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Sognando il Serengeti String Quilt
String Quilts Photo Gallery
String quilts are assembled by sewing fabric strips to a foundation in a freestyle way. Quilters can configure the strings in any way they wish. Flip through the pictures of string quilts in this photo gallery to get ideas for your own quilting project.
The Quilt on This Page
From Ziaross: Serengeti National Park is in Tanzania, Central Africa. It's a fascinating park. I visited the park twice and I dream of returning.Continue to 2 of 14 below.
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String Pieced Wedding Quilt
Silvia says: I made this queen size quilt for a wedding.Continue to 3 of 14 below.
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Pictures of String Quilts
Vang says: I had a big bag of scrap fabrics to make a quilt for my bed in my summer home in Virginia. I used paper as my foundation and began to stitch pieces together. My Quilt Guild members told me not to choose a fabric, to just pull it out and stitch unless it's the same color as the previous strip.
It was hard for me to do that because I like to control what I sew, but I did as I was told and the result was wonderful, everybody like it. It's also my memory quilt, as every time I look... at it, I remember the fabrics were from quilts I made for someone.Continue to 4 of 14 below.
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Claudette's Scrappy String Quilt
Claudette says: I am using my strings and scraps to make this quilt.Continue to 5 of 14 below.
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Viki's Autumn String Quilt
Viki says: I used silk fabrics to make this table cover for my mum.Continue to 6 of 14 below.
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Black and White String Quilt
From Maxine: When my daughter requested a black and white quilt, I was a little disappointed with her choice of colours, so I cheated a bit by adding a little grey. Here it is at last, and not bad at all, for a first effort.Continue to 7 of 14 below.
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Sashing As You Go String Quilt
From Betty I made this string quilt to help use up a lot of scraps, and also a fairly large piece of blue and white cotton I had left over from making a shirt. I started with the blue/white in the middle of every foundation, thus giving it the appearance of having sashing between the blocks.Continue to 8 of 14 below.
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Rain on my Windowpane String Quilt
From Mona: This is a string quilt made using the quilt-as-you-go method. Eight-inch squares with the strips all running the same direction. The quilt measures 80" x 80". Done only in shades of blue (with a little white and gray mixed in), I was trying to emulate the look of rain washing down a window.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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Strip Mining String Quilt
From LilyBee: This quilt was a project in March 2009, in the Quilt University "Strip Mine" class, by instructor Patti Anderson. It is 35" square and fits beautifully on my small dining table in a breakfast nook with a bay window.Continue to 10 of 14 below.
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Wedding Diamond String Quilt
From Mona: This is a string quilt made using the quilt-as-you-go method. Six-inch squares form the strips into diamonds. The quilt is 90" x 90" and although I loved it, I ended up giving it as a wedding gift to a friend of mine, hence the name Wedding Diamond.Continue to 11 of 14 below.
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Peach String Quilt
From Judith: This is the first quilt I made using a pattern called Easy Pieces. It was so much fun and you can change the pattern in many different ways.Continue to 12 of 14 below.
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Stringy Roads String Quilt
From Momof11: This is a charity quilt. Someone gave me a bag of various size strips in pink, rust, and teal colorations. I sewed the strings together and then cut squares to use in place of plain squares in blocks. I chose the red and mint green fabrics simply because that was what I had enough of on hand for the half square triangle units. It's a bit unusual color combination, but it worked. Size: 42" X 54"Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Quilt as You Go String Quilt
From Momof11: This was made with Quilt As You Go Method.Continue to 14 of 14 below.
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Coloured Illusion String Quilt
From c.Picot: After 11 years of quilting, I decided to get rid of all my fabric strips and made a string quilt. I did not want to buy any more fabric until I had used up my leftovers. My stash is still immense so I better get lots more strip sewing done. I finished this quilt with free-motion circular quilting. It is 40" square.