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Saturday, January 27, 2018

"Crazy Town" - A Triangulation Challenge - Project Quilting Season 9, Project 2

Triangulation is the second challenge of 
Project Quilting.

My entry is
Crazy Town

She announces a challenge and you have one week to create something quilty.
Prizes can be won and it's a great way to meet new blogging friends.

The challenge this time is Triangulation.  The project is to be primarily made (as much as possible) from and characterized by triangle shapes.  The one with three sides.

Right away I knew I wanted to do a triangulated self portrait and I downloaded the coolest program, Dmesh, that generates pictures into triangulation patterns.

Then life happened and time required a plan B.
I wandered upon a web site with so many polygonal pictures, I'll be making so many quilts...
I've seen quilts created from the pictures on FreePik, like this one.

Design vector created by Freepik

Wouldn't that one be fun?

I was inspired and happened upon a butterfly.

I redrew it in EQ7 and printed my pieces with the best product for fusible applique,
HeatNBond EZ Print Lite  (No tracing)!!!!!

I've had a bundle of Prism Elements by AGF that I've been hoarding holding on to for the right project.

 I had to go out of town, so I fused all those little triangles to the fabrics and took them with me to cut while i was away.  

All that was left was assembling the triangles.
With tweezers and an awl, the little pieces were arranged and fused.

I wanted a different background, so the butterfly was cut out and spray basted to it's new fabric. 
 The quilt sandwich was made and then all those little pieces were stitched with

Labeled and finished in time.

Crazy Town

Project Quilting Season 9, Challenge 2 - Triangulation
(I wonder how many triangles are in this...)

Made by Carla in Dodge City, Kansas
Size: 17" x 20"
Fusible Applique Mosaic
Freemotion quilting on a domestic- by me

You can see all the other challenge projects and vote for your favorites starting at noon central on
January 28th
by clicking 

This one is #52

Why Crazy Town you ask?
I just really like the song...

Yep, now you know more about me. Oops. lol


Laura said...

Wow! This is really amazing and beautiful!

Scrapatches said...

Beautiful, Carla! :) Pat

Kathy E. said...

So very pretty! What a perfect use for your hoarded (did I say that?) triangles! I do like that program that puts the triangles into a photo of a face, too! I've got my project on the sewing machine that I'm hoping to get done in time for this challenge! off to work on it!

Kris said...

You are brillant Carla that is all I can say!!!! wow

works4me said...

That is one fabulous triangular butterfly. I have my project 3/4 quilted. I hope I finish in time.

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

That turned out so pretty.

Leah said...

I love how your butterfly turned out! and you had the perfect fabric saved for him. Fantastic. Also, I am going to have to check out those sites. Very Cool!

QuiltE said...

Amazing butterfly!!! ... such patience to get all those little pieces positioned just right.

Pamela said...

Stunning! I love this quilt, very well done!

Mel Beach said...

This is absolutely stunning...thanks for sharing the info re: triangle program...I will have to explore that further after seeing your amazing piece.

The Joyful Quilter said...

Incredible, Carla!!

PersimonDreams said...

Seriously gorgeous! I love your work!

Vicki @ DottyJane said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the links for DMesh and the HeatnBond product.