Clue Three: quilt.
I used some variegated thread and a monofilament which I don't think really shows up in this photo. But it turned out very nice.
Here's a close up:
Clue # 4: cut into at least six pieces and rearrange in a non rectangular shape. Okay.
I wanted to keep the ragged ends of the strips and incorporate into the finished quilt somehow but that didn't work out for this project. I decided to just zig zag the edges.
Oh and I used a piece of a fleece blanket from Ikea for batting. I've been doing that a lot lately. I like the feel of the blanket and it quilts very easily even by hand. They cost a whopping $3.00 (about) and come in red, white, and black. AT least they did the last time I was there. It's perfect for this type of project where I don't want to waste batting.
Stay tuned for the big finale.