February 5, 2014

Delectable Mountain Quilt progress

Despite my best intentions, I got ZERO sewing time, yesterday.  Today, I was able to start sewing after lunch.  I took some photos of the process.  I've decided to make two sets at a time.


Lay the half square triangles right sides together- lights and darks are opposite each other


Cut them into 4– 2" strips- make sure you are cutting the correct direction!


Rearrange the order of the 4 strips so they will make a delectable mountain


Stitch the 4 strips together, then stitch both sections together.  I've decided not to stitch the two sections together, for every set of two.  That will give me more versatility, for the design I want.


Here are a couple of potential layouts.  This block is very versatile.  Now, I better get back to stitching; I have about eleventy million sets to cut and stitch.


If you want to make your own Delectable Mountain blocks, the link is here.
May your bobbins always be full,

5 comments

  1. So pretty. Looks complicated at first but then after your pics it looks achievable to me

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  2. That's so pretty, you picked perfect fabric, the contrast really makes it pop.

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  3. That is so clever! thanks so much for illustrating that. :)

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  4. Una idea estupenda. La pondré en práctica. Gracias!!

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