Spotted: A Rainbow of Spider & String Blocks

>> Wednesday, September 1, 2010

I am loving spiderweb and string blocks lately and thought how pretty they'd be in a rainbow color scheme ... how's this for a gorgeous source of inspiration?

Block for Suzy
(credit: flossyblossy)

liberated spider web 2

There's lots of tutorials for spiderweb blocks:
spiderweb blocks
spiderweb block - no paper
spiderweb block - paper pieced
spiderweb block - using selvages

String Quilt - WIP
(credit: Stitches&Scissors)

Spider Bee block 2 for Becca
(credit: bellaandmolly)

Spiderweb Quilt, Folded
(credit: staarlight)

And for string blocks as well:
block-o-strings tutorial
paper-pieced string block
string quilt block

Block with black corner fabric from my stash!
(credit: Q_uilted T_hrifted)

Blurple Spiderweb quilt
(credit: asquared(w))

Do you have any other tutorials for these blocks you've used? Are you liking string and spiderweb blocks as much as I am?

Spider Bee Blocks for Becca
(credit: Rachel-B)

Spider Bee Blocks for Tracy
(credit: Rachel-B)

My quilt
(credit: knitterleigh)


Karen September 1, 2010 at 5:04 PM  

These are amazing! If I had to pick a fav, it would take a long time!

Great work!

Wendz September 1, 2010 at 5:07 PM  

Spiderweb blocks are fab to make. It was my chosen block in our quilting bee. You can see a pic of my rainbow spiderweb here:
It was such fun. Don't yet have a piccie of the fully sewn up top.
wendzneil [at] googlemail [dot] com

silversmith September 2, 2010 at 9:02 AM  

i love string blocks. i haven't tried the spiderwebs, but i have plans to do one!

seems everyone in my bees lately are choosing strings, including me. mine last month for scrapBEElooza, and strings for this month in both scrapBEElooza and bee pieceful. they're easy and wonderful to look at.

Colette September 16, 2010 at 6:39 AM  

all of these are fabulous ~ thanks for the inspiration!

Amy Seven-Stitches October 28, 2010 at 5:13 PM  

I've got a tutorial over here for string piecing with out any of the foundations - - If that's any help

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