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 Hi everybody working on a new quilt untill I got to these .Takes about 30 min. to make one unit .My question is it gotta be and easy way to do this .I'm open for suggestion or my maybe the way I'm doing them is the only way.

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Comment by ann/LA on July 13, 2012 at 6:10pm

Lynne Thanks petty much doing that but was not marking the pieces went back and tryed that and thats going to work, just need to do as Babara said using a scant 1/4 seam.Maryam of course I had allready cut out all the quilt and Pam now that I've got one made I'll have have that glass of wine  

Comment by Barbara Graham on July 13, 2012 at 3:15pm

Don't stop breathing, Ann, they are really quite simple. As Lynne explained, the secret is stoping that 1/4", better a thread or two bigger than too scant.  You only have the one where A and C meet. I like to sew from the outside edge toward the area where all will meet and back stitch at the 1/4" place.

Comment by Pam/NY on July 13, 2012 at 3:13pm

I suggest a new pattern and a bottle of wine!!! Good luck...can't wait to see the results.

Comment by Lynne on July 13, 2012 at 3:09pm

Ann, when doing set-in seams. You have to stop sewing your 2 C units at the 1/4 inch mark. Doesn't hurt to backstitch once at the joint where A will be placed. Then pick one side,,, sew A piece stopping at the 1/4 inch seam allowance. Rotate A unit to the other C unit and placing needle down at the 1/4 inch mark of the C units. Best bet would be to mark on the wrong side of these pieces, C & A, the 1/4 inch seam,, joining the mark at the corner. Hope this helps.

Comment by MARYAM/MO on July 13, 2012 at 12:50pm

Ann, does the fabric for C need to be one piece?  what if you make your c/d as HSTs and then add a seperate HST for the other pieces of your c?  What size does this unit need to be? (HST = Half Square Triangles)

 

Comment by MARYAM/MO on July 13, 2012 at 12:47pm

OR you could make your A in 2 triangles rather than break up your C....if you do that just add 3/8" to your square A dimension and cut in half diagonally

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