60 x 78
Made of pastel string scraps
A donation quilt
I made the blocks last year as a Heartstrings challenge to make string blocks with light centers. I used a light gray calico with pastel colored flowers. It was fabric left over from a long skirt I made all too long ago. (It was cute too - a maxi skirt with buttons down the front). The rest of the fabrics were from the light colored strings scrap bag.
I still managed to put some novelties (the smile factor) in the quilt - owls, feathers, butterflies. In this section. I must have been smiling when I got there because you can see my quilting swirls kind of went wonky at that point.
I used another gray calico for the borders - fabric left over from an A line dress I made all so long ago. (I haven't worn a dress in ages).
I pieced together batting (with zigzag stitches) and I used a Martha Stewart 100% cotton pink floral sheet from the thrift store for the back. (It's amazing what people take to thrift store. There was not a tear or spot on it.) I quilted it with spirals on my new little Bro. (Hey, I have arthritis and carpal tunnel so give me a break)!
And why do I have so many bags of pastel strings I need to use up? They are mostly trimmings from sheet backings.
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