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X's & Os + Pinwheels

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X's & O's in concentric squares

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? Many batik fat quarters cut into 9" squares which left a 4 x 18" strip per fat quarter. The strips I sewed into diagonal bias binding.

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What are you most proud of? That I pieced it and then also quilted it myself.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure you square up your half square triangles before you put them into pinwheels.

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I'm glad to hear it. I've been quilting for a long time and it was still extremely informative for me.

03/01/2012 Flag

love this version of this pattern, been looking at it for my niece's quilt and this has really inspired me, lovely piece!

03/03/2012 Flag

Thank you and have fun with it! Don't forget to sew the corners a half inch apart when you sew them on so that you have half square triangles for another project of for a border or something like that.

03/03/2012 Flag

This is done beautifully!!!!! I'm looking for something to do around a panel, I may adopt this.

03/06/2012 Flag

Thank you, the technique is super simple. I originally fell in love with the same block made into X's and O's, but the colors I used in the blocks didn't lend themselves to randomness (in my mind, anyway).

03/06/2012 Flag

I LOVE this!! Great job!

04/11/2012 Flag

Very pretty and colored I like it very much

05/31/2013 Flag

Thank you so much, I loved the bright colors also. If you look at the pinwheel quilt you will see what I did with the corners of the X and O blocks.

06/07/2013 Flag