Briefly, every six months a prompt or challenge is issued
and this time Ann has decided on the prompt in my post title.
Full directions will be issued by Ann but she kindly sent me an early set
to work through, the first step will be the string squares, so here I go,
visit the link below for an overview of the details proper.
and the link to the first month's notes from Ann
Below is one of the quilts made by Ann and the inspiration for the QAL.
note:I was unable to contact Ann for permission to use this photograph
as it 10.45pm here in New Zealand and all good Texas folk will
probably be fast asleep.
The string blocks are made using paper foundations and I
went with 6 and 1/2" cut for a finished block of 6".
I used ordinary copy paper and cut squares at 6 and 1/2", as Ann
suggested I drew a few diagonal lines on them as a guide.
My string box was hauled out
At the sewing stage she suggests a shorter stitch length and I went with 1.5 on my Bernina,