Blue Triangles is another from my vintage collection of quilt tops that have been made into wonderful quilts that we use. As I have described before, I love to complete the work of someone who has come before me; it feels right somehow.
The pattern is a Thousand Pyramids variation, set sideways. Using a slightly different dark/light arrangement, it would be Streak o’ Lightning or Lightning. Almost all of the lights in this quilt are vintage men’s shirtings. And I am just guessing that at some point it needed to get just a little bit wider, and additional scraps were found.
I used this quilt top to help me learn to machine quilt, managing to quilt the whole thing without marking.
Back to the present—A Sneak Peek
Remember the wheels from the Wheel Medallion in the most recent post?
In addition to the many other preconceived notions I had regarding that quilt, I also thought it would have a snaky border of these fan sections, but that did not turn out to be the case. Sooooo, I had 28 of these block parts leftover. I LOVE leftovers, because they challenge me to solve the puzzle of dealing with them.
So here is a glimpse of how I am working on with them.
Seriously, people: Never throw anything away!