Friday, October 23, 2015

Triangle Tango Finish

"Triangle Tango" is a pattern by Missouri Star Quilt Company, or you can see it made on Youtube as the "Falling Triangles" quilt. But quite honestly, after seeing the online picture of it, I created it in EQ7.

My version makes 8" blocks which are just half-square triangles in an Attic Windows setting. My quilt is 62" X 74".

Isn't this a pretty spot? It's at the back of the sales office building in Brownwood, a few miles from my house.

I didn't want to spend hours custom quilting this one, so I used a blue wash-out marker to section off three areas. Then, in each of those areas I quilted a different all over design.
Hooked swirls.

Triple paisleys. 


The sections are divided by circles that I quilted with the aid of a 1/8"-thick acrylic circle ruler. These aren't meant for ruler work quilting, so what I did in this video is a "no-no." It could have been disastrous if the ruler foot hopped up over the ruler.

Another pretty finish, I think, with this yellow mini pearl bracelet binding.

I'm trying to get half-square triangles out of my system. Can you tell? Linda


  1. I love this quilt! The different quilting patterns really make you take notice and draw you in. Sometimes you need to break the rules to get what you want!

  2. This is so bright and cheery. The yellow binding is a perfect touch.

  3. Bright and happy, and a great selection for the colorful triangles! I don't think we'll ever get half-square triangles out of our systems!! They make such fun quilts and are full of surprises.

  4. Oooh, this quilt is on my list! I just love how beautiful yours turned out. I have quite a list, so we'll see if it ever gets made. Great photo shoot!

  5. Linda, what a beautiful quilt! Another one, I should say! thanks for the little video - fun! And I thought that lovely angel was in your yard :-)

  6. Another great finish! I like the simplicity of this quilt which really highlights the lovely bright fabrics against the white background and of course once again your amazing quilting!

  7. HSTs can be really awesome. This is a nice design for them, and a terrific fabric medley, Linda :)

  8. What a fun and happy quilt! Nice finish.

  9. Cute and colorful! And I love your approach to the quilting, a touch of whimsy well executed of course!

  10. My oh my, what a lovely quilt.
    It makes me smile . . . so cheerful:)
    Have a lovely week.
    Connie :)

  11. I really like this one! The colors - the movement.
    I am going to try dividing my next quilt in sections. I get bored using the same all over design throughout the quilt but don't want to take the time to custom quilt everything. I think this is the perfect way to do it.

  12. This a such a fun quilt and a great way to highlight lots of great prints.Like Leila says, lots of movement.

  13. Woo Hoo! Another finish. Love this one!



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