String Quilts 'n Things Author:Marjorie Puckett Ms.Puckett, a graduate of the Univeristy of Washington, with a B.A. in Textile Arts and Home Economics, puts her talents of needlework and teaching to good work in producing String Quilts 'n Things. She thoroughly covers all aspects of string quilting from color use and design, texture, sewing techniques, and directions for several projects. F... more »ollowing this guide for making string quilts is an ideal way for using up your scrap stash and enjoying the efforts of your work in a beautiful creation.« less
My current interest in recycling fabric and utilizing my scrap stash lead me to this book. Ms. Puckett's instructions were easy to follow, and I appreciated the details on color selection, fabric texture, and the sewing instructions. Although published in 1979 (and the blast from the past fashions) the construction instructions are timeless. If you are new to string quilts you most likely will be interested in this book. Note: 90% of the book photos are in black and white, but the finished projects pictures are in color.