HI! Well, I am progressing on my pinwheel quilt, and I finally have time to post a few pics of my journey. So here we go!
Here is how I came up with my pinwheels:
Take 2 charms - they should be light/dark combos.
Place the 2 squares face to face:
Sew around all four sides of the square:
Now, you want to cut the square, corner to corner - top left to bottom right, and top right to bottom left - cut an X
Now, iron the triangles open - always to the dark side!
So now we have our 4 half square triangles!
Place the squares in the proper order - I had to keep looking at the first one I did so that I could get it right!
Time to sew.............when I first started, I was doing one at a time
But then I got the hang of it, and more confidence, and I started chaining them:
Gotta snip all the little pieces apart:
So now, you have the left side and right side, which must now be matched up and sewn together. Notice - the corners with the 1/4 inch difference - outside corners are pointed, inside corners do NOT match on corners - this is how you know which sides to attach.
Finished pinwheel! :-)
Many finished pinwheels!!!
I've sewn them all together. They now have 2 borders on them - no photos - will get those photographed and up tomorrow. Hopefully, tomorrow I will be able to get it sandwiched and quilted. :-)
Hope you enjoyed my journey of the pinwheels.
Any comments welcomed.