Free Pattern Features: Selvages! + Winner

I’ve been seeing bags of selvages up for grabs in contents and in online shops and I’ve been wondering what people do with all those selvages. Here’s just a few ideas, but there’s tons out there! This is a great way to use every scrap of fabric you can. I’ve included just a few ideas here but you can find even more inspiration at Selvage Blog.

Fussy Cut shares this fun version of a mug rug/potholder. What a great gift for someone who loves to sew and cook!

Selvage Mug Rug at Fussy Cut

 

From Tallgrass Prairie Studio is this colorful spiderweb quilt tutorial.

Selvages Spiderweb Quilt at Tallgrass Prairie Studio

 

And from Living with Punks is this “Bookworm Skirt”. It’s gotten a lot of blog attention but just in case you haven’t seen it yet, check it out!

Bookworm Skirt from Living with Punks

Bookworm Skirt from Living with Punks

 

And just for fun, this project doesn’t include a tutorial or pattern but I thought it was worth including this incredible selvage dress from Ric-Rac!

Selvage dress from Ric-Rac

Selvage dress from Ric-Rac

 

The winner of the $30 credit to Dewberry Lane is:

#15 Beth T.

She said, “I receive the Dewberry Lane newsletter.” Congratulations Beth, and please check your e-mail! If you didn’t win this time, please stop by the weekly list of giveaways and enter a few more.

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  6 comments for “Free Pattern Features: Selvages! + Winner

  1. July 29, 2011 at 6:48 am

    That selvedge dress is AMAZING!!

  2. July 29, 2011 at 9:31 am

    some pretty good ideas!

  3. Beth T.
    July 29, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    I am so thrilled to have won the Dewberry Lane giveaway! Thank you so much, I’ve been poring over the rainbow array of silk threads, trying to choose…such a fun dilemma. Thank you again.

  4. July 30, 2011 at 1:42 am

    Wow, they’re amazing!

  5. July 30, 2011 at 5:32 pm

    WOW!!! That dress!!! Isn’t that something??? All very pretty!

  6. Pat V.
    August 1, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    AMAZING dress! I’ve been comtemplating the selvages spiderweb block for awhile, maybe I’ll start with the potholder!

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