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    Waste from having a quilt quilted.

    I had one of my quilts quilted and a lot of the bright orangey yellow backing was returned to me. Since it was long pieces over 6" wide and 100 inches long I put it in "My pieces good enough for borders" drawer. I had made a tumbler quilt out of some tumbler my guild had and some more I precut and added to my projects to do. It ended up wider than it was long so I was looking for a good way to lengthen it and get it out of the way. I opened that drawer to look for border fabric and saw that yellow. I think it worked out well. The brown was also in that drawer and I have more of the yellow sewn up for the binding. I have it posted above.
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    What a great way to use that yellow and brown. The yellow makes those tumblers pop too!
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      I've got some leftover backing from a quilt too and kept it because it was wide and so long. I haven't found a use for it yet, but I keep waiting. So glad you had that yellow. It looks great!

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