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Strips & Strings Log Cabin

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Change the layout of the blocks and you get this one.


A sashed version of the string log cabin blocks. Rather than half light and dark, these blocks use mostly medium and dark fabrics and the sashing and border are cut 2.5 inches.


Another sashed version

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14 Responses to “Strips & Strings Log Cabin”

  • Marcia:

    Thank you so much for the time you take to make these instructions and keep this site. ((hugs))

  • Joy:

    Love these quilt patterns and instructions. Thanks so much. I am a new quilter and will benefit from them a lot. Thanks ever so much, Joy, from Arkansas

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  • So glad I looked at your site. Now, I am confused. What pattern to do next.? I love Log Cabin, so I think I will start there. Will keep looking at your site. Thanks for allowing us to use your pattern. GiGi

  • So glad I found your site. Now, I am confused. What pattern to start with? I do like the Log Cabin design, so I think I’ll start there. Will keep looking at your site. Thanks, GiGi

  • Deb:

    Thanks so much for posting these patterns. I just love your log cabin at the top and decided to use up some of my scraps in blue and yellow to make a quilt. It is amazing how quickly they go together.. I have 30 blocks done and have been doing them in increments of 10…. around my 2 toddlers nap times the last week. Thanks again.

  • Barbara:

    love seeing the different looks you can achieve … it’s hard to pick a favorite. They’re all beautiful!

  • Bonnie J.:

    Thank you so much for the wonderful patterns. I can’t wait to start making some of these.

  • gigi:

    thank you so much for sharing, I also downloaded the pattern for the
    Patriotic String star, I have alot of those fabrics, and I have pieced
    a few star blocks, but this is way easier and I can really get a few
    tops out thank you so much

  • chance:

    Thank you so much for sharing these wonderful patterns.

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  • Very good instructions. Thanks.