Monday, February 5, 2018

Mail Call Monday - SCRAPS for the Win

Welcome to another edition of Mail Call Monday!!  From time to time bloggers offer drawings for various items.  Sometimes it's a pack of FQs from a generous supporter.  Other times, it's scraps from their very own fabric stash.

Such was the case when Mari @ Academic Quilter recently had a drawing for a small bundle of scraps.  See THIS post.

Guess who won?!?!

I did.  I did!!

::Insert happy dance here.::

Mailing had to wait until after the arrival and departure of a(nother) snow storm.  No worries... I've got PLENTY to keep me busy!!

Late last week, my prize package arrived:



It came complete with a note:


Just look at the decoration on the card:


Mari thanked ME for taking these scraps off her hands:


Seriously?!?!  No!!  Thank YOU, Mari, for the scrap infusion:


One of the little baggies included 1.5" squares:


Another included a batch of 2" squares:

I can't spot it in the photos above, but Mari also enclosed a bit of the backing fabric from her Christmas in February quilt that was just recently completed.  Scroll down to the bottom of her post to get a look at the adorable String of Lights (my name for it) fabric.  
What FUN!!  I always enjoy adding to my Holiday collection.

Thank you, again, Mari!!  As you may know... I absolutely LOVE scraps.  Other people's scraps are even better!  Pardon me, I'm off to sort some more scraps.  BONUS:  There may be bits that I can use for my blocks for the 2018 Rainbow Scrap Challenge.

Until next time...
Celebrate the Luck of the Draw!!!

7 comments:

  1. Congrats on your new scraps. I'm with you on other people scraps are even better than our own because they are new! Looks like you got quite a variety in your box.

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  2. Better you than me. Maybe I should send you some of mine, too!

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  3. Congratulations! It's always nice to have new scraps in the scrap basket. And precut too! Love it.

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  4. Congrats! That looks like a very good prize with all the beautiful blue fabric. Mmmm, blue fabric!! In the last picture I spotted a little red M&M character. Enjoy! I N V U. ;^)

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  5. Enjoy! Scraps are fun...but scraps cut to squares and ready to go? Fabulous! :-)

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  6. Lucky you!! What a fun bunch of scraps :)

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  7. So glad you are enjoying those scraps! Always best when they go to a good home.

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