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6 Strip and String Quilts

This is my random strip and string bin.  As you can see it is overflowing.  Recently it has been calling to me.  Especially each time I added more strips.  That means it’s time to make a strip and sting quilts.

I don’t know why I’ve not jumped in feet first.  This bins has never disappointed.  Here are a few of the quilts it has produced.

Log cabins

First my log cabin star quilt.  I based this of a scrap i found in my bins and then pulled strips from my random strips and strings bin based on the colors in that scrap.  You can find the tutorial here.

Scrap Happy is simply made up of wonky log cabin blocks from said bin with scrappy black centers.  Very simple but still a favorite.

My kaleidoscope quilt is made from strip sets that are then cut with a 45* kaleidoscope ruler.

This quarter log cabin on point is a great way to use up a bunch of random strips.  You can find the tutorial here.

Tropicalia actually used up all the 1 1/2″ strips in my bin.  That never happens!  More often than not they multiply while I sew.  Or so it seems.  I made this one using a pineapple ruler.

Another great quilt from my random strips bin is this foundation pieced string quilt.  You can find my method for these blocks here.

These are just a few of the great strip and string quilts to come out of my random strips bin.  I know they won’t be the last.  I’ve heard it’s siren song and will be answering it’s call.  When I have some progress I will share it here.

Look for more scrap friendly patterns here.

If you like what you’ve seen and would like to discover more ways to tame your scrap bins.  Join me in Aunt Em’s Sew Along Adventure.  Click to learn more.


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