Monday, December 25, 2017

A New Adventure in Sewing, part 2

Last time my quilt was starting to form, I had cut my strips and sewed them into groups of three, alternating white on inside and outside.

I sewed two of the strip sets together to form a tube.


Then I took my 12" square ruler and cut the tubes on the diagonal with the ruler's center line on the seam.

Then I cut alternating triangles for a total of 6 per tube.

I then opened up the triangles to turn into quilt blocks.

I had 36 blocks.

I arranged the blocks into a design.

The blocks were sewn together by rows with a 2 1/2" strip, called a sash, between each block.  I did this for all six rows.

Then the horizontal rows were assembled together with  2 1/2" sashing and 2 1/2" borders around.

Now my quilt top is done.  Next I have to attach the batting and bottom fabric to make my quilt.

Thanks for stopping.



7 comments:

  1. Looking very colorful! Very nice quilt composition.

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  2. Wow! This kind of boggles my mind. I just don't have the imagination to dream such things up. Clearly you're having fun with this! Onward!

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  3. Quilt top looks great. Are you going to FMQ or walking foot? Or send it out?

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    1. I am going to try a walking foot. I am not sure if the design yet.

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  4. Hi Wil
    Nice work here. That’s a good looking quilt top. I like your use of dashing.
    G x

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