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Scrap creature

The unplanned scraps that remain after a sewing project offer interesting creative opportunities. Though I often create textile wall hangings from scraps, the thin strips that remained after creating the Quilted Lace quilt seemed more animate, so I sewed them into googly-eyed creatures. The variety in size, shape, and color of the remnants created a naturalness that can be difficult to replicate in well planned creations. I find this secondary art from remains to be an enjoyable exercise in creativity within the limits of available materials.