Cotton and Steel {Triangle Quilt}

1.30.2016

I have been so paralyzed as to what to make with my Cotton and Steel fabrics I have been collecting. I did some self talk and told myself that making something was better than letting the fabric sit on the shelf and if I didn't like what I made, there is more fabric out in the world and it can be replaced. I have to have these type of conversations with myself often. I took a deep breath and cut into the Cotton and Steel to make myself a triangle quilt....And I love it!! I love triangle quilts. I have made several over the years, but never kept one for myself. =)


The stats, in case you all would like to make one, too. =)

150 - 8.5" 60 degree triangles makes an approximately 65" x 80" quilt.  

I am tossing it on the pile to be quilted while I decide on what to use for a quilt back. 

I have a fabric pull for my next project. I am on a roll!! lol!

Have a happy weekend!



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13 comments:

  1. Yes, remember to make things for yourself, too. Good use of 'special' fabrics.

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  2. Love the fun and bright colors of the quilt. You have such perfect points! Great quilt top!

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  3. Hi, I've just come over from Happy Cottage Quilter and so glad I did. We have many things in common and I love your bright and happy quilts. I'm going to follow you and can't wait to get to know you, you will probably inspire me.
    Hugs,
    Noreen

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  4. Good for you, Amy! Love these fabrics - just bought a few for a Bee I've joined. This is beautiful work and I hope you enjoy looking at and snuggling under your new quilt :)

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  5. REALLY nice, Amy. I have been meaning to make something like this, Yours looks exceptionally classy and modern. I love it.
    Last year I got myself a 60 degree diamond template and I should dust it off and make something amazing like this and impress all of my friends and family. They will think I am an arteeest.
    I hope you have a marvelous day today. We have sunshine, that is wonderful and perhaps some snow meltage will occur and we can get these Washington DC area kids back to school.

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  6. It does look like you are on a roll. I have not tried a triangle quilt before but I love how yours turned out. I will have to add this to my "in the future" list.

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  7. Good job cutting into those special fabrics. That is the hardest part at times.

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  8. Love those bright and cheerful colours! Makes a rainy day like today seem a little less dreary...
    I have a stack of 60° triangles cut - they're here somewhere - your inspiration may be rubbing off on me!

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  9. It's good to make for oneself! I really love this quilt. I want to make a triangle quilt one day too. How'd you do the cutting/what did you use for the cutting?

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  10. That navy really pops! Beautiful!

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  11. Wonderful combination. This quilt is going to be so bright and cheerful!

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  12. Oh Amy you really are on a roll!!! This is wonderful! All your points look amazing!

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