Sweet n Sassy
InstructionsI saw the pattern on the internet, but I still had to make the diagonal set.
I started off sewing the 2 1/2" strips together into a large piece, then created a triangle paper pattern to set the center rectangle on 'point'. Once I determined the depth of the angle I wanted to use for the center piece it was just a matter of making a paper patter for the large triangle.
Then I ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Traditional, Classic, Funky, Casual, Cute, Whimsical
Various cotton blends for the quilt top and binding. White with pink polka dot flannel for the backing. 80/20 extra-loft batting
What was your inspiration?
This was a gift for my baby niece. I knew the hot colors at the time were those black/white and hot pink prints, so I collected a variety and started searching for a fun, showy pattern.
I made 2 of the same one...one for her house , and one for mine, so she would have "her" blankie at both places.
What are you most proud of?
How easy the project was. It really went together quickly. The challenge was getting just the right angle for the center rectangle.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
choose fabrics that are fun and easy to work with.
Make a big triangle to line up the angle for the center rectangle piece, then make a big rectangle for the center of the quilt and align the rectangle on the angle of the triangle, pin in place , then cut it out.