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Save Those Scraps! A Scrap Quilting Handbook

A PDF eGuide by Angela Mitchell, Sherri McConnell & Ashley Smith

What's included in this PDF eGuide?

Category: Quilting

Skill Level: All Levels

About this eGuide

Save Those Scraps! A Scrap Quilting Handbook is a free PDF eGuide available exclusively on Craftsy, featuring 21 pages packed with tutorials, tips and tricks from expert quilters. Download it instantly for free now (you can even print it easily if you'd like) and enjoy it forever in the comfort of your home or even on the go.

About the Authors

Angela Mitchell is a self-taught crafter who has been playing with fabric and yarn for most of her life. She is a contributing author to the Craftsy blog as well as several sewing books. She also continues to create and write at her blog, Fussy Cut.

Sherri McConnell has a passion for sewing that started as a young child. Quilting for over 20 years, Sherri teaches classes and has had her designs published in Quiltmania, Quilts & More, American Patchwork & Quilting and Stitch Magazine. She is the author of A Quilting Life: Creating a Handmade Home and a regular contributor to the Craftsy blog.

Ashley Smith is the quilting Acquisitions Editor at Craftsy, gathering the best talent in the industry for Craftsy's high-quality quilting classes. With more than 17 years of experience, Ashley has also contributed her talents to Possibilities, Great American Quilt Factory and The Quilt Show.

Description of the Handbook

This scrap quilting handbook is chock full of creative ideas for putting that scrap fabric to good use! From displaying your scraps to turning them into fun and beautiful projects, our quilting experts spill their stash-busting secrets, offering top tips and a scrappy block tutorial.

Table of Contents

1. Tips for Sorting Those Scraps
2. How to Display Your Scraps Creatively
3. Quilting Projects From Your Scrap Bin
4. String Quilt Block Tutorial
5. Don't Forget the Selvages

Basic Skills Recommended

Foundation piecing skills are helpful, but not required

Recommended Materials (for string quilt block)

  • Your scrap stash!
  • Sewing machine
  • Muslin
  • Iron & ironing board