I heard about paper pieced string quilts through a couple of my crafty friends.
They did it.
I figured so, too, could I.
Although I can sew
I cannot read tutorial instructions.
The paper I used was too thick.
The stitch length too long.
And my squares got all wonky.
The quilt top that I had hoped would become a duvet cover someday
the one I carefully planned
and even blogged about (here)
was just toooooo time consuming.
Just tooooo imperfect.
So, I made a snap decision.
The string quilt duvet cover
A crib sized quilt.
The backing is brown.
I have yet to find binding fabric.
I have to save what's left of the fabric I used
as I am still needing it to make a queen sized quilt for DRL and I.
I am still working on the pattern for this new undertaking.
But this one...
will go to Stella.
The good that has come of this--
the light at the end of the tunnel--
is that I found a stitch pattern on my machine
that makes little stars.
I used it to quilt the top.
I absolutely love how it turned out.
I guess it's not all bad.
I guess it never is.