with !
Use antique and vintage linens - whole or in pieces - in your quilts
Vintage tablecloth used in a quilt
Vintage placemats made into a table topper.
Vintage tablecloth with added Dresdens
Traditional blocks set with a twist - or two
Equilateral Stars set in squares and tilted
Hexagons set in squares
No setting triangles needed.
Log Cabin Stars set in circles
Try circles instead of sashing.
Adapt almost any pattern to string piecing with no foundations
No curved piecing!
Leftovers from cutting the Wedding Ring make the melon shapes for this table runner.
Get creative with simple borders
Scrappy Periwinkle Star
with scrappy Log Cabin border.
Folk Art Medallion 1
Some blocks leftover from another quilt used for the center and half-circles, vintage blocks cut into baskets and lots of scraps for flowers and bunnies.
Vintage Sampler used in a potluck quilt
Midnight In My Garden 2
Pieced entirely from leftover Isosceles triangles!
Use vintage quilt Tops to make "new" quilts
Before - Full size antique quilt top
After - Miniature made from original quilt top pieces.
Strips finish at 1/4" - no foundations needed with my Perfect Strips technique.