Saturday, November 15, 2014

accuquilt Go Challenge Isosceles die

accuquilt go challenge

Hi everybody, If you read my  recent EQ tutorials, it’s no surprise that I made a quilt using the isosceles GO die and 3” finished HST die

The isosceles Go! die is an oldie but goodie Smile

and after reading the comments and comparing my own dies I had, the 3” HST die fits the edges of this die to make a kaleidoscope block.

Here’s my dies ready to go.

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This is the layout I had designed in EQ

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So I started cutting away with ANY blue and white scraps I had

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all sorted in piles of 10

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and whites on top, now here I used ANY white, not just solid white

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and white corner triangles

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all ready to sew

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Not too much contrast, but that’s okay

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I ironed toward the blues

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The only part I pinned was after 4 pieces, so half a block, to have the middle match up

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I ended up ironing toward the blue on the back too and doing a twisty thing on the middle

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then added the corner triangles

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two different blocks all done

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and the top is done, kind of fun that some blocks have great contrast, some don’t.

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there’s some crazy prints in there Winking smile

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Here it’s all quilted

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I did a simple curved lines from corner to corner

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then a loopy design on the inner border and leaves on the outer border

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and the backing, I had a lot of this dotted fabric and it was JUST enough for the whole quilt!

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a fun floral blue fabric for binding.

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when I first got this die I made this quilt with a FQ pack

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I quilted a freeform rose all over pattern on it

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If you search on pinterest there’s a lot of cute quilts there

don’t know if this is more of an equilateral triangle, but cute anyways

Fox & Friends ... by Lorna McMahon | Quilting Pattern - Looking for a quilting pattern for your next project? Look no further than Fox & Friends Triangle Quilt from Lorna McMahon! - via @Craftsy

and a riley blake one

Mommy by day Crafter by night: Isosceles Triangle Quilt Along... the supplies.

I like thisthis idea and I could see how a bunch of long strips sewn together and then folded on the die would be SEW easy to cut out

a quick little tutorial on how to construct the scrappy triangle blocks

I like this idea, similar to mine above, but this one is better Winking smile

Isosceles kaleidoscope quilt

love this too

Jan P Krentz. Isosceles triangles

another fun one, sort of opposite of mine

Quilt -- this can be replicated with #AccuQuilt dies

 

Here’s my accuquilt pintererest board

7 comments:

SewCalGal said...

Beautiful quilts Bea.

SewCalGal
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Sharon said...

What a cute new quilt. I, too, like the low contrast mixed in. Good scrap buster, I bet.

Cynthia Woodham said...

I love your quilt. I will have to add these 2 dies to my christmas wish list.

Barb said...

wow...talk about inspiration...you got it!!

margaret said...

a great quilt, I do not have the accuquilt machine but suppose this can be done without it just have to be very careful when cutting the triangles out

Nancy said...

The isosceles quilts are so pretty. I can see how the accuquilt die can really make the cutting easy and quick.

Carla said...

CUTE CUTE CUTE.
You're amazing as always