On Tuesday I posted about using Deb Tucker’s ruler (Split-Rects) to make a series of Split Rectangle blocks…..
Now that I had a bunch made, it was time to figure out what I could do with them!!
I spent time looking at quilts online and found LOTS of ideas, but nothing that appealed to me.
I did play some with stars…..
And some other ideas…..
…but didn’t come up with anything that I was really excited about.
I also played with random placement…..
…but that was just “MEH!!”
So, I decided to lay out all of the squares, separating them between the two layouts…..
HMMMM….. I kind of like the straight diagonal lines that appear.
I wanted it to be very random, so I took all of the blocks, mixed them up, and put them in a pile…..
I stood at the design wall and picked up one at a time (without peeking) and placed it on the wall. This was my “random” design…..
I kind of like that!!!
This quilt needed to be 24-inches or less, and I was afraid that it would be pretty boring if the ENTIRE quilt was made of these triangles. So, I got rid of two columns and one row of blocks…..
….giving me room to add two borders!!
Piecing the blocks was super easy and I was pleased with how the points came together.
I added a scrappy border and called the top finished…..
Since I had some blocks left over, I used them and pieced the quilt back too…..
Come back tomorrow for the quilting!!!
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