String Your Scraps Into a Quilt!

String quilts are simply quilts made with long fabric scraps. Pull together what you have on hand, choose fabrics that catch your eye, and have a unique design with beautiful color and texture. This forgiving technique can be tailored to quilts of all shapes and sizes. Your instructor, Timna Tarr, relies on her creative intuition and experienced quilty skillset to tell if she or her students are on the right track.

Play with color without worrying about a strict pattern. This course allows students the creative freedom to experiment with all sorts of colors and textures found in their scrap piles while building on essential skills like layouts, piecing, and ergonomic practices. Timna demonstrates the basic skills to create your own string quilt and shares color placement tips and tricks. Each block is unique — just like you are. Let your scrap pile lead the way to charming blocks.

What you will learn

  • Have fun playing with all sorts of colors and textures!

  • Understand basic string block construction and piecing onto a foundation

  • Learn to make circular string blocks and add them to your overall design

  • An inside look at Timna's process of choosing colors within each block

  • You are the designer! Organize your blocks in a variety of ways for endless quilt possibilities

  • Includes access to course videos, downloads, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.


Get feedback from your instructor on project process, color or fabric use, and more with a module made just for you.

Strung Along

Play with color, texture, and fabric scraps to make String Quilts! A forgiving technique, build on skills like color placement and piecing while creating a quilt as unique as you.

Course Curriculum

  • Welcome to Strung Along!

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  • Chapter 1: Introduction

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  • Chapter 2: Construction and Design

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  • Gallery and Thank You

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  • Thank You. Please leave a review!

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