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Thread: I never was very good at math.

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    Super Member tesspug's Avatar
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    Wink I never was very good at math.

    I just realized I miscalculated for an Around the World quilt for my niece. I drew it all out on graph paper and counted how many half square triangles I would need. Then I cut that many squares. As I am sewing the first blocks together I realize I will need half the number of each color because each square is only half each color. I have enough squares to make almost two quilts. I was going to be short four blocks, but I'm not now.

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    wow, two quilts and you didn't even realize that second one was much work
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    I hate it when that happens! I've done the same thing. Keep them for another quilt????

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    Well, I guess you have a bonus quilt to make!!
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