Patchwork from Scrap Coursebook

Patchwork from Scrap Coursebook


New sewists often feel stuck wondering how much fabric to buy, how to use what's left over, and how to use unloved or inherited fabrics.   When you overcome these creative boundaries with scrap sewing, you'll be even more proud of what you've made and even more inspired to sew.  Patchwork from Scrap has been called Stitched in Color 101, since it features the organizational skills, cutting/sewing habits and perspectives that support my creativity.

After two weeks of practical, hands-on sewing theory, Patchwork from Scrap flows beautifully into three weeks of scrap sewing, including 9 projects big and small to cleverly utilize your scraps.  Because, as it turns out, Scraps are patchwork.  Or at least, they are at the root of so much of what I love about the patchwork art - making do, being resourceful, creating something out of what would otherwise be discarded; beauty from trash, whole blankets from trimmings.


Caring for Fabric from the ground up.  Prewashing, Cutting, Organizing with an eye to eliminate waste and sewing inertia.  Including practical assignments to help you move forward.

Scraps.  What's worth keeping, what's not and how to keep it all accessible and inviting.  You'll developed personal scrap saving, sorting and storage systems to support you.

Small Projects.  Scrap Theory - Using Unloved Fabrics.  Then three small projects using scraps of various sizes and types.

Quilts.  Scrap Theory - Harmonizing with Color.  Then three quilt patterns using scraps of various sizes and types.  We'll take a week "off" from new lessons after Quilt week to give you a bit of breathing room to work on those quilts!

Crumbs.  Scrap Theory - Raw Edge Applique.  Then three projects based on using tiny "crumb" scraps in efficient ways.

In Patchwork from Scrap, I hope to help you discover healthy habits and fresh perspectives so you can flourish as a patchworker, making practical and beautiful things from bits and pieces.

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