Were you wondering why you never got to see my finished triangles from the Triangle Quilt Along???
Well, it got a little crazy sorting through all the final entries that I got a little behind! I also got a new camera and am trying to figure out how to get decent pics….so easy on my trusty iphone.
This quilt finishes at 50″ x 64″. I just loved working with these fun prints in Sunnyside by Kate Spain for Moda. I used a layer cake to cut mine and then added some solids to fill in the gaps.
I quilted along each side of the diagonal seams in a 50wt, 100% cotton Aurifil thread. The color is a light gray that blended perfectly with all these different colors.
For the backing I used a print from the same line.
I used a Zig Zag stitch for my machine binding technique just to spice things up a bit! I think it is fitting for the triangles.
Actually, the stitch I used is a little more than just a zig zag, this is called an Elastic Stitch on your machine. It takes three stitches in each direction….a little prettier I think.
Keep the seam line in the center of the stitch and you are bound to catch your binding edge on the back of your quilt! This method can be a little more forgiving if you have a hard time keeping it in the ditch.
Here is the backside of the binding.
These labels are by ikaprint and can be designed in a ton of different styles! They really make it simple to get my quilts labeled, especially since I tend to forget that step…..I know, bad quilter!
These adorable labels can be purchased from ikaprint HERE!
ikaprint let me create my own online store with them so the labels are at a discounted price, yay! So click on the link above and have a look around.
Last Chance Link Up!
Now! Who out there missed the date to finish up there Triangle Quilt???
Well, just for fun…
I will be posting a Last Chance Link Up on June 1st and I am going to give you until August 1st to link up your finished quilt for a secret prize…..ooooh, the mystery:)
So keep at it guys and gals! It is not too late to be inspired and get those Triangle Masterpieces finished up! You can do it!
Keep it Sassy♥
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