I made this piece of crazy patchwork in 2013 and although I have photographed it and have tote bags and cushions made from the ensuing fabric, I have never made anything with the fabric itself.
Another little fabric box seemed just the right project for it.
Still using canvas left over from my needlepoint days, I cut the sides 3″ by 2.5″ and the base a 3″ square
I lined the box with an old T-shirt, the hem at the top.
Here are all the layers, ready to be stitched together.
The base is T-shirt fabric on both sides.
After stitching the layers together with some runnig stitches across the pieces, I blanket stitched the edges
Then sewed the pieces all together to form the box
Using some 2ply crochet cotton left over from a dreamcatcher, and a 2.5mm hook, I did a chain stitch all round the top into the blanket stitches, to make a simple shell stitch edging.
Lots of Scrap Happiness to join in with Kate and her merry band of Scrappers on Scrap Happy Day, which is on the 15th of every month.
If you want to see how some scraps of rusty barbed wire can be used to create art, have a look at my previous post.
Pop across to see what others have been doing with their scraps:
Gun, Titti, Heléne, Eva, Sue, Nanette, Lynn, Lynda,
Birthe, Turid, Susan, Cathy, Debbierose, Tracy, Jill, Claire, Jan,
Moira, Linda, Chris, Nancy, Alys, Kerry, Claire, Jean,
Joanne, Jon, Hayley, Dawn, Gwen, Connie, Bekki, Pauline, Sue L,
Sunny and Kjerstin
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