String quilts are assembled by sewing fabric strips to a foundation. It's pretty much a freehand foundation piecing technique, and you can configure the strips in any way you like.
Take a look at pictures of string quilts and crumb quilts made by members of the online quilting community.
|String Wedding Quilt||String Quilt||Scrappy String Quilt||Autumn String Quilt|
|Sognando il Serengeti||Black & White String Quilt||Sashing As You Go String Quilt||Darlene's Quilt|
|Rain on my Windowpane Quilt||Strip Mining Quilt||Wedding Diamond Quilt||Peach Quilt|