Does anyone remember the Boundless fabric I bought ages and ages ago? Like, a year ago? Well, I finally made things with them! The quilt from last week was the 6″ jelly roll, and the rainbow charm squares are a triangle quilt that I have mixed feelings about so its been relegated to the ‘I shall deal with it later’ basket. But I knew just what I wanted to do with the green and blue charm squares. And I cut 84 squares in half to have 168 triangles.
It took a lot of time, just to let you know.
And then I started reading up of quilting tips and my whole world changed, I have wasted sooo much time, why didn’t I know this sooner?! I didn’t need to cut them in half, I could have just sewn and then cut!
Prepare to have your life changed –
Grab two squares. On the wrong side of the lighter colour draw a line diagonally from one corner to the other. Place on top of the other square, and sew down either side of the line, making sure that you stay a 1/4 inch away from the line.
Cut down the line. Press open and voila! You have two perfect half triangle squares! So, so quick and easy.
To test my newfound knowledge I made a couple of cushion covers with Moda Creekside charm squares. They turned out quite well I think 🙂