# Triangle Affair

## Here’s a quick and easy quilt that would look great in all colors.

For the quilter on a time budget.

MATERIALS

• 40 assorted 5" A squares including 8 sets of 2 squares of the same fabric*

• 1/2 yard teal print*

• 12/ 3 yards cream tonal* • Backing to size

• Batting to size

• Thread

• Basic sewing tools and supplies

COMPLETING THE BLOCKS & UNITS

1. Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of each B square.

2. Place a B square right sides together with an A square and stitch 1/4" on each side of the marked line as shown in Figure 1.

3. Cut the stitched unit apart on the marked line and press open to complete two A-B units as shown in Figure 2.

4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to complete a total of 80 A-B units.

5. Select four same-fabric A-B units. Join to make two rows as shown in Figure 3; press.

6. Join the rows to complete one Triangles block as shown in Figure 4; press.

7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to complete a total of eight Triangles blocks.

8. Join the remaining A-B units in sets of two matching units to make 24 A-B rectangle units as shown in Figure 5; press.

COMPLETING THE QUILT

Refer to the Assembly Diagram for joining blocks and units in rows.

1. Arrange and join two Triangles blocks with six A-B rectangle units to make a vertical row; press. Repeat to make a total of four rows.

2. Join the rows to complete the pieced center; press.

3. Join the C/D strips on the short ends to make one long strip; press. Subcut strip into two each 41/2" x 413/4" C strips and 41/2" x 411/2" D strips.

4. Sew C strips to opposite long sides and D strips to the top and bottom of the pieced center to complete the quilt top; press.

5. Create a quilt sandwich referring to Quilting Basics on page 94. 6. Quilt as desired. 7. Bind edges referring to Quilting Basics on page 94 to finish.