My Ocean Quilt ~ Half Square Triangles

Still not sure which way my Ocean quilt will ebb to…(I know, I know)…It’ll come to me sooner or later.

I really need to get my design wall up! Last night, in a pinch, I taped up some flannel I had.

Here are two ideas that I was playing with using the few pieces that I sewed yesterday evening while listening to Monday Night Football (FALL IS COMING!!! FALL IS COMING!!!).

I think I’m leaning towards the design in the first picture.

I’m just making a huge amount of half square triangles…taking 6″ squares, drawing a line down the middle of one, then sewing a 1/4″ seam down both sides of the line. Cut down the middle, press, and you have two 1/2 square triangles. Luckily a 1/4″ is right down the middle of the left side of the Janome’s walking foot!

Leo keeping me company while I sewed.

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About sleepycathollow

I'm Michelle and live in Northern Nevada ~ beautiful mix of high desert and the Sierra.
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2 Responses to My Ocean Quilt ~ Half Square Triangles

  1. aprilsatelier says:

    I’m leaning so hard to the first design option, I’m falling over! 😀 Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous.

    P.S. Will you wash this quilt in, you know, Tide? ;-P

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