Get your scrap on with these beautiful projects you can make in a snap!
Machine embroidered applique is perhaps one of the most obvious and useful ways to put your scrap fabrics to work.
Mug rugs are all the rage. This Quilting Snack Mat from Oma’s Place uses bits and pieces of scraps in the quilt stripes, sewing table, and even the side borders. Larger scraps will work for the two backing pieces. See just how easy it is to make these in-the-hoop lovelies here.
Inspiration Mutz created a pretty Patchwork Rose Doily that you can stitch right in the hoop, including the freestanding lace edging. Mylar can also be used on the rose to bring out it’s natural shimmer.
Read this blog for tips on saving fabric scraps. This one, features an ingenious way to use fabric scraps on the back of a tree skirt. Pieces were backed as they were added to each other in the hoop. The idea was shared by one of our Secrets of Embroidery Facebook Group followers.