Penny Pincher Basics

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Saturday, May 20, 2006

Don't throw away the strings

Another thing I didn't know about when I first started this hobby was string quilts. Strings are the strips of fabric that is cut off when evening out the edge of the fabric when rotary cutting. The first couple of quilts I made I threw away the strings. Shortly after that I discovered string quilts. I wish the trash hadn't been emptied, as I swear I would have dug out all those strings if I could have. Here's a link to information on making a string quilt.