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String Quilts

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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…

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…


FREE QAYG ALONG PART 11 We’re obsessed with string quilts! And they are super easy, super fun and beginner friendly, so we thought you might like to make one too. This week we were invited to make some short videos for Spotlight’s Quilting Expo, so we went totally over the top and made a 3 part series on how to make a quilt as you go string quilt from start to finish. This series is perfect for the very beginner or for those that want to try their hand at making a quilt as you go quilt. It’s…

Why Quilters Should Ditch Stash Culture by HollyAnne Knight of String & Story

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve seen two things: quilters talking sheepishly about the size of their stash and quilters green with envy looking at someone else’s stash. I have a lot of thoughts about this, but it boils down to something simple: sheepishness and envy are not confidence, a

A Beginner's Guide to String Piecing

New to string or strip piecing blocks? Check out video tutorials to see different ways to do the string piecing technique as well as some ideas for patterns and information to get you started.

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…

Emily Dennis of quiltylove.com made this scrappy and happy string quilt using leftover fabric strips from various projects. It's such a great way to use up fabric and the quilt turned out amazing! #quilts #scrappyquilt #quilting

Emily Dennis of quiltylove.com made this scrappy and happy string quilt using leftover fabric strips from various projects. It's such a great way to use up fabric and the quilt turned out amazing! #quilts #scrappyquilt #quilting

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.

HST Scrap Trick!

This simple step HST scrap trick will save you time in the sewing/quilting process and make your HST scraps a breeze! Quilt faster and use up those scraps!

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

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