Sunday, October 21, 2012

#2 quilt

Finished the top of the second string quilt, minus borders...
Then I was looking for other ways to use up these strips and I came across an octagon so this is what I made so far:
I am done for today... tomorrow will bring more ideas on ways to use strips in a quilt. Stay tuned!

Saturday, October 20, 2012

String Quilt #2

This the beginning of the latest string quilt, this time with rectangles of muslin as the foundation. Gotta use this fabric!!!
And here is the Log Cabin sewn together with minor block positions changed ... the more you mess with something, the more you can mess it up!

Scraps and Things

I have bins and bins full of strips and squares so in an effort to use some of them I have made a string quilt and made a bunch of curved Log Cabin blocks.

Here is the String Quilt... I used a pinkish fabric for my foundation and then just used whatever strip I pulled from the pile to make the squares. This will be the Community Service Quilt for my guild next year.

Then I played with the curved Log Cabin blocks I made and came up with 5 variations:

My favorite setting is the second one down... which is your favorite?