Friday Finish - One Scrappy Placemat





I've been so wrapped up working on my Glitter blocks, I don't have much to report this week, but I did finally finish a placemat for Olivia that I made using the tiny slivers of fabric leftover from her flowering snowball quilt.  I've had this project hanging around taking up space for a few months, so when I cleaned my sewing room last week I decided to just finish the damn thing instead of putting it in the WIP drawer.  
I had weird curved little shapes left, about an inch at the widest point, so I decided to make some really skinny half rectangle squares.  I pay a lot for shipping and duty on all my fabric so I really try to use even the smallest of scraps.  Oh to live in the states again and have free shipping!... sigh.  (After making this I did throw the rest in the garbage - I'm thrifty not insane!)
Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend!
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2 comments

  1. This is such a festive placemat! It looks like Olivia is very pleased. Great use of those little curved pieces, and the bias striped border is just right for it, too.

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  2. Beautiful work and a super use of scraps! Great job!

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