Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Another String Quilt

I had sections of the pieced strings leftover after I finished String Flimsy. I don't want any of those strings laying around here for another 10 or more years so I decided it was time for a crib quilt.

Right now this flimsy measures 42" X 49", a nice sized quilt.
It was a windy day and rather challenging to get a good picture.

This yellow has never photographed right. It's a soft yellow color but it isn't as washed out as it always shows in the pictures. Maybe after it's quilted it will look a little darker.


I still had strings left so I sewed them into the backing.

Do you recognize this yellow? The yellow is left from my Nearly Insane quilt. I always buy plenty of fabric when I make a long term quilt. I didn't know how much I'd need so I bought way more than I needed.


Anyway, the strings all are gone, at least until I sew some more!

Linking to Let's Bee Social,  Needle & Thread Thursday, Let's Make Baby Quilts Peacock Party, Confessions of a Fabric Addict, TGIFF!, Finished Or Not Friday

12 comments:

  1. It looks great. Good ideal use them up so they don't hang around. It's always better to get too much than run out.

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  2. I love this little string quilt gretchen... looks bigger in the photos than your size says too! Nice having leftover fabric from a longterm project to be your neutral on another :D Kathi

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  3. What a wonderful scraps/leftovers quilt! :-)

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  4. So pretty and colorful . . . you do such lovely work :)

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  5. Great way to use scraps! Looks good, I like the setting! Frustrating when the camera doesn't pick up the correct colors!

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  6. Beautifully use of scraps! It's so hard photographing certain colors, but we keep trying! Kudos to you for not letting this one sit for years!

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  7. It's got to feel good to have those strings all used up and into something useful, and I bet you have more room now too!

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  8. Love how you added rows of squares to the top and bottom to make it the right size. The pieced back is perfect for it. Beautiful finish.

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  9. what a beautiful string quilt.

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  10. Perfect inspiration :) and what attention to detail! I admire and congratulate.

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  11. This quilt is lovely and I'm sure some parent will love it for their baby. Thank you for linking up to the Peacock Party.

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  12. A great use of leftover fabric. Thanks for linking up with Thank Goodness It's Finished Friday.

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