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    Old 06-14-2013, 05:55 AM
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    Pattern: http://www.popularpatchwork.com/site...structions.pdf

    I've decided this is a great relatively-easy pattern for a friend's wedding, and I can make it pretty "neutral" in color as her mother suggested rather than the bright florals that this one uses. I have questions, though on the side setting triangles, and the 4 corners. Am I missing something? Where are they? My first quilt was an on-point pattern, and more recently my Blooming 9s... there were triangle pieces on all the ends, and on the 4 corners. What am I missing here? I know I'm just dense and not seeing what's happening on this pattern.
    Thanks for the help.
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    Old 06-14-2013, 06:15 AM
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    It looks like there are no setting triangles. The squares on point run all the way to the edge and you trim off the points to make a straight edge for the binding. I'd be concerned about leaving the 1/4" for the seam so you don't cut off any points when you sew the binding on.
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    Old 06-14-2013, 06:16 AM
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    they are there. on the sides I see a border of background fabric too. but you will have triangles. love that pattern. did you print it out yet. I haven't read it all but will do so. I see you cut five inch squares of bkground into triangles. not sure if that is all of them though. I would just have to go along making it. metres of background... i'd have to guess at that too. In the very last photo, I sort of see small side triangles and corner ones. they are not mentioned in the directions that I can tell. You should do fine though if you've done on point before. good luck.

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    Old 06-14-2013, 06:23 AM
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    Ok - I had to REALLY re- read the pattern several times to figure out what they were doing. This is what I got out of it - all the space generally dedicated to the usual on point setting triangles is being filled with charm squares. Row 1 is actually the top left of the quilt while row 22 is the bottom right. Does this help?
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    Old 06-14-2013, 07:48 AM
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    Cool pattern! Sounds like you've already got good advice here, I'll be watching for your pictures.
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    Old 06-14-2013, 07:54 AM
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    Sure does! Thank you...was wracking my brain on that one. And I found some fabric! (Laundry Basket Paint Box by Moda charm squares & yardage for ). It's relatively 'neutral' with some mids & darks for contrast. I think it'll work!
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    Old 06-14-2013, 02:57 PM
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    For this quilt or future reference:

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    Old 06-14-2013, 03:09 PM
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    Really neat pattern, thanks for posting!
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    Old 06-14-2013, 03:11 PM
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    Great pattern! Think I'd like to try smaller blocks and make a wallhanging....
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    Old 06-14-2013, 05:57 PM
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    You are amazing Jan!
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