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9.22.2012

aqua and olive :: a pyramids baby quilt.





{reeeally could have used an ironing before photographing}








You're looking at my first equilateral triangle quilt. I love the colors and composition, the one thing I don't love is sewing so many seams on the bias. I will likely make another, but hope there are fewer swear words involved on the next.  I had a little difficulty with some of the seam intersections because of the direction I sewed and pressed in my first few rows. I was obviously not thinking.  It probably wouldn't have hurt to read a tutorial on this but I just went with it. I didn't take it apart and do it over, but definitely learned my lesson, I think. 

Best to ya! 

xo Erica

15 comments:

Kelly O. said...

I think it looks fabulous!!

Miss Gerda said...

beautiful colors and layout! thank you for posting this.

Debbie said...

Love this! I really need to try one!

LeeAnn said...

So I am about to embark on a quilt like this for the first time. What was it about the ironing that made a difference? Save me some swear words!

memmens said...

Very lovely, I just assumed that the wrinkles were the effect of washing and drying - it looks great!

Cristin said...

No need to iron a quilt, they're supposed to be crinkly :-) And you're braver than me! I have yet to tackle any sort of triangle quilt... they scare me for some reason.
Its really gorgeous though, love those colors!

Joanne Huffman said...

I love it - and would never try triangles my self; so I'm impressed with your courage.

logan said...

Love this quilt! Would you mind sharing what dimensions you ended up using? I'd love to make one for my sweet girl!
Thanks!
Logan

beth lehman said...

it's beautiful!! i love the way you use color!! these colors are just beautiful!

Jenny said...

I love this, and I'm with LeeAnn: Can you share what you learned? Or did you find a tutorial that addressed your problems? I have not attempted this yet.

P.S. Your color sense is just amazing.

molly::applecyder said...

This one is fantastic. GREAT COLORS.

I just finished a full sized top using eq. triangles and I completely know what you mean about pressing. And yet, I didn't really figure out a good way to do it. Boo.

randi--i have to say said...

This is a lovely quilt! The colors are perfection!

Robyn said...

Lately I've been coming across beautiful quilts on Pinterest and I just realized that all of the ones that I find so striking are yours. Your colour sense is wonderful and so are your quilts!

Stacy Olson said...

Loving your quilt. Just finished my first triangle quilt and published a free pattern on my site.
www.freshlyhandmade.com

Brittany Walsh said...

Where did you purchase this fabric? Do you know the color names?