2010 DELAWARE QUILTS
SUPER STASH BOWL
Post Game Activities
                       
We all know our quilts aren't finished until we put the borders and bindings on, so here are a few scrappy ideas for those. And no, they are not all DHSs, I thought by now you've probably had enough of them.

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        Many Trips quilt shows a super simple scrappy border, just plain left over squares. In this case they were left over from making the quilt. But I could have very well used those same scrappy leftovers in another scrappy quilt.
My scrappy Crooked Squares uses larger scrappy squares for the border.        

        These Christmas Strings also have a scrappy border, very suiting for a strings quilt.

Perfect for a Speedy Strips Quilt is a scrappy border.        
        If you look very carefully at the inner border you can see I used leftover yellow strips to make that inner border. I thought that worked great with a Scrappy Irish Chain.
This Scrappy Circular Log Cabin (a.k.a. No Blue Balls) has a scrappy pioneer braid border.        
        My B&W Crooked Stars has a scrappy border on it, left over rectangles from making those scrappy crooked star points.
Wondering how you can use DHSs as borders? Take a look at this quilt.

See all of those tiny little DHSs in the borders. Not one, but two rows of them, all the way around that queen size quilt, with a little bonus border on one edge, with two more rows of DHSs

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        Here is a Scrappy quilt called Scrappy Gridlock which I made up just to use up left over DHSs, that not only has a scrappy piano key border, but if you look closely, you will see a scrappy binding.

When I make a scrappy binding I usually just use leftover strips cut into whatever width I am using for that project by how ever long those scrappy strips happen to be. If they are too long, say longer than 12 inches, I cut them into smaller strips.

On important tip when making a scrappy binding, be prepared to insert a longer piece when you get to a corner, so that there are no seams in the corners. It makes them look much nicer.




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Wrap up
Well that's the end of the Super Stash Bowl. Hopefully I have given you enough choices to use up a whole bunch of your scraps.

Thanks for participating, and thank you for being such a great Delaware Quilts supporter.

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