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For each project I make, I save scraps, snippets, and selvage edges in a canning jar. I cut a circle of fabric and place it under the canning jar ring to set the theme for what is inside. I write the project name on the jar label in case I want to make the project again. Inside the jar I place a note listing the cutting measurements, the date the project was completed, and for whom it was made. I store the jar on a shelf and pull out fabric scraps for ongoing projects as needed.

—Pam Atyeo

Clear Lake, South Dakota

 

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