I just re-visited quiltville.com today and reaquainted myself with "crumb quilts." Sigh. There's just no hope for me ever throwing out any fabric again.
Here's the link:
I'm going to have to go out and buy myself some bins to sort my scraps in. Right now I've got them in one medium-sized box, but that's just not going to last long.
And don't get me started about water soluble stabilizer, throwing a bunch of scraps on, then sewing up a storm. I mean that could have me cutting up fabric just to MAKE scraps! Check out Lorraine Torrance's "Needle in a Haystack" vest, and you'll see what I mean:
P.S. Confessions of a scrapaholic: I've been known to actually BUY scraps at garage sales.