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It didn't cost me anything....it was just scraps!

I had a very enlightening discussion this morning with a lovely "scrap' quilter. She makes lots of scrap quilts and gives them away to anyone who needs or asks. The conversation turned to finances. "How much do you charge for these quilts?" I asked. "Oh nothing. They are just scraps.": She replied! So, we sat down and did a little bit of math to help her understand the value of her work and the materials she is using. We started with a 1 meter length of fabric. I rounded the numbers to 40" x 40" which is a total of 1600" square inches. 40 x 40 = 1600 square inches We then agreed that to purchase fabric (at full retail) is about $20 per meter. I am against calculating on "sale" price. We ne

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