Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst ... 4 5
Results 101 to 108 of 108

Thread: Basic Instructions for Boxes of Strings

  1. #101
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Location
    Cervantes Western Australia
    Posts
    184
    Blog Entries
    2
    can someone tell me what dryer sheets are. They might be known as something else in Australia

  2. #102
    Power Poster
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    34,441
    Dryer sheets are thin fiber sheets that have scents and static control on them that go in the dryer so your clothes come out smelling nice and without static cling. You can reuse them for sewing scraps onto them like a foundation square. You can also reuse them to sew around simple appliqués, cut a slit in the dryer sheet and tu4n the appliqué right side out.

  3. #103
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Location
    Cervantes Western Australia
    Posts
    184
    Blog Entries
    2
    Thanks Tartan, I have never come across dryer sheets have never heard anyone talk about any thing like them. I do not have a clothes dryer , there is no need for one with our weather summer or winter , but in saying that young family's with children find them handy when we have three or more days of rain. When I go shopping next I will see if I can find anything like them

  4. #104
    Member craft's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2017
    Location
    Allegan, Michigan
    Posts
    74
    Thank you for this lesson on string box quilt. (I never heard of this type of quilt before. I need to give it a try. That's one beautiful quilt you have made.

  5. #105
    Super Member willferg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Northern California, Sonoma Co.
    Posts
    2,756
    I've just started making these blocks. The tutorial is perfect. I've made four blocks already, and I've spent the past hour or so cutting strips from scraps. I plan to make a few blocks at at time, between other projects. Thank you again for posting this tutorial!
    People who start projects and never finish them are cooler
    than people who never start projects at all.


    http://quiltingquick.weebly.com/blog.html

  6. #106
    Super Member AngeliaNR's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    SW Missouri
    Posts
    2,901
    Blog Entries
    132
    You are welcome. I am go gratified by the creations of the quilters on the board--thanks to all of you who have used the tutorial to make such lovely projects.
    Courtesy is not optional.

    http://theeclecticabuela.blogspot.com/

  7. #107
    Super Member SandyinZ4's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Southeast Idaho
    Posts
    3,207
    Blog Entries
    9
    I can hardly wait to get started on mine. I will do it as a leader-ender project.
    She who dies with the most fabric, didn't sew fast enough!

  8. #108
    Super Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Central Wisconsin
    Posts
    3,899
    I would like to make this, but mine will have different blocks. I will take half of the center triangle with added seam allowance, add white strips to one side, then add another half of triangle on the other end. The next block is just like that, but with dark strips. When these blocks are put together, they will have no seams in the striped areas.
    Mavita - Square dancer and One Room School Teacher

Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst ... 4 5

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.