Surprisingly, I really don't have much of a scrap selection. I tend to buy fabric for a project and use it all up. The scraps that I have are from a bunch of random projects and sometimes it is hard to get a color scheme that works from them. This little set of fabrics took way longer to choose than it should have, but I think it is looking cute so far. I am starting to get the appeal of scrappy quilts though- the fabrics in here all remind me of other fun, past projects. It's like a trip (ok, a short one) down memory lane!
I was chain piecing these squares and finally, finally, found a way to make these easier on myself. Once again it ended up being Clover Wonder Clips to the rescue!
Whenever I sew squares together in a chain, they always end up flipping around as I sew and by the time I go to cut them apart I have no idea which fabric I wanted on top and which on the bottom. Not a big deal... until it comes to ironing and I want to alternate the direction of my seams. This time I grabbed the Clover Wonder Clips and clipped the two squares together (opposite the side I was sewing). Now I know that the red part of the clip is the top, so even if/when the fabrics flip around, I know which direction they should be. Made thing so much easier!
Linking up to QuiltStory's Fabric Tuesday.