Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
String Quilt >

String Quilt

String Quilt

Old 08-30-2020, 04:26 PM
  #11  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: NE Wisconsin
Posts: 1,350
Default

It's so pretty! Looks almost like a tapestry. I'm so glad you shared this. Thanks.
Pinkiris is offline  
Old 08-30-2020, 04:49 PM
  #12  
Super Member
 
Quiltah Mama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Maine
Posts: 1,065
Default

Lovely string quilt. Love your layout. Reflecting on past quilts is fun while using up remaining scraps.😎
Quiltah Mama is offline  
Old 08-30-2020, 05:30 PM
  #13  
Power Poster
 
Jingle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Outside St. Louis
Posts: 38,126
Default

Your quilt is beautiful. I have a large double string quilt with pillow shams. Made from lots of scraps it is gorgeous and happy looking too.

I have grown to love scrappy quilts. I have made lots of them and plan many more. I do like matchy matchy but the scrappies are great to use up.
Jingle is offline  
Old 08-31-2020, 12:54 AM
  #14  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,497
Default

Very nice. I've been saving my strings and hope to make one when I have enough.
Claire123 is offline  
Old 08-31-2020, 02:52 AM
  #15  
Super Member
 
WMUTeach's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Portage, Michigan
Posts: 6,184
Default

I can see why you love the quilt. Can't put my finger on what makes it "lovely" but it is. Perhaps the memories and perhaps the color balance. Don't leave it around, someone will take it and snuggle up in it! :~)
WMUTeach is offline  
Old 08-31-2020, 02:59 AM
  #16  
Super Member
 
jmoore's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Boothbay Maine
Posts: 9,509
Default

Wonderful string quilt...love the border. Great finish.
jmoore is offline  
Old 08-31-2020, 03:53 AM
  #17  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Yorkville, IL
Posts: 7,639
Default

I can see why it makes you smile..it is so pretty.
luvstoquilt is offline  
Old 08-31-2020, 03:54 AM
  #18  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Delaware
Posts: 644
Default

I've always loved string quilts. They are like a walk down memory lane when made from scraps. Your quilt is lovely. Enjoy your trip down memory lane.
Lena1952 is offline  
Old 08-31-2020, 04:47 AM
  #19  
Super Member
 
cat-on-a-mac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: SW Florida
Posts: 1,161
Default

Great quilt. The grey inner border is a great counterpoint to all the strings.
cat-on-a-mac is offline  
Old 08-31-2020, 05:34 AM
  #20  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: kansas
Posts: 6,404
Default

Really nice string quilt! When I'm in a quilting "funk" I pull out strings and start playing--somehow it rejuvenates my sewing--hadn't thought about it being the memories!
quiltingshorttimer is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter