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by snowbird42 24 Oct 2020

toogie this is the strip qjuilt

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by hightechgrammy 26d ago

It looks like fun to make - and you can really use of lots of leftover fabrics! Love it and the black really sets it off nicely too!

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by babash 25 Oct 2020

How big are the squares?

This looks so cheerful.

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snowbird42 by snowbird42 29d ago

approx 12 inches sq i start with 13 or 14 inch lawn sew on all strips and trim them back when all are done

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by toogie 25 Oct 2020

Thank you for showing us. It looks great! I have seen them done different ways and I like how you separated them with your sashing. To be honest, there have been a few strip quilts that get me dizzy😵 It is like I have nothing to focus on. Some are ok but blocking them off with the sashing helps me anyway. Do you sew your strips to any kind of stabilizer such as paper, Muslim, etc?
I have been trying to make precuts and am using most of my stash for that. However I do get some pieces that are narrower than 2 1/2 inch so I evened them up and they will be sewn together for something. Who knows may even be a strip quilt-lol-
Another question about thread. I have a time figuring out which thread color to use. I just finished a top and it has multicolored squares and black sashing in between. What color and don’t tell me monofilament we don’t get along😩

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snowbird42 by snowbird42 25 Oct 2020

toogie i sew my strips onto lawn at spotlight for $2 mtr threads another story its ok no monofilament with so many colors i find grey blends in best the stippling color varies

toogie by toogie 25 Oct 2020

I have gray quilting thread 🧵 so will probably quilt with that, thanks.

pennifold by pennifold 26d ago

Gosh I hope Soozie is not sewing her strips to "Muslims" Toogie - he he he! Love Chris

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by 02kar Moderator 25 Oct 2020

This quilt is certainly a centerpiece in the bedroom. So bright and cheerful. It's amazing how valuable those bits and pieces of fabric can be and what beautiful quilts can be made for them.

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by asterixsew Moderator 25 Oct 2020

Another lovely quilt that you have created from bits and pieces. I realise I need to save more of the bits and pieces and make something

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jenne by jenne 25 Oct 2020

nice love to strip sew easy to do.

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by pennifold 25 Oct 2020

Well done Soozie, it looks fantastic. Love Chris

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by marianb 25 Oct 2020

love how you can use leftover strips and make something beautiful with them.

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by shirley124 25 Oct 2020

Very nice. Hugs

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by dailylaundry 24 Oct 2020

Another beautiful quilt - well done!

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by crafter2243 Moderator 24 Oct 2020

Nice. I saw it peeking out from underneath your other one. A little dent in the scrap bin.

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snowbird42 by snowbird42 25 Oct 2020

somehow the scrape bin does nor shrink very much dont know why...lol...soozie

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