Creative Ideas and Tips for Using Stripes in Quilts

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Let the Fabric Do the Work for You!

Striped fabrics can not only jazz up a quilt, they can also do a lot of the work for you. For example, stripes can substitute for pieced segments, saving lots of time and effort.





In the following video, Sherri Driver from National Quilters Circle shows many creative ways to use stripes in quilts. She also discusses how to match stripes at corners (or not) and provides many other tips for incorporating stripes into quilts.

Creative Ideas and Tips for Using Stripes in Quilts

She also demonstrates how to sew together strips of striped fabric, and how to match stripes when making a simple block.

Creative Ideas and Tips for Using Stripes in Quilts

Sherri provides a lot of helpful information that will have you looking at striped fabrics in a whole new way.

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