My friend Debbie from North Carolina sent me some 12 inch string blocks. I have never made these before but decided it was time to try this out. I chose to make them 8.5 as I had lots of paper that size in tablets.
I found out it is easy and sort of addictive. I followed her pattern of light down the middle, blue on one side and red on the other. I usually give away my scraps so I had to cut some strips from yardage.
I played with designs on my design wall which is a big piece of batting pinned up in the hallway. This is what I ended up with and I LIKE it.
I will now save strings so I can make more of these. I quilted it using the directions from the book Hooked On Feathers. That is my new quilt pattern for February.