Wednesday, April 12, 2017

March Finishes for Westering Women


Pink Deenster has finished setting her bright blocks (she also did a low-contrast set.)
She made up her own clever set that alternates blocks on point with blocks on the straight. Basic geometry means the blocks on point will take up more space.

So she added a frame to the blocks on the straight.

Size of block on straight  x 1.414 = Size of block on point

12" x 1.414 = 16.968
We'll call it 17"
Size of frame on each side finishes to 2-1/2"
Am I right Dena?

Danice has finished her Way West version



As has Bernice.

Ellen at LittleJewelQuilts used a triple-strip sash and a series of pieced and plain borders to get a larger quilt that is 80 x 91"
http://littlejewelquilts.blogspot.com/2017/03/taaa-daaa.html

The sorely missed Pat Summitt

Let's get those tops finished!
NOW!

3 comments:

Danice said...

Thank you for including my quilt top. Working on getting it quilted and bound:)

Marianne said...

Speaking of finishes, I just finished reading The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers, a new historical novel set in Civil War South Carolina. It's clear the author did loads of archival research while writing the book. I highly recommend it!

pinkdeenster said...

Thanks for including my top! Your calculations are correct! I really enjoyed this project. Now need to decide how it wants to be quilted and then get it quilted. Or maybe I'll give the longarmer carte blance to do both of them!