Today we announce the winners of the Oh, Scrap! eBook.
I sent in Dianne's name and email. She should be hearing from Martingale soon.
Here's a little more about the history of scrap quilt.
I included this ad for purchased scraps in the book.
Quilters have long been able to buy a selection of small pieces,
Variously called Bundles, Remnants and Scraps
The book had room for only one ad but here are several more.
About 1930 from Capper's Weekly
Forties or Fifties?
1872, Lewiston, Maine
Marketing silk remnants for crazy quilts was a large business in the 1880s,
and probably did more than anything to contribute to the fad.