Friday, April 14, 2017

Knuffle Bunny String Quilt

Gotta love those quick finishes!


April is the month for us to use up some of our multi-colored scraps.  As I am making string blocks to try and burn through many of my older scraps this year, I thought I would grab a bag of novelty scraps a friend had given me and make a quick baby quilt.




While most of the prints are from the Knuffle Bunny collection manufactured by Could 9 fabrics, I did need to add a few coordinating scraps so I had enough to make an entire quilt.  The string blocks are 10" and the quilt finishes up at about 40" square.




I was able to keep aside a few larger pieces for a backing.
I used up every bit of the fabric that was gifted to me to make the quilt!



The fabrics are super adorable so I really enjoyed sewing this one up.




Another small bag of scraps is now emptied and I have a sweet little scrappy quilt instead.  I am sure it will probably end up in either donated to a charity or in my Etsy shop so if you need a cute little quilt contact me!




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24 comments:

  1. You are a wizard with a bag of scraps, Cyndy! That is so much fun! I can see why those fabrics were fun to sew with - I love all the little hearts you can see throughout. Great finish!

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  2. Fast finishes are so gratifying. I always enjoy seeing what you create.

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  3. Loving these string blocks. I hope to have enough scrap someday to do a string scrap quilt.

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  4. Hey, that is cute with those scraps :) Love the pop of red in the strings. I could sorely use a fast finish right now :D

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  5. Great scrappy quilt Cynthia, love the red strings you've added.

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  6. Snap, I've just been finishing off a string quilt too! I love these blocks, so scrappy and quite quick to make! Your backing is great too!

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  7. Sometimes it's just so satisfying to empty out a scrap bag and make a quick small quilt. That fabric is mighty cute, the one with the bunnies.

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  8. It never occurred to me to use novelty fabric in a string quilt. That's a great idea! Yours turned out super cute, and isn't a great feeling when you use all the matching fabrics up?

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  9. Now this was a smart idea! I should do that with some novelty fabrics that I have...they don't seem to go with anything...just random pieces. Maybe slice them thin so they don't look so novelty. I don't know. They will probably languish in the farthest corner for a while longer. lol They seem it like it back there.

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  10. You are so quick with these blocks and quilts! I'm amazed you aren't out of scraps yet!

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  11. What fun fabrics. You cut them small enough to make it pretty. I see some bunnies in there for Easter. Have a great weekend.

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  12. I love the Knuffle Bunny fabric. I read that book (and the second one) to my Children's Lit class nearly every semester, but I didn't know there was FABRIC! :)

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  13. Strings quilts are one of my favorites! Love those fabrics. Good job!

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  14. Wow, good job! What a delightful little quilt - out of scraps! Talk about a win-win!

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  15. Your Sewcial blocks are lovely. String blocks are so pretty especially with such wonderful scraps and fabrics!

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  16. Totally love that idea! I'm making a baby quilt now with scraps, too, but I just love your strings and colors!

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  17. Great little quilt, and finished so quickly.

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  18. What a sweet quilt, one to be loved. Much better than sitting in a scrap bag. Happy Easter!

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  19. What a great scrappy quilt! I especially like your pieced backing, looks terrific.

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  20. It gets a big tick from me. Doesn't it feel great to empty a bag out completely. That's an Easter bonus for you. Happy Easter, Clare

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  21. So cute! What a great us of those gifted scraps.

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