A quilt in bits

A very large potential quilt's constituents parts

A very large potential quilt’s constituent parts

I realised today that I have spent quite a long time making a heap of small squares and triangles.

I have sewn some of them together already to create blocks of twelve patches. There are sixty-four blocks in the stack in the top left of the snap. The other stacks include all of the patches that will eventually be my quilt. It took about nine months and several sewing machines to get to this point.

Somehow this lot has to be put together to create a huge square of beautifully incorporated squares and triangles.

My son says the triangles are “a bit like sandwiches”.

I fear I may be out of my depth.

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Posted on June 20, 2013, in Jacob's ladder quilt-making and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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