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Old 01-04-2013, 12:43 PM
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Well last night I thought I was getting near the end of my blocks for my Spiderweb quilt for our queen size bed. NOOOOOO, I miss-calculated how many I needed. I need to do another 100 triangles for a total of 400. Sigh, back to the sewing machine.
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Old 01-04-2013, 12:51 PM
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I am going to learn from your miscalculations ;-) I want to make one soon.
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Old 01-04-2013, 12:52 PM
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Oh my!!!! That quilt is really a labor of love!!!
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Old 01-04-2013, 02:28 PM
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Isn't that the pits. Soon you will see the light at the end of the tunnel. Good luck!
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:20 PM
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i feel your pain. i've been there, too. best wishes for a speedy finish.
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Any pics of the works in progress? Thinking about starting one...........
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Whoa, nothing worse than thinking you are almost finished and realize you are only 3/4ths the way through.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:09 PM
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I'm just about ready to start one... what size are your triangles?
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:36 PM
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I used Bonnie Hunter's tutorial from www.quiltville.com to draft my starting diamond. I wanted to use telephone book pages for my base so I cut 8 and 1/2 inch squares (just fit on the page)and then cut the squares in half on the diagonal. As you can see, I forgot to add the 1/4 inch seam allowance on the bottom of my starter diamond so when I sew them together, the points are going to disappear. I was well into them before I noticed but since it is just a scrap quilt for myself, I decided to continue with the way they were.
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