Use Batting Scraps

Amy Leonard, Des Moines, IA
Use Batting Scraps

Here’s a way to piece leftover batting scraps to use in quilts. Overlap two pieces of batting about 2". Use a long ruler to cut through both layers so they have straight edges. Throw away the waste strips. Cut fusible interfacing into 2"-wide strips. Place interfacing atop the freshly cut batting edges and gently fuse in place using a dry iron. With batting side up, stitch together with a wide zigzag stitch.

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batting scraps
You can alway make dog beds for the animal rescue league with the left over batting scraps
Use Batting Scraps
Don't throw the small uneven scraps; save them and use them for stuffing.
Batting scraps
I also cut my leftover batting into 4", 5" or 6" squares, depending on the size of the leftovers, so they are ready to go when I want to make a rag quilt.
Batting scraps
Great idea, I put them side by side & hand sew them together. Works good for me,
batting scraps
I had been simply zigzagging the pieces together, but your tip makes more sense. Thanks

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