Elizabeth Dackson is a passionate quilter, pattern designer and blogger. She is the author of Becoming a Confident Quilter, and a second book that will be released in the spring of 2016. Her work has ...
Elizabeth Dackson is a passionate quilter, pattern designer and blogger. She is the author of Becoming a Confident Quilter, and a second book that will be released in the spring of 2016. Her work has been featured in numerous publications, including Quilt, Quiltmaker, Fat Quarterly and more. She teaches quilting in venues across the United States, from local guilds to national events such as Sewing Summit and QuiltCon. She adores the creative outlet she's found in quilting and loves sharing it with others!View all patterns by designer (31) »
Half-square triangles are one of the most common units found in quilt blocks, and yet they're often the bane of many quilters' days! The Mod Gears uses a super quick and easy way for making eight half-square triangles at a time, to keep your half-square triangle making frustration at bay!
This pieced quilt pattern features a quilt that has previously been seen in a past issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited. The cover pattern features fabrics from Carolyn Friedlander's first collection for Robert Kaufman, Architextures.
You'll find a black and white line drawing of the block in the pattern that you can reproduce to your heart's content until you figure out the right fabric/color placement that makes you excited to start cutting! You'll also find detailed instructions, complete with photographs and full-color diagrams to assist you in your quilt making. Cutting and yardage information is provided for four quilt sizes: baby, lap, twin, and queen/king.
If you make something using this pattern, please do share it with me! You can share it with me on Flickr in my Flickr group or on Instagram by tagging me (@dontcallmebetsy) or using the hashtag #dontcallmebetsy.