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MINI-STRIP QUILT #4
As you can see - this quilt is really scrappy!!
I did not concern myself with any
kind of normalcy with the blocks.
They are haphazardly put together.
It turned out so cute and scrappy!
This quilt only has 2 rows of
It is machine quilted
I have been known
But for these little quilts - I did not put any
GET YOUR STRIPS READY!
cut a small center square any size
or color you want.
If you notice each block - around each little square,
there are 4 light or dark triangles that surround
that center square.
Then another round of triangles surround that row.
Take a strip and sew to the center square. Cut off
the strip to any size you want. Then shape
that block by cutting it into a triangle.
Repeat to the other 3 sides.
Repeat for the last row of triangles.
Make 12 blocks and sew 10 of them together.
(Leave the last 2 for a roll pillow).
Cut 2 wide strips any size you want and sew
on either side of the 2 rows of blocks.
Sew 2 more strips to the other side of those.
This gives you the width.
little strip to each side to make the pillow wide.
I like it!!
In quilting this is called a string block.
It is mini strips merely sewed together on the
For the pillow - I used a another strip for the backing.
Sew the pillow together like a pillowcase.
Stuff full with cotton balls and stitch up the side.
Use what you have.
Finish edges -
Place the quilts together and pin in place.
Turn all the raw edges to the inside of the quilt.
Machine-stitch close to the edges all
around the quilt to close.
To Quilt -
Look at the front and the back of the quilt to see where
the machine-stitching goes.
I did not machine-stitch the center at all,
but you can if you wish.