I have a really hard time throwing away scrap fabric and related materials no matter how small...its not that I'm going to have a rush on slivers, and I do mean slivers!, of peltex, fabrics, or even a few inches of thread. I'll look at a 3 inch piece of thread and say to myself, "I can use this if I ever do that confetti look between tulle". Now, this is not something I'm known for, being this frugal. My attitude towards other stuff is "if its broke, fix it right away or throw it out", "haven't worn it in 2 seasons, give it to goodwill". I don't like "stuff" to be in my space and because having "stuff" that doesn't get used or worn makes me irritable I generally have an attitude about thrifty spending...but this?! not being able to or more appropriately forcing myself to purge bags of teeny tiny slivers of fabric pieces and jars of short threads is just painful!?
Yesterday I tried cut and slash technique to see how I liked the look for my own work and afterwards I had this 8 inch block and I was like, I just can't stuff it away...I need to at least turn it into a small piece to hang in my own space. I think I made the mistake of using fabrics I really loved which prolly adds to this need to "turn it into something". It just seems so wasteful not to. I have issues and need a quilt doctor, LOL.