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Scrap Buster Sewing Machine Cover // New Pattern!

Do you have a massive amount of scraps lying around? Well bust-em out for this super fun to piece sewing machine cover. Meet Scrap Buster my new PDF pattern. This PDF pattern includes instructions on how to customize the cover to fit any size sewing machine, instructions on how to foundation piece the improvisational strip blocks, full assembly instructions, and quilting suggestions for your own Scrap Buster sewing machine cover/mat. Also includes an extra quilt idea and a video demonstrating the piecing of the Scrap Buster block. Scrap Buster Sewing Machine Cover Scrap Buster Sewing Machine Cover Scrap Buster Sewing Machine  Pattern can be purchased for $8.50 in our shop here.

Class Extra!

skill-builder-2014-quilt-instagram Scrap Buster and two coming soon patterns are free class extras for anyone participating in the Skill Builder BOM 2014. You can join the Skill Builder BOM which is on sale until May 16th for only $20! Hope you enjoy this super fun project and be sure to share your finished versions!


Alyssa Lichner

Alyssa Lichner

Creator of Pile O' Fabric

Alyssa Lichner is a graphic designer turned avid sewist. She writes modern quilting tutorials and shares techniques and inspiration on her blog, Pile O’ Fabric. Alyssa has a passion for exploring different techniques and applying them to modern designs. She is thankful to have the opportunity to share these techniques, through her tutorials, patterns, and classes with quilters around the world. She always encourages her readers and students to challenge themselves to try new things and to approach quilting with a fearless attitude.