Day 2 of Fabri-Quilt New Block Blog Hop

Today’s New Block bloggers are:

Josi @ Avacodo Quilts
Stephanie @Quilt’n Party
Cristy @ Love You Sew
Sarah @ Sarah Goer Quilts
Shelly @ The Carpenter’s Daughter Who Quilts
Jayne @ Twiggy & Opal
Sharla @ Thistle Thicket Studio 

Adrian @ Making It — Family Food Quilts Crafts
Julie @ PInk Doxies
Sarah @ 123 Quilt
Jane @ Jolly and Delilah Quilts
Carrie @ The Zen Quilter

The host for today is Cheryl.

Go check out their free 12 x 12 quilt blocks.

You can also find links to each blog block on this Pinterest page:

Sew impressed,

Wanda

Folding Fat Eighths.

 

Quilting Adventures, my local quilt shop, recently had a “Stuff Your Sewing Basket” sale which they have once a year. If you are on their email list, they send you an email with that day’s goodies for sale. They ship the items or you pick them up at the store.

Anyway, I purchased two sets of 6 Fat Eighths in orange and gray:

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They were too cute to use, but I was curious how they were folded:

Fold the fabric into thirds:

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This is the tricky part, from the left pull the fabric up to the right until there is about a half inch above the top of the fabric on the right corner of the triangle.

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Fold the flap over the back and finger press it against the back. You should have a sharp edge on the left and the top of the fabric.

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Now lift the creased top part and lay it inside and on top of the long strip. You can now start to make the triangles, back and forth until you get to the end.

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At the end, tuck the end triangle tail into the back of the triangle stack.

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That’s how it was folded.

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The selection of fabrics made me very happy.

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Okay, so I’ll have to use them now.