i normally do not choose a word of the year,
but seems the word came to me by itself.
should be something like Reorganisation, Recycling etc
above you see some of my fabric scraps (here already organized in ziplock bags).
i think i will better use them this way (as you see on top of the post: ~ a4 sized Piece... i built it up from the edges to the center).
before sorting the scraps they were all in one bag, and i just grubbed into that. not very effective, causing more and more fraying and actually the bag was quite neglected...)
where does she have all that stuff from, you may ask...
haha, when we have our sewing retreats,
i´m the one who watches the waste basket and always cries "you can´t throw out that!"
... meanwhile some of my sewing pals come to ask in advance...: "can i...?")
fun treasure hunt!
(and this way i also get Colors i normally would not buy myself.)
sometimes there are beautiful words on the selvedges...
first i thought "thimbleberries" was a fairy tale word or such...
but then i looked it up and they really exist.
... but only in northern america and they are too delicate to be shipped.
and of course, the selvedge that was apt to TSFT:
ha! the Color symbols (2 only) were not circles (as usual),
but Little tea Cups :)
and a second Piece was built the same way: