"Every last piece" by Lynn Harris Keep your Fabric Stash in Check with String Quilting.String piecing is a fantastic way to use up the long, skinny pieces of fabric you might have left over from trimming quilt blocks, backing, or even as excess binding.
variation - cut 20 strips in half, then cut the other 20 strips into thirds (approximately 13 inches), which really helps with the scrappiness. Before sewing, I put the strips in the dryer on the air only setting for a few minutes to make it more scrappy.
Farmer’s wife: Railroad--This was an easy block, squares and half square triangles are a safe harbour. Railroad But I like it very much. It’s so inspiring to see what you can make out of two “simple” forms.