Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Offset Triangles - How to Quilt Part Six from The Quilt Ladies

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The Quilt Ladies teach you how to quilt.


6) Offset triangles added to square

Cut the base square as stated in the pattern or example: 
Cut 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"  base square

Cut your Square as stated in the pattern. Cut corners - 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" 

Mark corner to corner SEWING line - Lay smaller square good fabric to good fabric, sew on drawn line.
Trim what is behind the sewn square and press to inside or base square.
Repeat on other side.
Trim what is behind the sewn square and press to inside or base square.
The Quilt Ladies teach you how to quilt.

I know I'll hear from some of you about wasting fabric. 
I like doing it this way, they are perfect the first time. 




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1 comment:

  1. oh, I wish I would have known this tip about three month ago. that would have helped me so much in my quilt I'm making right now. I'm new at this thing. Guess for my second quilt it is going to turn out ok but could have greatly improved my quilt had I known this tip. ARGH

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