Monday, January 30, 2012

Did it!

Took me a few days to get in the right frame of mind... but today I cut my large triangles for the background for the Made In Cherry quilt.  Whew!  The 20 1/2" squares were easy, but even the template for the enormous flying geese pieces took 12 sheets of A4 paper, and quite a bit of sticking.  However, I got it done.  Kids away today on a tiki tour with their dad, so in the peace and quiet, with just the washing machine and dishwasher humming in the background... I commence to cut.  I pinned my triangles onto my folded fabric, so I could cut two at the same time, then once they were rotary cut around (after moving the cutting mat about five times), I actually folded my template in half, and placed the fold on the remaining folded section of fabric, and cut another triangle, flipped it and repeated for the other side.  Sounds confusing...??  Anyway, it's done.  It fits!  All is glorious with the world.



OK, so I've sewn on two sets of flying geese triangles, and attached them with the corner square to the central square.  Long seams... bit tiring... might finish this one off tomorrow.

6 comments:

  1. LOVE the colors. Background is a perfect choice :-)

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  2. Wow!!! Terrific job. What a doozy to cut!

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  3. Looking good. Love that FG background - now how are you going to quilt that one?

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  4. Suzannne,

    That's going to be a stunning quilt!

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  5. This looks so great Suz! I love how the white prints make it sparkle.

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  6. This is looking so good..and it sounds like you need a decent sized cutting table with this one!

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