Thursday, March 14, 2013

Triangle Thursday 10

March 14, 2013
Road to Oklahoma
This design is number 2644 in Barbara Brackman’s Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns. It is attributed to Ladies Art Co.  The Ladies Art Co. was the first company to provide mail-order quilting patterns.  Visit Connie Chunn’s website Ladies Art Company for more information about the company and examples of the catalogs and newspaper ads. Click here for a printer friendly version.

Cutting directions are for 6” and 4” finished size.
Number to cut
Green Squares  
2 ”
1 ½”
Green Rectangles
2 x 3 ½”
1 ½” x 2 ½”
Blue Squares
1 ½”
Blue Triangles
Use the 1 1/2” triangle template
Use the 1” triangle template

Start by sewing your half square triangles on to the corners of the rectangles. Pay attention so the triangles, when sewn, are facing the correct directions.  Sew the squares together to make your four patch. 

Once you have the four patch finished, sew the pieces into rows. Then sew the rows together.  I ironed the top and bottom rows to the squares.  The center row was ironed toward the four patch. 

That’s it for today's Triangle Thursday.  I was tickled to have the blue waste triangles and still have yardage so I could do the squares.  I’m beginning to be over run with these little blocks.  I need to figure out something to do with some of them.  Happy Quilting! 

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