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April 15, 2019
sand castles from Making A Lather

I had the string piecing bug last week, and when it hits, it's best to go with it. I think I was primarily anxious to clean up the mess. I worked on sand castles. I am half way through the blocks I need, with most of them trimmed and depapered.


While I was cleaning I would pick up any stray small pieces, and add them to a strip of adding machine tape. I had found a bag of adding machine tape at goodwill recently, and thought I would try using them for string piecing. It was fun. It's ...

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March 14, 2018
Modern String Block Quilted Pillow from The Cloth Parcel

Recently, we’ve had a bit of a break between deadlines, so there’s been more time than usual for other little projects.  We’ve taken this time as an opportunity to sew up a couple of gifts for friends.  Today’s pillow was made for Audrey’s friend Erin, as a birthday present.Although it’s been given to someone else, […]

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February 28, 2018
Scrappy String Block Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello there quilty friends!
I just know that ya'll have
 leftover fabric strips. 
Am I right?!



 They are just waiting to become
 super cute Scrappy String Blocks...
so I'm going to show you how I make them!


I love creating wonderfully 
scrappy blocks and quilts from my stash.
As a girl...
I learned from my grandma 
and her sisters(my great aunts) 
lots of good ways to use up
 bits of leftover fabrics... 
and making string quilts 
were one of those ways!


I've done several scrappy blog posts and tutorials over the years.

All about how I ...

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