Monday, January 25, 2010

Yo-Yo Fun....

While sorting through my every growing scrap pile this morning I decided to give my new super cute heart shaped yo-yo maker a go... I whipped up a couple of yo-yo's in no time thanks to my handy little gadget and then turned them into hair pins for the girls......
A cute red checked one for Little Millie
And a bright yellow one for Miss Connie....
These little heart shaped yo-yo's are so addictive, I can see quite a bit of my scrap pile being eaten up by them in the very near future...
Do you have a scrap pile??? If so how do you keep it organised??? Mine is an absolute MESS and needs a real overhaul so any advice that you have would be great....


Take Care..... Jodie....... :)

13 comments:

  1. i've given my scrap box to louis who loves to use the fabric to create things - he made himself a bag for his cards, and he made an apron. all of these are rather haphazard looking, but he loves it.
    i love what you are doing with the scraps though - very clever!
    l
    x

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  2. I have all my scraps in their colours in their own plastic box (which float during floods)...I have a plastic bag near my cutting table and put all scraps there... then every couple of months I sort them into their boxes... I use them in applique mainly but have just made a string quilt with them as well and still have loads left...

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  3. Those photos are beautiful!!!
    I have no clue what's in my scrap bin until I need something for a small project and then I go rumaging for treasure. It's always fun.

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  4. too cute!!!!

    I have a flower type yo yo maker........mmmmmmmmmmmm must go dig it out.

    my scrap boxes are sorted into colours only.

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  5. I don't have a stash but those sure are cute clips!

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  6. My scrap box is one of those huge plastic tubs that I have to wrestle the lid on every time I dip into it! So I probably don't have too many tips on keeping it organised!

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  7. ohhh girls you rock ab's world with your cuteness made even cuter by your mama's makings! Well done jode!
    Also how cute is mil-mil trying to get a peek at pussy cat!

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  8. I just had a tidy up of the sewing room and remembered that I got teased by a couple of sewing friends for my 'little scraps' they just chuck them - so glad to see that you are a scrap hoarder too!

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  9. I don't have the heart shape, just love the others, those hair clips are cute! And don
    t talk to me about scraps, or tidiness...my sewing rooms a mess! Tracey

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  11. Those are super cute and I agree -- yoyos are addictive! Like some others, I have all my scraps organized by color in see-through plastic boxes.

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  12. I agree - addictive indeed.

    Have no idea with the scraps - I have just started putting all of mine into a plastic bag and Amelia will take them off to Kindergarten. I unfortnatley dont have the room for them here!

    Love the heart yoyo maker -I have the ordinary one and a flower one (I dont think much of the flower one though)

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