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Things to make with sewing cabbage

 
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Cabbage in the sewing world, are the leftover bits of cloth from making projects.  

I seem to be collecting a lot of cabbage these days so I thought it would be fun to start a thread all about things we can make with sewing cabbage.



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The most common thing I've used scraps for was making rag rugs.

It's important to notice in the video, that all the scraps had similar colour values. It can be a challenge to get lots of scraps that all have something in their tone that makes them complement each other.
 
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Jay Angler wrote:It's important to notice in the video, that all the scraps had similar colour values. It can be a challenge to get lots of scraps that all have something in their tone that makes them complement each other.



YES!!!

I noticed that.  They were different colours but they all matched beautifully.  I wish I had the eye to be able to choose that.  
 
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Made my hussif out of 'cabbage' too.
It's even 'fabric harvested from old clothes' (I got a BB for that). A skirt and blouse of thin cotton with prints and a part of a dress (the other part will become a skirt) of linen.

See it in the 'hussif thread':
https://permies.com/t/145109/sewing/fiber-arts/Building-hussif-housewife#1161873
 
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We used to use those little scraps for potholders and placemats. Also great for refreshing worn out potholders.
 
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Seems like they might be good for making doll clothes.

Or maybe some of those cloth books for babies. Those baby books have lots of different textures and colors for baby to explore. Or what they call a tag blanket that's got tags of fabric around the edge for baby to chew on.

 
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I look at those and think 'fancy extra stylish pocketses on All The Things!'
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