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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Triangle Confetti

This quilt is for the final challenge in Project Quilting.


Season 5

Challenge 6 – the FINAL Challenge of Season 5, Project QUILTING:  Triangles!


The first thing that came to mind when the challenge was announced was wonky log cabin like dancing triangles.



Season 5

Challenge 6 – the FINAL Challenge of Season 5, Project QUILTING:  Triangles!
Made by Carla in Dodge City, Kansas
Size 48" x 54"
Triangle Confetti
After making 2 1/2" grey triangles and sewing 2 1/2" strips of bright Kona fabric around, it looked to me like the center had been cut out of the triangle.  That's when "triangle confetti" was inspired.

The large blocks were pieced to be over sized and then cut to be wonky (crooked) 12" squares.

 I made my very first paper piece pattern and used it to make the centers "float" in the bottom squares of the quilt.
This will be a fun donation quilt.

You can vote for your favorite triangle quilt in Project Quilting.
Just click here and click on the hearts of your 4 favorites.

Now I'm going to relax with my son and watch some basketball!
Go Shockers!!
oh, and Jayhawks (my son's team)


Kris said...

That is such a cute idea Carla and I can't believe you made a big quilt this time. I am lucky to finish small ones this season!

Trish Frankland said...

I love the whole thing, but the triangles at the bottom are killing me with the cute. Will you post your paper-piecing pattern for them?

Britt-Inger said...

I love your quilt with the dancing triangles. It is so happy and fun

Anonymous said...

That is such a cool quilt! I love the triangles and the colors really pop! -Brittany

Eugenia Maru http://lulurulitos.blogspot.com said...

Lindos triángulos, se parecen a las reglas que usábamos en el colegio. Lindo, lindo.
Saludos desde Chile

PersimonDreams said...

wonderful! love your dancing triangles! Thanks for joining in all the PQ fun!

MegsAnn said...

How cool that you made your own paper-piecing pattern for this!

Maggie said...

A lovely quilt. I love the bright triangles xx

MdmSamm said...

way to go PP all the way in colour...totally rag

Kim said...

I LOVE this! So much! The little confetti along the bottom is brilliant! I'm hoping eventually you'll share your paper piecing pattern - because it's just perfect!