Sunday, October 6, 2013

Sherbet Pips Equilateral Triangles

sherbet pips triangles

I have been wanting to make an equilateral triangle quilt and decided to use my fabrics from Aneela Hoey's Sherbet Pips collection.

sherbet pips collection

I have had these fabrics for a while and have talked myself out of using them several times.  I should at least wait until it gets cooler before making a quilt with these lovelies.  It isn't really scarf wearing weather yet (at least where I live), but I couldn't wait any longer.

sherbet pips pups

I know many of you are familiar with this collection since it came out in 2011, but I thought I would share my favorites.  These little dogs are too cute and I love the scooter fabrics.  I am also crazy about the colors, especially the soft shades of pink and grey.

Sherbet pips scooters

Selvage edges for another project later...

Sherbet pips selvage edges

Ok... a few more favorites...  the little dog running with the scooters, the little dog riding the scooter, and the little snail on the move... just too cute.  I didn't really notice these little guys until I started cutting the fabric.

sherbet pips equilateral triangles

For a refresher course in cutting equilateral triangles, I looked around for a tutorial.  Faith from Fresh Lemon Quilts has a great tutorial that is short and sweet, but very specific and you can view it here: Cutting Equilateral Triangles.

equilateral triangles

Here are a few links for some of my similar quilt projects...

Stay tuned for more...

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13 comments:

  1. Wow so pretty..I love her fabric. Have a great sunday!

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  2. I just loved these fabrics too! Your quilt will be adorable.

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  3. that is going to be a cute quilt.

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  4. I'm a huge fan of her fabrics. I think I have a bit of them all : ) Enjoy your sewing. I look forward to seeing this one.

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  5. I have the same fabric and I finally did pinwheels with them and made a quilt for my grand daughter. I just love the charaters.

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  6. Very cute fabrics...the simple triangle piecing will really show off the cute prints

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  7. I love this line, too, and it will be an awesome quilt! Heading over to see that tutorial now, so thanks for the link.

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  8. Love seeing the progress in little posts just like this! Those are very sweet fabrics and it is great to see the details. Looking forward to seeing more!

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  9. I am getting ready to start a triangle quilt myself:) I just love the colors in this line too. I keep saying I am going to save my selvages too! Gotta, gotta do it. Should be fun.

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  10. Your favorite prints are mine too! Can't wait to see this finished. I love Sherbert Pips and also triangles!!

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  11. This is the perfect pattern for this line. can't wait to see it.
    xo jan@sewandsowfarm

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  12. That's gonna be great! An equilateral triangle quilt is definitely on my list. Thanks for sharing about the fabric! I wasn't "designer fabric aware" yet in 2011 so it's fun for me to see it!

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  13. This is going to be a fabulous quilt.Have fun playing with these beautiful fabrics!!

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