So far I have 83 blocks done though...
and only about 30 more to go! These are the paper squares with the red center stripe all glued and ready to go. I keep this stack on my sewing table...
...and my bin of strips underneath my ironing board. So even if I just have 10 minutes I can sit and get at least one block done.
Just for fun, I brought some of my completed blocks upstairs and played around with the layout. Here are some variations you can do with a simple string block:
(When pieced together in a quilt top, these would end up being the same - it's just a different way to piece the blocks together)
In the end, I prefer this:
Although, with different fabric choices, some of the options above would be very cool. Here's a link to the string block tutorial that I used.