Wednesday, March 20, 2013

WIP Wednesday

One of my first posts was about a Thangles project I had completed with 1930's fabrics.  It was a lot of fun and I knew I wanted to use them again. Well, that time has come.  A couple of years ago, I ordered fabric from Connecting Threads, and I am finally getting around to using it. I have had visions of what I wanted to do, and I am super excited to see them come to life.

So, the first task was to get all the triangles made with the Thangles; holy moly! What have I gotten myself into! It's all good because it will totally be worth it in the end, right?!? I hope so because this is turning out to be a lot of triangles.  


I might actually need to count the number of squares in this when I am all done.  But wait, that's it?!? After all those triangles? :O


Math has never been my strength, and once again it's laughing at me.  I didn't put together that 2" squares make 4" squares and that means there needs to be a lot of squares to be a decent sized quilt. So, back to the sewing machine...


But that's okay.  I have the fabric, I have the Thangles that I need to use up, and I have the interest in seeing the finished product.  Maybe by the end of the year? I hope! right now I have a lot of trimming and pressing to do.  I'd better get to work!

I am linking up with Freshly Pieced for the WIP Wednesday.  Thanks for checking out my blog, and I love hearing from people if you want to leave a note.

11 comments:

  1. Such pretty, happy colors. :D I'm so sick right now of looking at my favorite, though lately-overused, blues!!

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    1. Blue is my favorite as well; orange and yellow are really out of my comfort zone. Thanks for the comment!

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  2. Love your choice of fabric colors - very cheery! New to quilting - will have to look into Thangles because I keep bookmarking HST quilts.

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    1. Thangles can be a good intro to triangles. Good luck and have fun! Thanks for the comment!

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  3. Looks great! They make me think of gold fish!

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    1. I like the idea of goldfish! I will have to keep that in mind. Maybe with my extra triangles? Thanks for the comment!

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  4. I am working on a quilt with 24 hst per block and it is a little tedious! But soooo worth it! I'm sure yours will be too. :-)

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    1. I'm glad I'm not the only one out there. I know I will have a feeling of accomplishment when it's all done. Thanks for the comment!

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  5. Love your colors! Eager to see the finished quilt.

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  6. It always ends up being more than you expect! Lol. Love the colors!!

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