27 March 2014

Equilateral Triangle Quilt Along

Warning: Equilateral Triangle Quilts are cute and addictive.

I completed my first Equilateral Triangle quilt on Valentines day - the Fox & Friends quilt.

Fox & Friends by me!

I wrote tutorials for cutting and piecing equilateral triangles.
You can find the tutorial for cutting the triangles here.
And the tutorial for piecing triangles here.

Linda bought my Fox & Friends quilt pattern and shared these photos with me!

Linda's Fox & Friends quilt!

I love the dark blue flannel backing she chose.
And that polka dot binding is adorable!

Linda's Raccoon peeking!

For this quilt along, I have decided on the following layout for my triangles.
There are 12 rows of 17 pieces each.
And I am leaving the sides, as is.........
I think!
Planned Layout - 39" x 45"

This will result in a 39" x 45" quilt using 204 triangles.
Which are all cut out, stacked and ready to piece!

Have you ever wanted to make an equilateral triangle quilt?

The Sassy Quilter

There is still time to sign up!
Paula has set up a Flickr group for sharing our progress pics.
And she has rounded up the most incredible prizes to keep you motivated!

I am linking up with Paula of The Sassy Quilter for Cutting week #2 of the Triangle Quilt Along.

Join us!!!!


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Andrea @ Mouse in My Pocket said...

I'm doing the quilt along too! I see you've used your accuquilt (or something similar) to cut your fabric. I have to do mine by hand, so it's taking me a bit longer to cut (200 more to go). Are you planning any foxes, or butterflies or the like in this one?

RobotMomSews said...

AGH! SOOO cute!! Love it! And I signed up for the TQAL too!! :)

Susan at TheBoredZombie.com said...

That's so cool! Linda did a most excellent job!!

Elise Lea said...

Loving the colors Lorna! It will be so fun. And how awesome is that quilt from your pattern. You designed a beautiful one!

Jacqui S. said...

It is such a clever idea to have seen in your quilt Fox and Friends. I'd love to see what you create for the TQA!!

Vicki said...

This is so much fun...seeing you go from a pic of fabric to the triangles, etc. Exciting!

Suze said...

Thanks for being an encourager for the Triangle QAL. I'm going to try this one - lots of firsts in this for me. I'm excited to see each quilt evolve.

doloresquilts said...

This so cute! Just the perfect quilt for a baby gift.

Jo Ferguson said...

What an adorable quilt. I can see why the triangles are so addictive. Thanks for the inspiration. I've just added these to my bucket list.

suemac said...

I just ordered my equilateral triangle die from accuquilt. I am all for automating the process.

ChristaQuilts said...

Every time I see this quilt I just love it! Can't wait to see what you make with your next batch of triangles!

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

This is so very cute!! I am going to try and make one soon...love it!

Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation said...

I'm doing the QAL as well! I can't wait to cut into my fabrics! your fabric choices look great!

Thanks so much for showing this off at Needle and Thread Thursday!

:) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

Sue Daurio said...

I love the triangles! I am definitely going to give it a try, thanks for sharing your tutorial on piecing them, it's awesome!

Vicki in MN said...

Love love love your fabric choices!

margaret said...

The fox quilt is great, knew they were foxes faces straight away. Lots of us signed up to do the triangles, must get my fabric pressed and starched ready for the big day

Judy@Quilt Paradigm said...

Cannot wait to see those triangles all sewed together!! Love your color choices and I vote leave the sides - you can do it!! :)

DianeLoves2Quilt said...

Foxes and Racoons are just precious!

Paula@TheSassyQuilter said...

That quilt was just the cutest ever! So great to see others make the same:) It will be so cool to leave the edges angled!!!

Sheri said...

Love your fox and raccoon triangle quilt!!! It is so cute! I saw it on Sewjo Saturday and had to come have a closer look!

PersimonDreams said...

This is adorable! Love it!

CeLynn said...

I consider myself warned,because I am already thinking,this would look great as a smaller quilt on my chair in the living room... Lovely bright colors you chose!

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