Monday, August 1, 2016

Summer Solstice {Half square triangles}

The most recent "assignment" for the Summer Solstice QAL with Melissa at Happy Quilting is to put all of our half-square triangles together. I am making a four block version of the quilt in the baby size, so I needed to make 96 HSTs! I worked on them a little at a time and finally finished them up Friday night while watching baseball.


My version of the quilt will be similar to Melissa's original diagrams with three colors + background, so I only needed two different colors of HSTs.

For fun, I decided to lay out all of the pieces that I had made thus far and see how my blocks are going to look!


I LOVE how this is looking so far! The sections that are "blank" are the sections that we haven't made yet which will be the drunkard's path blocks. I haven't done any drunkard's path blocks before (but I have done a decent amount of curved piecing!) so this is a fun new adventure for me -- especially with their finished size being 3.5 inches!

Sharing at Happy Quilting -- check out everyone's progress!

6 comments:

  1. Love the colors you are using in this project. They are going to make some beautiful blocks.

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  2. They look fantastic!!! And great job on getting them all finished up ;) I love, love, love seeing your blocks starting to be laid out, so fun!!!!

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  3. Whoa - those are tiny drunkards path blocks, and I hope they go together well.

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  4. The colors are spot on! That flowery fabric is one of my favorites. I hardly have any left!

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