Sunday, February 26, 2012

Amish Strings - the flimsy

The flimsy measures 60" x 72"

You can see several other photos of the flimsy
on my blog and on the UnRuly Quilter blog.

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Thanks, Brenda for this string quilt challenge!!



Cathy said...

It is lovely. A new twist on Amish by using batiks.

Nifty Quilts said...

Wow! Fabulous!

Quiltdivajulie said...

This is also a twist on the traditional Amish Roman Strings layout by incorporating the liberated HST row through the center of each block. I've seen a single solid color used before to form the secondary lattice design, but never a pieced strip.

P. said...

That is really cool! I like your use of batiks and the strip of triangles you put in. Outstanding!

Brenda said...


Connie said...

This is so beautiful! I love the row of HSTs!
Quilting by the River

Quiltdivajulie said...

For the record, I finally found my journal notes that prompted me to add the HST row in each block -- the idea came from an Anna Williams quilt.

Only fair to credit the one who inspired me to go for it.