What is an LBs Challenge, you ask? Well, first answer these questions honestly and see if this is for you.
1. You have a lot of leftover binding strips in assorted colors?
2. You have no idea what to do with it?
If you answered yes to these to questions, then it is time to put that extra fabric to work for you. You do realize that the fabric you bought for binding strips for that special quilt cost as much as the other fabric and that the finishing touch of fabric is probably sitting on the shelf or in a drawer or in a bin, waiting to be used. Well, gather up your pretty pieces of leftover binding strips, get it ironed out and ready to be used. The challenge here is to use only your bits and pieces of binding fabric and make something out of it! It’s time to be thrifty especially with the cost of fabric these days, so why not use what we have. Be creative and show us what you can do with your leftover binding!! It doesn’t have to be a full sized quilt. It can be as small or large as your stash of leftover binding allows!
So, pull out that drawer, bin, clean off that shelf, and get started! If you need some ideas, one clever quilter made a log cabin quilt out of her binding! And yet another made pot holders, and mini quilts! The only catch to this is that has to be made out of binding strips, and must be finished.
The challenge starts January 1, 2012 and ends on June 30, 2012. We will vote on the winning LBS Challenge project and it will go on our front page! Have fun and be creative!