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Thread: pinwheel

  1. #1

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    Mar 2010
    Ihave tried everyway I know to make my points meet in the middle and they dont.What am I doing wrong.This pattern consist of two triangles.it shows the points meeting in the middle.If someone would show me assembly rows for this pattern it would help a lot.It is called the Wind Mill or Pin wheel quilt.
    Newbie to this

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
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    I just finished my second quilt with pinwheels in them! Check out pinwheel Panache thread posted earlier today to see the latest.


    I found that lining them up and pinning, pinning, pinning, hold your breath while you sew and pray. jk - almost

    But do line them up seam to seam, pin in place, sew slowly.

    Put a pic up and I may be able to see where your not hitting it on the mark.

    PM me if you wish, I'll help you through it.

  3. #3
    Power Poster
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    Mar 2009
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    Here is a thread about pinwheels. Check out the tutorial link in CherryB's post.

  4. #4
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    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    I learned a fast way to do pinwheels. You put two squares right sides together and sew a quarter inch all around the perimeter. Then you cut it in half on the diagonal and you get 2 half squares that you can turn and sew into a pinwheel. Look for the seam where the point is cut and pin at that point. Seems to be a good guide for me. That might not be really clear but I will try to find the link to the youtube video.

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