Mini String Quilt Tutorial

String quilts are a quick way to make a dent in your scrap stash. Whether you reach for equal width strips or a variety, each block is unique.

Mini String Quilt Tutorial

Amy from Diary of a Quilter has a fabulous tutorial showing you just how quickly these types of projects can come together once you have have sorted through your fabric strips. Sewing a series of repetitive straight lines becomes almost meditative.

Mini String Quilt Tutorial

The beauty in these blocks is the variety of ways you can arrange them to create a one of a kind quilt. The mix of prints and patterns is a treat for the eye.

What you will need: 

  • Assorted string-y scraps of your favorite fabric no wider than 1 1/2” and between 3” and 13 1/2” in length.
  • Quilt batting
  • Fabric for backing
  • fabric for binding
  • 4 pieces of paper 8 1/2” x 8 1/2”
  • Sewing machine
  • Rotary cutter and ruler 

The technique in this string quilt tutorial uses paper that is torn away for an easy layout. If you prefer a fabric foundation for your string quilt, check out this video tutorial.

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