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Thread: string quilt

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    i finished a string quilt with left overs. then tossed two big bags of scraps out! yeah!!!

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    Very pretty.

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    Nice looking 'left overs'. Good job.

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    Great idea!

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    Aren't string quilts fun!

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    really colourful and pretty.

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    Great cheerful quilt! I love string quilts, they are so much fun to make.

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    Love scrappy.........very pretty.

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    I love it.

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    Your string quilt is so pretty and colorful!! There are many here who would love to have your scraps. :D

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    Don't throw out those scraps. There are those here who would pay the postage for those!!

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    uh oh! too late. sorry

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    I love it!!! :thumbup:

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    Love your quilt :D:D:D

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    Very cute!

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    Awe, I love it, haven't tried one of those yet, but it's comin!

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    That is so pretty. Great job and thanks for sharing.

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    I'd like to try this with my scraps. Do you start sewing from the middle or one end? I assume you then square up the squares before sewing them into a block. I just love scrappy.

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    Great quilt!! Very colourful!! Well done!"( "

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    Just love your scrappy quilt, amazing what can be done with scraps, I say keep them all, you never know when they will become useful !!

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    Very Nice.

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    i cut some ugly thin white fabric into 10 inch sqs and then laid a strip right side up diagonally down the square. laid a strip face down onto that one and sewed to that one, flipped and pressed. then sewed another to that one and filled one side to the corner. then turned the block and stitched more strips to the other side until filled.
    then pressed each block and laid ruler on the back side and trimmed to 9 1/2 inches. just watch your corners. make sure you have fabric in the seam allowances.
    fast and easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nativetexan
    i cut some ugly thin white fabric into 10 inch sqs and then laid a strip right side up diagonally down the square. laid a strip face down onto that one and sewed to that one, flipped and pressed. then sewed another to that one and filled one side to the corner. then turned the block and stitched more strips to the other side until filled.
    then pressed each block and laid ruler on the back side and trimmed to 9 1/2 inches. just watch your corners. make sure you have fabric in the seam allowances.
    fast and easy.
    How silly of me not to think of that. It sounds so simple. I'll be trying it soon. Thanks!

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    I just finished a string scrappy and was looking on how to finish it. Did you sew your strips to a muslin foundation?
    If so did you use a batting? Mine is 9 1/2 in squares and is 72 x 72. It is very heavy.

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