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Triangle Quilt Along: Week 3

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It’s the third week of the Triangle Quilt Along over at The Sassy Quilter.

This week’s goal is to sew all of the triangles into rows, and I am happy to report that I am once again right on schedule.  I sewed together 14 rows of 19 triangles… well mostly. I can’t sew a few of my rows into entire rows because my large triangles are 2 rows tall. They will get added when I sew those double rows together.

triangle quilt rows

As I’ve pieced these triangles together, I keep feeling like this is the perfect palette for this time of year.  The snows seem to finally be over, but now there are days and days of dreary rain, with a few bright spots or color as the first of the flowers begin to appear.  Maybe I’m more affected by my surroundings when I design than I thought. What do you think?

triangle quilt rows

triangle quilt rows

Have you joined in the #TriangleQAL? How is your project going?

16 Comments

  1. Quilt Paradigm on April 4, 2014 at 11:08 am

    LOVE how this is turning out and the large triangles – brilliant! Those pops of pink are awesome!

    • Andrea on April 4, 2014 at 11:26 am

      Thanks so much! I really appreciate you stopping by and leaving a comment.

  2. Julie on April 4, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Love the large triangles. Can’t wait to see the completed top!

  3. Lorna McMahon on April 5, 2014 at 8:11 am

    You are doing great, Andrea! Can’t wait to see how this turns out. Those large fussy cut triangles are brilliant!

    • Andrea on April 6, 2014 at 5:27 pm

      Thanks Lorna! I’ve enjoyed watching your quilt progress too!

  4. Vicki in MN on April 5, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Cool idea to have the large triangles in there. Love the little pop of pink too!

    • Andrea on April 6, 2014 at 5:25 pm

      Thanks so much Vicki! I’m really glad I decided to add in the pink. I think it helps a lot.

  5. Valerie Reynolds on April 5, 2014 at 8:59 am

    I start to sew this weekend!! :O I too love the larger fussy cut triangles…unique and fun!

    • Andrea on April 6, 2014 at 5:25 pm

      Thanks so much Valerie!

  6. Nesta on April 5, 2014 at 10:25 am

    I really like what you’re up to! The double height triangles? Really cool!

    • Andrea on April 6, 2014 at 5:24 pm

      Thanks so much Nesta!

  7. Paula@TheSassyQuilter on April 7, 2014 at 11:37 am

    Looking good! I think how we are feeling or seeing things probably does show more than we think. Now I’m going to look closer at my projects and see! We are moving along so quick. Almost done:)

    • Andrea on April 7, 2014 at 2:38 pm

      Yes, it’s going a lot faster than I thought it would, but I’m still managing to keep up. It has me pretty excited.

  8. Anne on April 8, 2014 at 7:40 am

    I’m a novice – how did you figure out the cutting size for the larger triangles?

    • Andrea on April 8, 2014 at 7:52 am

      The cutting size in 4 of the smaller triangles pieced together. Or if it makes more sense to you, take three sewn together in a row, the longest side of that row is the length of the sides of the larger triangle. I’ve had several people ask, so I’m thinking I’ll do a tutorial.

      • Anne on April 8, 2014 at 7:55 am

        Thank you. A tutorial would be great – I’m glad I wasn’t the only one to ask the question!

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