Here is about a fourth of the scraps from the bag.
I cut squares of copy paper 4 1/4 square. This size allowed me to get 4 squares per sheet of paper. Below are the steps with pictures of how to build each square.
Take your next fabric strip and lay it on top of the first one. Then stitch them together using 1/4 inch seam allowance. You will stitch through both fabric strips and the paper.
Once these are sewn fold the second strip back against the paper and finger press. You can take it to the iron but a finger press works just fine.
Now you are ready to add the next strip of fabric. Follow the same steps as above to stitch this strip to the first two.
Continue to add strips until you reach the edge of the paper. Be sure to cover the corner completely with the last fabric strip. Don't worry about the fabric coming over the edge of the paper you will trip it later to square it up.
When you have completed the first side turn your block around and follow the same steps to add strips to the other side. Start from the center just like you did above.
When all of your strips are sewn press your block with the iron. Press from the paper side.
Trim the extra fabric from your blocks to square them up.
This is a completed block, all trimmed.
Remove the paper from the back of the block and press once more.
Now your block in complete are ready to be sewn into your quilt.
Here are some of my completed blocks.
Here is the finished table runner. I set mine with a light colored sashing so the Christmas colors would stand out better. Be alternating the direction of the diagonals it created a running zigzag design. Next I added an outer border and it was ready to be quilted.
I did simple straight line quilting 1/4 inch from each seam inside the striped blocks. Around each sashing I quilted stitch in the ditch.
I hope you seek out ways to use up every last bit of fabric. If not find a friend to pass them on to and see what ideas they create. Only 24 days until Christmas!