Patchwork Pieces To Add To Your Closet

 
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A version of this story first appeared on Forbes.com

There was a time when patchwork was used for economic purposes; a way of making the most out of leftover scraps of fabric and combining them to make something brand new.

Nowadays, designers have taken the technique and turned it into a stylistic choice, artfully piecing together different colors, prints and patterns to create colorful designs.

From traditionally sewn-together pieces to mixed-print fabrics that give off the illusion of being pieced together, here are some patchwork items to consider if you are a fan of this current trend.

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