Besides a visit to the dentist, and acquiring a new filling, I spent Tuesday cutting and sewing! I have decided that the blue and red fabrics from Sunday's post are going to be made into half-square triangles.
I cut and chain-pieced until there was a stack of 4 inch squares:
There are several really quick and easy piecing methods for half square triangles, and some great tutorials on the net. This quick piecing method is such an efficient and satisfying way to sew, it takes all the difficulty of out sewing with triangles.
It was not until these blocks were on my design wall (the floor) that I realized just how many different ways there are that you can lay out these blocks. But I have chosen to stick with the very simple and uncomplicated.
Today's Golden Rule: Measure Twice, Cut Once.