Magazine Giveaway: Quilt With Scraps!

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If you're a prolific sewer, your scraps collection is probably a monstrous, seemingly unmanageable mass of remnants from projects past. You hang on to them just in case, but realistically the collection will just keep growing, with very few of the scraps ever finding a purpose. That is, unless you learn to Quilt With Scraps! This issue includes great projects from Joan Ford's ScrapTherapy program such as:

  • Magic Carpet Table Runner and Quilt
  • Citrus Kitchen Set: Pot Holders and Table Runner
  • Square Peg, Round Hole
  • Chrusciki Tote

Put your old scraps to good use, and create something new and wonderful.

Three lucky commenters will receive a copy of this magazine! Just make sure you leave your comment by February 27th at midnight, EST.

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Comments (76)

jacqsierae writes: Thanks for the chance to win...looks like a wonderful magazine!
Posted: 3:28 am on March 11th
ceres writes: I am so attracted to scrap quilts and would love to win the book for new ideas and inspiration. Thank you for the opportunity.
Posted: 4:49 pm on March 7th
Melanie_from_OH writes: Scrap quilting is my newest passion. I knew that I was wise to save all of my odds and ends for so many years!
Posted: 9:11 am on February 26th
cynsew writes: I just love anything that is scrappy! These are my favorite kind of quilts, purses etc. It shows that this person put a lot of love into a project. I would love to have a copy of this magazine! Thany you for the chance! Cindy
Posted: 6:27 am on February 26th
bobbinwinder writes: I make MANY scrap quilts and I'm always looking for new ideas. I never, never throw scraps away. When they get too small to use in a quilt, I use the little bits for stuffing in the pin cushions I make!
Posted: 11:30 pm on February 25th
krisTJ writes: I used to throw small pieces and slivers away. Then I found that I am more happy and proud when I use something up, basically from nothing, rather than buying expensive new to cut up. I think the challenge of it makes it so worth it.
Posted: 4:08 pm on February 25th
momadd writes: I enjoy using my scraps and stash to make quilts. And I love being reminded of what was originally made with those fabrics, like dresses for my little girls who are now adults.
Posted: 2:22 pm on February 25th
chelosunny writes: Nothing gives me more satisfaction than channeling my scraps into something beautiful and useful. Thx for the alert.
Posted: 1:36 pm on February 25th
pt6256 writes: I l.o.v.e. sewing with scraps!Right now I am working on a spiderweb quilt using selvages, and "making fabric" using the Victoria Findlay-Wolf tutorial:-)
Posted: 1:10 pm on February 25th
CrashTestDuckie writes: Is it bad that I let out a loud audible Ooohhhhh when I saw this?
Posted: 12:46 pm on February 25th
nlbr writes: I was just looking at this magazine. It would be so great to win it. Thanks for the oportunity.
Posted: 11:20 am on February 25th
yuliatko writes: Yay! Iwant this magazine so badly! I've got so mane scraps and fabric leftovers...
Posted: 10:12 am on February 25th
user-2125586 writes: I love having Scraps of Material. you can find almost any Design to work with when you start picking from your stash. I love different feels of fabric.I collect different types of craft books, Quilting. Sewing Anything that catches my eyes. I would also love to have this Book For my Collection so I can make some more stuff I not seen or forgot about that i might have been Looking for. Thanks for the chance to get it. Have a Blessed Day.
Posted: 8:01 pm on February 24th
smfsprout writes: One of the benefits to having a stash of scraps is the fun of deciding what they should be used for. And what quilter hasn't designed 'something' using those perfect little gems. I think this book would be a great asset and help ramp up the fun.
Posted: 6:46 pm on February 24th
MsRegie writes: Love anything miniature so scraps fit the bill on that! They're also handy for doll clothes and as a base to fill-in large open hole areas on 'real' people's clothes too - place under the hole and zigzag away to make new material! Would love to see more ideas in this magazine!!
Posted: 1:42 pm on February 24th
tomsmama2 writes: Like so many I have more scraps then I would ever thought I would have. Truly lovely LITTLE pieces that I just can't part with. Always looking for something new to do with them.
Thanks so much for the offer!
Posted: 1:15 pm on February 24th
HeatherKojan writes: I'm trying to look at my scraps as an asset and not a burden. I think this magazine just I need! Thanks for the chance!
Posted: 9:27 am on February 24th
Suzywong writes: After a life time of sewing and crafting and never letting go of anything, this book would seriously help me to put a dent in my stash and get my mother quilting as well for therapy.
Posted: 11:45 pm on February 23rd
gypsylady2160 writes: Looks like a great magazine! I hate to throw any piece of fabric away! That habit usually gives me a endless supply of scraps :)
Posted: 9:35 pm on February 23rd
cnuland writes: I have lots of scraps in my collection and need some ideas!
Posted: 8:10 pm on February 23rd
Cheriezel writes: When I work on a project I always keep my scraps, so I'd love this book to put a use for them!
Posted: 3:54 pm on February 23rd
24g writes: I am a scrap saver. This kind of book would be wonderful to I would be able to get more ideas to use up my scraps.own.
Posted: 9:34 pm on February 22nd
user-306405 writes: Great book for a giveaway and I have tons of scraps and lots of left over material from many years of sewing and crafting.
Posted: 8:17 pm on February 22nd
annielizabeth writes: Would love to win this book. I have lotsa scraps from clothes I made my daughter when she was little. I plan to make her some kind of quilt with all of them.
Posted: 6:09 pm on February 22nd
DianeM61 writes: I LOVE scrap quilts, so using my fabric scraps in other ways is always a fun idea! I too have lots of scraps from projects past, but I hang on to them, just in case. This magazine looks like it has lots of great ideas in it. Thanks!
Posted: 3:32 pm on February 22nd
sewmuchfabric writes: I sew a lot with other peoples scraps and can always use more ideas. this would be a great addition to my sewing room.
Posted: 2:59 pm on February 22nd
user-2422937 writes: I need to find some projects to do with all my scraps of material. I need to do some projects for a craft fair for the blind and to do some for my church craft fair. I take care of my 99 year old father & need some projects to do while I spend my time at his house. This is why I would love to win.
Posted: 2:46 pm on February 22nd
supermom1 writes: would love this book - I am always looking for new ways to use some of my ever growing mountain of scraps!!!!!
Posted: 12:06 pm on February 22nd
Sillydilly writes: I would love to win a copy of this mag!! I am always looking for different patterns to use scraps.
Posted: 11:31 am on February 22nd
craftysister writes: I neeed this magazine. Heaven knows i have plenty of scraps. please pick me!!!

Posted: 11:07 am on February 22nd
user-2012709 writes: This would make a great addition to my book shelf.It would also help me clean up my scraps.
Posted: 10:44 am on February 22nd
MissPat writes: I would love to win a copy of this magazine. My friend sews doll clothes, Nana's Creations, and gives me all of the scraps. I have bags and bags of the prettiest materials that I really would like to put to use.
Posted: 10:41 am on February 22nd
pjhelm writes: Would love to receive this magazine to share with my younger sister who sews quilts more than our mother, grandmother and I used to do. Always have loved yor magazines! Taunton Press puts out the best magazines.
Posted: 9:30 am on February 22nd
Brenda_Joyce writes: Love to consider new ideas ... If I can't have spring by the end of this long month, I'll go for a book of new patterns instead.
Posted: 7:57 am on February 22nd
NanaLu writes: I'd be happy to get some fresh ideas for using up scraps, especially for bags and gift items.
Posted: 12:43 am on February 22nd
craftretiree writes: How generous of you to offer this gift to inspire us scrap collectors to make good use of our scraps! It would be wonderful to be able to donate more gifts to the needy so I would really love to have this magazine. Again, many THANKS!
Posted: 10:53 pm on February 21st
ssinnamon writes: I could really use these ideas to reduce my scrap collection a bit. I think the scraps multiply overnight when I am not watching!!
Posted: 10:33 pm on February 21st
jakesmrs writes: I recently gave away 2 huge bags of scraps to a friend but I like to keep a few on hand for paper piecing. Would love this magazine for more ideas.
Posted: 10:29 pm on February 21st
mb230slk2000 writes: i have now purchased wrapping paper storage bins to sort scraps into colors
I'm swamped with scraps so id live this magazine
Posted: 10:25 pm on February 21st
Sunshine64 writes: Scraps, Scraps, and more scraps need to find a project and I think this little magazine has just the ticket for a magic carpet ride. Wow! do I need to sort those scraps and organize them for a project or two. Would love to get my hands on this since my scraps are starting to take over.
Posted: 9:48 pm on February 21st
sewingstamper writes: I would love this magazine for ideas to use up scraps.
Posted: 8:50 pm on February 21st
squirrel_ee writes: New ideas and patterns for the fabric and scraps is needed here. It is amazing how much fabric accumulates and making some quilts is in order. Thanks
Posted: 8:46 pm on February 21st
Mimi310 writes: I could really need ideas for using all of my scraps. This magazine sounds great.
Posted: 8:31 pm on February 21st
Ckiser writes: Scraps and more scraps, boy, do I need this magazine.
Posted: 8:22 pm on February 21st
flowergirl101 writes: Threads never disappoints with their publications. And I have a room full of scraps I could use. Would love to have this.
Posted: 8:17 pm on February 21st
rachelsgram writes: This magazine was made for me. I'm a scrap junkie.
Posted: 7:57 pm on February 21st
jeragan writes: Thanks for being so generous. Our quilt club would love to have this book for their community projects.
Posted: 7:55 pm on February 21st
Carly_Sue writes: I would love to win this magazine with all of the neat ideas.
Posted: 7:51 pm on February 21st
CraftingGal writes: This looks like a great magazine for some up to date ideas to use up my scraps!! Thanks for the chance to win!
Posted: 7:49 pm on February 21st
kitblu writes: The very tiniest scraps I keep to use for stuffing small objects. Bigger scraps I keep in a pillow case. If the scraps are big enough I put the fabric back in my stash.
Posted: 7:46 pm on February 21st
AnneGrindl writes: Just the magazine I have been waiting for!! I need some modern ideas for my scraps, all the books at my library are hopelessly outdated!!
Posted: 7:37 pm on February 21st
user-761635 writes: I would love to win one of the books! I have so many scraps and need to have some inspirational scrap patterns to pair them with. Thank you for the opportunity - I promise I'd find the time to organize my scraps if I had a few project ideas to motivate me. :-)
Posted: 7:32 pm on February 21st
Ramona1 writes: I usually send my scraps to a wheelchair bound friend of mine. She is always in need of them. If I win I think I'll send her the magazine too! Give her some new ideas to keep the creative juices flowing!!
Posted: 7:18 pm on February 21st
crochetchic writes: I'd love to have this book to learn ways to use all my scraps.
Posted: 7:11 pm on February 21st
Valareba writes: Super idea! Another form of recycle! I so hate to waste anything. Love new ideas, and I am sure you will provide them. Thank you!!
Posted: 6:59 pm on February 21st
MGRonan writes: I have so much fabric ...I really could use this book....& love the author & her website
Posted: 6:28 pm on February 21st
Ginjayu writes: My goal this year is to use up scraps - this book would help!

Posted: 6:23 pm on February 21st
Leisajs writes: I have lots of scraps and two grandchildren. I would love to find some awesome paterns to make neat things for them :-)
Posted: 5:57 pm on February 21st
almasos writes: When life is just a lemon, 'Quilt With Scraps'!!!!!
Posted: 5:51 pm on February 21st
SEWNYA writes: I would like to think this book could help me conquer the mountains of scraps that I can't seem to part with - of course I will use them someday - if I live that long.
Posted: 5:50 pm on February 21st
kyrie writes: There's always a great use for those scraps! I save all of mine but have no ideas on how to use them. And then I see this for quilting! I am just a new sewer, but maybe this will get me kick-started into quilts. Looks like a great book.
Posted: 5:49 pm on February 21st
franwats writes: What is a Chrusciki Tote? That intrigues me greatly, so much that I would love to have a copy of this magazine....
Posted: 5:24 pm on February 21st
SewSue2 writes: I have all my scraps cut according to Joan Fords instructions.
It sure makes it easy to get a collection of precut squares. When I am making something and have leftover I just cut them to one of the 3 sizes. I would really put this issue to good use.
Posted: 5:22 pm on February 21st
mamaleo writes: Scraps are overflowing my storage places! I just made two scrappy quilts, but I've barely made a dent in my stash. This giveaway is great!!
Posted: 12:00 pm on February 21st
FriendlyQuilter writes: A friend shared your magazine at our last quilting bee and I picked out several quilts that I must make. Especially since I already have tons of scraps waiting to be used. Now all I need to do is WIN ! ! !
Posted: 11:09 am on February 21st
user-943483 writes: I have a mountain of scraps that are longing to be made into something!
Posted: 10:13 am on February 21st
annina_ch writes: I could need that book for all the scraps I have
Posted: 9:53 am on February 18th
kiwicrafter writes: Awesome book, I'd have to get seriously organised before I could even consider starting any of the projects!!
Posted: 8:25 pm on February 17th
MamaSO writes: Love to check this out and get some ideas.
Posted: 9:05 pm on February 16th
Valsews writes: When cutting out a quilt, I take all the left over scraps and cut them into 21/2 and 31/2 squares. These I throw into ziplock bags. Then when a baby quilt is needed, I have squares already to go.
Posted: 4:41 pm on February 12th
island_girl writes: Scraps, we all have them but it's what we do with them that makes the difference. This just might be the key to start a new project.
Posted: 10:11 pm on February 8th
lconeal writes: Would love to win this - thanks for the giveaway!
Posted: 7:02 pm on February 7th
TawnyBee writes: Oh my gosh, I've been meaning to work more scraps into my projects. I even started a pile of little hexies that I haven't done anything with.
Posted: 8:47 pm on February 6th
dailycrafter writes: And just in time. Those scraps are really piling up. this would be fantastic.
Posted: 2:30 pm on February 6th
Deiprice writes: This would be a great book to have! I am going through all of my crafts and organizing everything. I have so many little bits of fabric, not enough for a big project but not small enough to toss! Isn't that always what happens? Thanks for the giveaway.
Have a nice day!
Posted: 8:02 am on February 6th
Knit1Pearl2 writes: I was organizing my scraps just the other day! I have so many left over from my Jesus quilt I made for my son the other day. He, of course, refused to sleep under it, muttering something about heretics, but if he wants to stay warm in the basement he has no other choice! I also had quite a bit of material left over from my Steve Buscemi tribute pillow case, so that can be used as well! My husband says he hates the pillow, but I've seen him up late at night rhythmically stroking it, eyes glazed over and lips moving, but no sound emanating from them. His joints creak as if a thousand lifetimes have worn the cartilage from between his bones and now they grind together like old gears, never quite fitting together comfortably. His fingers are limp and damp from sweat, a result of some imagined threat that lurks before. His face is contorted in fear, but he has forgotten the words to express it. He knows only what the pillow tells him. He's kooky, but he's mine!
Posted: 3:35 pm on February 5th
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