Basic String Block Tutorial

By: Liz from simplesimonandco.com
Basic String Block Tutorial
Basic String Block Tutorial
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Put your prettiest scraps to good use with this back to basics quilting tutorial for how to make a string block. This Basic String Block Tutorial has roots within Depression Era quilting and can be made with quilt batting or with foundation paper piecing. A great way to take basic strip quilting to the next level, this free quilt block tutorial is the perfect way to empty out your fabric scrap collection and is a fantastic way to get comfortable with more intricate piecing. Experiment with color value, try your hand at both string piecing techniques, and create a truly beautiful quilt block with this string quilt block tutorial.

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size10 inches wide x 10 inches long

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueQuilting


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What is the best way to sew the blocks together. Heaven knows I have lots of scrap fabric so this will help use it up.

I hope I can make this pattern with this exact fabric. It's so pretty and feminine.


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