Monday 2 July 2018

Morning Glory: Making Part 7

This month it's time to make the corner triangle blocks - they're quarter Dresdens with overlapping petals which are completed using applique. This is a perfect block for showing off some stunning fussy cutting. Or, like me, you might simply enjoy seeing your selected fabrics harmoniously come together.
First up, it's time to prep all the Templates. I wish there was a quick way to end up with all the right pieces just waiting for assembly - but there isn't! Take your time and make sure your pieces are all accurate.
There are 8 x wedges forming the Dresden Triangle Block. Start by appliqueing the curved edge wedge first, as below
 back view
 turning over the petal top edges
and front view
Next, it's time to create the 'blade' layer
stitch from pin to pin marked below
and sew between the same lines
back view of blades stitched together
front view
Next, sew in the blade tips
 back of the block
 front view
Now that all the elements are assembled, it's time to bring them together
Using the constructed pattern as a guide, 
 I positioned my pieces, overlapping with small dabs of Roxanne Basting Glue

 Building up from the corner outward
 back view of completed block
 Make sure you check your piece sizing and positioning as you glue down the pieces
1 x Corner Triangle Block applique motif shapes completed

BOM 2018, My Biggest Year Ever! 

Morning Glory is my current paid BOM. It's an applique and pieced quilt. 

You can start this BOM today! 

Simply click the quilt image to learn more.

To see some of the breathtaking examples that are taking shape, simply visit my Free BOM Group on Facebook where progress images are being shown all the time. It's a massive inspiration and I warn you, it's addictive!

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