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« on: January 18, 2011 05:28:30 AM »

i donated these to my local community living curling bonspeil this past weekend. the organizers said they sold twice as many raffle tickets this year compared to last when it was just for a bottle of baileys. by far my new go to quilt for charity donations... you can get two tops for the work of one.  Wink


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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2011 06:27:13 AM »

So cute!  Did you use and 1/2 square triangle secret tricks?  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2011 06:56:49 AM »

nope, just the two square right sides together. draw a line corner to corner, sew on either side of the line, cut apart...
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2011 06:58:50 AM »

Very, very pretty!!

What are "1/2 square triangle secret tricks" - that you did not use?
Is there any place I could go to find out about them?
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2011 07:23:27 AM »

I think that is the 1/2 square triangle trick that you used. I found this link that explains it.http://www.patchwork-and-quilting.com/quick-pieced-half-square-triangles.html
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2011 07:32:30 AM »

Beautiful sloth!

There's discussion and links here on a few other ways to make them! I've only ever made them the way sloth did but will definitely try the tube method sometime Grin

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=369927.0
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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2011 07:43:49 AM »

This is absolutely great!  It's simple but elegant.  I actually have been thinking of making this very quilt for a neighbour going through a rough patch.  Thanks for the inspiration!
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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2011 08:02:20 AM »

i think i will try the tube method sometime myself. 

my only problem is tend to scrappy scrappy scrappy quilts and the tube gives you lots of the same. i suppose with a small enough triangle tho.  hmmm.  off to add another to my list.  Wink


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« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2011 08:21:20 AM »

That's what I was thinking, but then you will have lots of triangles made up for all your future scrappy quilt needs lol! Grin
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« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2011 09:47:38 AM »

sounds like a half square triangle swap? Cheesy
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