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String Quilts

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Jaceycraft: String blocks - a few tips

Is it really April 1 tomorrow? That seems impossible, but it's true. April means lots of good things. Tomorrow, my grandmother turns 89, and later in the month, we celebrate my brother-in-law's birthday. And a wedding anniversary. And the second annual Stash Bash. It's also my month to plan the Love circle quilt for do.Good Stitches! It's been awhile since I've made string blocks. I don't know about you, but I always seem to have a pile of string scraps lying around. Last week, I divided…

Pole Twist - String Block Style!

Yes, I'm still playing around and tinkering with string blocks - if you haven't seen it - check out my other string block post here: String Blocks and More! One of the quilt layouts I had drawn up was to arrange the string blocks in a pole twist (twisted ribbon) style quilt. This quilt is essentially made with 90 String Block Half Square Triangles. With a 9 HST across x 10 HST down, three borders: the quilt measures about 84" x 91". UPDATE: Don't forget to go to the bottom of this post to…

The scrappy and happy String Quilt - Quilty Love

Scrappy String quilt by Emily of Quilty Love. See how Emily sewed together this fun and easy string quilt using her scrap stash.

Hands2Help - A Great Tutorial From Guest Blogger Anja!

Hi, all! May! The lovely month of May has arrived, with beautiful springtime weather to enjoy and the end of this year's Hands2Help Challenge in sight. Today we have another guest blogger joining us - Anja from Nova Scotia, who blogs at Anja Quilts! Anja is always creating something beautiful, it seems, and she has a wonderful tutorial for us today. So now I will turn the blog over to her! *&*&*&*&*&*&* Thanks to Sarah for hosting another year of Hands2Help and for the opportunity to guest…

How to Sew a String Quilt

In my local quilt last month we learned a little bit about how to sew a string quilt. I was so surprised at how simple it was to sew....and with the foundation piece you can keep control of all the pieces.

Last of the 2021 Strings (and Friends)

Happy Friday once again, quilt-y friends! At long last I have photos of that last quilts from the 2021 block drive. If you remember, the 2021 drive was the one where you all made string blocks that were foundation pieced directly onto the batting. With another block drive wrap up comes another map: At the same time, I wanted to do a round-up of some more string quilts that have been completed. Top by Pam C, quilted by Linda These two tops were sent in by Pam C. some time ago and finally…

Scrap Quilt While You Sew Other Projects - Tutorial

I'm all about saving time and money. When I first heard of chain-piecing, I really latched onto it. I discovered that not only did it p...

String Piecing Scrap Buster Quilts

This is a repost from a year ago. I am making MORE of these rectangular string pieced blocks. And I still can't use up my scraps! I ta...

Scrappy Strings HST Block Tutorial

Scrappy Strings HST Block **This is yet another very old and terribly lit tutorial, but one that has been very popular and helpful to many over the years. I have left it in its original "charming" state!** Like many of you, I often have overflowing bins of scraps. There is something so satisfying about saving and e

Watch popular String Quilts videos

Watch me assemble my Scrappy Strings Quilt! ⁠ Arranging your blocks is such a fun part of the process. Watch how I assemble my Scrappy Strings blocks on my design board here at Fat Quarter Shop. And yes, I always do a little happy dance when I get it looking great! ⁠ Visit the Jolly Jabber Blog for more details and scrappy pattern inspiration! #Quilt #Quilting #Craft #Fabric #FatQuarterShop #ScrappySeptember #ScrappyQuilt #ScrappyQuilts #ScrappyStringQuilt #ScrappyStringsQuilt #LoriHoltQuilt
This sweet design is sure to pull on your heart strings! Join Misty as she creates a beautiful quilt fit for the holiday of love. This baby quilt features strips in various hues of purple and pink arranged to make an edgy heart shape. Though this one includes the traditional colors of Valentine's Day, you can easily customize the color palette to include any shades your heart desires! Follow along as Misty shows you how to piece this beauty together.
Friendly reminder that THIS is the actual speed of hand guided longarm quilting. 💁🏽‍♀️ Y’all know I love a good timelapse, but if you’re a new, nervous, or aspiring longarmer, a social media feed full of hyper speed videos can really feed the negative voice that says you’re not good enough at quilting. Join my masterclass for the tips and tricks I've learned that will (hopefully) inspire you to quilt with confidence!
Win at machine quilting on a home machine. Increase success with my go to tools. IMPROVE your machine quilting skills over time with skill building designs. Loopy Flower is design pattern with a small repeating pattern that will help improve micro hand movements. #machinequilting #freemotionqulting #geraldinewilkins #livingwaterquilter