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String Block Scatter Cushions

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Variations on the String Block

Created in this Craftsy Course

Craftsy Block of the Month 2012 taught by Amy Gibson

In Craftsy's first-ever Block of the Month, Amy Gibson brings you 10 specific quilting techniques - appliqué, string quilting, paper piecing and more.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Funky, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabrics from my stash

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What are you most proud of? I am very happy with how they turned out and how quickly I got them done. I would like to put a covered button in the centre of the X cushion but decided against it as little Lily-Kate could decide it looks good to eat!!!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Try doing the Quilt as you go... it is so easy and quick. Like the disappearing 9patch, the string block has so many variations and it was fun trying to mix and match the fabrics. However, I found that it was quite difficult to be point perfect with these blocks as I was working with the three layers. Some of my points are a bit off but I am still happy with my little cushions:)

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These are great!

02/04/2013 Flag

thank you:)

02/04/2013 Flag

LOVE IT!!!!They r beautiful!!!!!

02/08/2013 Flag

Thank you Ranjini these were so fun to do.

02/09/2013 Flag

Working on the string BOM from 2012 now, looks gorgeous in those colours!

02/26/2013 Flag

Woo hoo cant wait to see yours Lisa:)

02/27/2013 Flag

How clever, you have sewn the backs with pizazz, they're beautiful. You've inspired me, may I copy your backs?

03/26/2013 Flag

Thanks for the lovely comment and of course you may copy the backs and look forward to seeing some of yours:) It is a much simpler and quicker method than zips and button holes!

03/26/2013 Flag

I love your pillows! I need to make me some!

08/18/2013 Flag

Yep you do indeed need to make you some:) They are so fun to do and each one looks different. I will be watching out for yours.

08/20/2013 Flag