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My Easter Egg table runner featured at Connecting Threads

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This is my second pattern to be kitted by Connecting Threads. It's my  Easter Egg Table Topper.  The Easter fabric Eggstraordinary by Connecting Threads was perfect for this project. Buy the kit at  C onnecting Threads .  Buy the pattern HERE .

Tips for Sorting Your Fabric Scraps: Part 1

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Well, another new year has begun. All the Christmas decorations are put away, the turkey leftovers are eaten, and life has fallen back into a regular routine. This is the time of year that I like to tidy my studio and get it ready for the days ahead. It's also the perfect time to purge some of my scrap fabrics and get them ready for scrap quilts. When I first started sorting scraps, I wasn't quite sure what to do with them. I now follow a few simple rules I learned along the way. TIPS FOR SORTING FABRIC SCRAPS  1. Have a scrap fabric basket under your sewing table at all times. 2. I consider anything smaller than a Fat Eighth (9" x 21") a scrap. 3. Cut scraps in various sized squares. I cut an assortment of squares for nine-patch blocks in the following sizes: 5", 2¾",  2", and 1½".  4. You'll be amazed at how fast your square supply grows. Keep your squares in a storage container. 5. Keep leftover fabric strips to use fo