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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Stupid setting triangles!

Who picked this design anyway??!!

This setting triangle and the center/similarly pieced square were the bane of my existence at retreat last weekend (pictures next week!).

I double checked the math and used my companion and easy angle rulers to cut the bits but the pieced sections are too long for the center purple on both the triangle and the square. I measured all the bits again and again, tweaking seams but I still couldn't get them to fit.

I finally threw the whole project into my bin and started working on my Celtic Solstice borders. The only part I didn't remeasure was the purple triangles/square - I'm saving that for another day. You know, whereas that was where most people would have started when having trouble with this block. Oh well!


Frances said...

Keep at it .. you will get there.

Janet O. said...

Sometimes you just have to walk away and come back to it another day when the memory of all the frustration isn't so fresh. : )

Denise :) said...

How's it coming now? I think I have that purple fabric (in the event you need more--LOL!). :)