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    Old 05-03-2018, 08:35 AM
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    these are all nice and so individually distinct. great work for a good cause!
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    Old 05-03-2018, 08:57 AM
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    I've made the first three layouts you posted, but haven't seen the fourth layout before - you inspire me! What I like about string quilts is that I can put the ugliest fabrics together and when the quilt is done they all work together beautifully.
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    Old 05-03-2018, 10:27 AM
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    I have an on-going string quilt project. I make one block using fabric from each quilt I make. I currently have 33 blocks. Eventually I'll have a memory quilt for some of my quilts. Unfortunately I didn't start doing this until I'd been quilting for a long time.
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    Old 05-03-2018, 10:44 AM
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    Your quilts are great. I especially love the last one - very different and beautiful.
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    Old 05-03-2018, 10:56 AM
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    Great job! All are terrific.
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    Old 05-03-2018, 12:28 PM
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    All are very pretty.

    I have made lots of string quilt, am working on a QAYG string quilt now. 6" squares, not doing that again. Either bigger squares or sewing batting scraps together. In the process of making string quilts I have just made more strings. Scraps never really get used up, just different colors.
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    Old 05-03-2018, 02:14 PM
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    Originally Posted by Tartan
    Great string quilts! You might like to join the Boxes of Strings quilt-a-long here on QB. I am up to 60 8-1/2X8-1/2 blocks so far. I am aiming for a full size quilt or until my black triangle fabric runs out.
    Thanks...I might do that as I still have plenty of strings left😀
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    Old 05-03-2018, 02:17 PM
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    You have made so many works of art from all those strings.
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    Old 05-03-2018, 03:29 PM
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    they are all fabulous. so many different designs. can't pick a favorite.
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    Old 05-03-2018, 04:21 PM
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    Nice string blocks quilts.
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