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String me Along

Since I had already made more than a dozen of Jacquie’s fun hearts I worked on some more string blocks at quilt guild. I added those to the ones I had made here, made a few more at home and this is the result.

I just need to baste, quilt and bind it now. It measures 60″x 70″, the perfect size for snuggling under while reading a good book or watching tv.

I had so much fun making these blocks as I put a dent in my 2 1/2″ and 2″ strip drawers. Remembering all the quilts I had made from these leftover scraps of fabric. Thank you Stephanie for your joyous no strings challenge. Posted by Picasa


  • loulee says:

    Thats really bright and colourful. I've enjoyed the trip down memory lane as I used my own scraps.

  • Needled Mom says:

    Love all of the strip quilts! It is so nice to make a dent in those scraps too.

    That dragon quilt is amazing! I think the marshmallow eating dragon has the right idea. It's a great way to roast a mallow.

  • jovaliquilts says:

    I really love string quilts! It's so much fun to check out the variety of fabrics and see the designs that form as you look at the whole thing. As you say, when you get to use your own scraps up and relive the making of other quilts, it's just that much better.

  • QuiltedSimple says:

    i like this! it will be great and i can't wait to see it done

  • quiltingnana says:

    what a good way to use leftovers….yours is so colorful

  • Browndirtcottage says:

    Hi Em…..as I scrolled through all the post of yours I got behind on I couldn't help but get inspired! Your quilts are w-a-y too cute!! Thanks for sharing!!

  • Lurline says:

    I was thinking as I looked – just gorgeous and I thought it may put a little dent in your stash!
    Hugs – Lurlineā™„

  • Peg - Happy In Quilting says:

    Just love these string quilts and yours looks great Em.

  • Shay says:

    Hi Em,

    I'm loving your string quilt. It's beautiful! I made two last year and I think they have loads of personality.

  • Teresa says:

    I can't get enough of these string quilts… your's looks amazing. How addictive are they? This has to be one of the funnest (real word) quilts I have ever made xx

  • hetty says:

    Love your string quilt! But did it really put a dent in your scrap drawers? I am making one too, but I seem to have more scraps now than before I started!

  • StitchinByTheLake says:

    I made a couple of string quilts several years ago that I gave away to friends. I'm so glad you wrote this because I'm reminded of how much fun they were to make and of how many scraps I have just waiting to be used up! blessings, marlene

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