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Thread: Easy Carpenters Wheel

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    Senior Member JuneD's Avatar
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    Actually bobbie the square is one size. I used the 24 inch square and added borders. (Sorry for the delay in answering. Life got in the way)
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    That's really pretty. I want to try one myself.
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    It was easy & it is BEAUTIFUL! I cannot wait to try this now that I know how to do it without those dang Y-seams!
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    beautiful and love the colors you picked )
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    Easy? OK I will make mine now, wish I had your color sense, lovely quilt...........
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    Quote Originally Posted by JuneD View Post
    Judy, the pattern I used for the Carpenters Wheel is made up of half square triangles instead of the in-set squares. They are MUCH easier than the squares!!!

    you've completely lost me. A carpenter's wheel is 64 squares, most of which are half square triangles. Why would there be "in-set" squares?
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    Yup. Did mine "easy" too and boy was I glad! Great job!

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    Someone please explain to me what's hard about 8 rows of 8 squares? Even if most of the squares are HST.
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    Beautiful!!!

    As to why this quilt is usually so hard - the original version isn't made with squares and HST. Google the original pattern and you'll understand.
    Last edited by Neesie; 07-23-2012 at 06:54 AM.
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    Ooh-love your fabrics-beautiful!
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