Sewing Scraps on an Adding Machine Tape

While these scrappy strips work especially well for quilt blocks, you can use them anywhere you need long strips of fabric.

What Can You Do with Scrappy Strips?

– Quilt blocks – Sashing strips – Clothing patches – Mug rugs – Joining strips – Junk journals

Materials Used:

– Adding machine tape – Old store receipts – Fabric remnants – Cutting mat – Rotary cutter – Ruler

Step 1: 

Set Up Your Paper Strips and Sewing Machine. We’ll use adding paper or some other thin type of paper.

Plan Your Strip and Pick Out Fabric Remnants. Decide what you’d like to do, and find scraps of fabric that fit.

Step 2: 

Sew Your First Pieces. Make sure that the fabric pieces go over each edge of the tape, and then sew the pieces together onto the paper.

Step 3:

Continue sewing remnants onto your scrappy strips. After every few pieces, use your rotary tool to trim excess fabric.

Step 4:

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