Thursday, July 26, 2012

Few Answers for Painted Zigzag


If you missed my previous post, refer to it while reading this.

Just want to do a quick post and answer few of the questions I have been asked.

This illustration shows how your zigzag would look if all the blocks were made the same.
I kind of like it. It almost replicates the angle of lightning in stormy weather.

To make my hsts I used even 4" squares, cut them diagonally and after sewing the hsts, trimmed them down to 3.5". The square then finished at 3". The block measures Nine inch square.

I am going to the Hershey show today. If you are going to be there, please say hello. 


7 comments:

  1. I was wondering what size HSTs you'd used and it's interesting to see your diagram. Have fun at the Hershey show!!!

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  2. tell us about the show, what did you think???
    thanks for the illustration yes I am still tempted :)
    Kathie

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  3. You gotta stop...I'm SUPPOSED to be working on a quilt for my daughter to take to college but when I saw the 'painted zigzag' I just HAD to try a 'couple' of blocks...I'm up to 20. It's TOO MUCH FUN to mess in the stash and find the fabrics. THANKS!

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  4. I just love that quilt design, thanks for the measurements. I wish I didn't have to sleep. I hope the show was fabulous.

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  5. This is a great quilt design-lots of possibilities. I love your zigzag quilt in the previous post. wow!
    best, nadia

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  6. Your Streak of Lightning quilt is just superb, love all those flowery fabrics--dazzling! Julierose

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