Ah, yes, I have a strange relationship with my triangle scraps. They are demanding little suckers with their pointy, hard-to-classify ways. Such an untamable lot they are, my nemesis. And yet, they also embody so much character and possibility. More than any other scrap, those darn triangles have forced out my creativity...
I think it started with triangle mosaics, which became notebook covers and pouches and more.
Then one day the triangles insisted upon becoming hourglass blocks of random sizes, which eventually sorted themselves out as a mighty fine cushion cover. I think that's the moment when I decided the triangles were too capable to ever be thrown away.
Even the smallest triangle scraps hold potential as star points for wonky star blocks.
I used to throw all triangle scraps in one canyon in my bottommost scrap drawer. Whatever large, more versatile triangle scraps I owned were sunk in a sea of tiny binding-making triangle crumbs. I faced up to that flawed system and started organizing triangles by size and shape when I made my Tilt-a-Whirl triangle scrap quilt.
With order restored it was all too easy to create this quilt from small, low volume triangle scraps. I just sewed the little beasts at the corners of squares to make my Clashy Bright baby quilt.
More recently I drew on the triangle legions for a pineapple party and my current pickle quilt. Triangles, they're good. They're tricky, but they're good.
Ok, have I convinced you? Do you want some? In the spirit of this book (which has been known to make me chuckle) I've decided to pare down my triangle scraps. Their sheer number is overwhelming. And yet, I can't bare to callously toss them. They have so much potential! Would another brave soul like to give them a good home? The triangles in the above picture + some large linen triangles are a 10 oz lot of triangle fun.
p.s. I've also packaged up about 2 lbs of rectangle and square medium-large scraps that I no longer desire. These fabrics no longer spark joy, as the author would say. See photo of actual scraps.
Update! Looks like all scraps have found new homes.