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Easy but effective string quilt design
A brief guide to making the Octastring block. A great way to use up scrap fabric strips and make a quilt to treasure. Each block takes around an hour to complete not including the preparation of the fabrics.
PDF of tutorial is attached.

Posted by Reene at Nellie's Niceties Published See Reene at Nellie's Niceties's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a patchwork quilt. Octastring - Step 1
    Step 1

    Construction layout. More detail in PDF.

  • How to make a patchwork quilt. Octastring - Step 2
    Step 2

    Square string block. More info in PDF.

  • How to make a patchwork quilt. Octastring - Step 3
    Step 3

    Diagonal string block construction. More info in PDF.

  • How to make a patchwork quilt. Octastring - Step 4
    Step 4

    Diagonal string block.

  • How to make a patchwork quilt. Octastring - Step 5
    Step 5

    Block layout. More info in PDF

  • How to make a patchwork quilt. Octastring - Step 6
    Step 6

    Finished block. More info in PDF
    Make multiples for a pretty quilt with secondary design which you can see in the finished top.
    Resize the blocks to make a mini Octastring project like the cushion in the photographs.

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