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Thread: Isosceles triangle baby quilt

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    Isosceles triangle baby quilt

    Thank you for your suggestions on seam-pressing! Once I got into the swing of this, it was easy to put together. I used a Quilt Sense Kalaidoscope ruler, and purchased fabrics online from Hawthorne Threads. Modern quilts are out of my comfort zone, but I am pleased with this little quilt! (I pressed seams to the side, alternating direction in each row, and pressed the seams open between the rows).
    Mommy-to-be requested a triangle quilt using mustard, mint and grey. They will not know the gender of the baby prior to birth. I added some navy dots and white on white, and the binding has faux piping. I even found backing fabric with tiny triangles. Hope this is what she has in mind!
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    all elements nicely done
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    This came together great!
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    I love everything about your quilt. You were so right to add that pop of navy, and I love the way you quilted it. The backing is perfect. What a great job!

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    came out great!!! love your points too.
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    Looks great...she should love it.
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    Those are colors I probably wouldn't choose together, but they look great in your quilt. I like the simple straight line quilting as well. A lovely job.

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    Sharp, modern looking quilt! I love the backing and flange binding also!

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    You did an excellent job. Mom to be will love it.

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    Beautiful quilt and quilting.
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    I love everything about this quilt - colors, layout, quilting, back, binding - did I miss anything? I think you have a future in modern quilts.

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    Very nice colors.
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    A great result. Mummy to be should be thrilled.

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    I love this quilt, did you use a pattern?

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    great result!

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    That's really so nice!!
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    everything about this quilt is perfect........................

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    Just what the mother order.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cannyquilter View Post
    I love this quilt, did you use a pattern?
    No pattern.....just cut out lots of triangles and played with layout until it looked ok, then lots and lots of pinning to get the points to match. I starched the fabric pretty well prior to cutting-helps tame those bias edges!

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    Thanks, I've a fat quarter bundle and a baby quilt to make so think I will have a go with that. Can you tell me what width you cut your strips and the angle you used? Much appreciated.

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    Looks great!!!

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    Cute as can be! Mommy will love it!

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    You really did a beautiful job on this quilt!
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    Perfect baby quilt regardless of gender, you did a great job!
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