Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Orange Crush, Step 3

Two piles of HALF Split four patches--each has 22 blocks, or half blocks.
This was a fairly short step to finish, though I had some hard thinking to figure out how to cut the larger triangles. I don't have the exact ruler that Bonnie suggested to us, but was trying to use the Omnigrid ruler for 1/4 square triangles. I tried cutting different sizes, and settled on the "3 inch" line for cutting, even tho' this is a 3.5 inch block. I read Bonnie's instruction over and over, and I read the Omnigrid instructions over and over. These come out RIGHT, even if lacking in logic!

And last night I finished the black border on my Doors in the Square. I just happened to have a Fat Eight of dotted circles on a black background, so I put in two cornerstones that are circles. Upper left and lower right. You may have to enlarge this photo to see them.

This is about 30" X 40", so it will be a baby or neo-natal quilt.



Sunny, but cool so the bushes will hold their flowers

Pizza for dinner

Charlie home from retreat


Amanda said...

Well done you for working out how to cut the large triangles - I just used Bonnie's suggestion to cut a square and then cut it in half.

Anonymous said...

I believe if you check the yahoo chatline, you'll see there was an error in the non-Companion Ruler instructions.

Kathy Wagner said...

I am almost done this step too. Your blocks look great!