Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Remember that pack of turnovers....??

For those of you that aren't quilters......turnovers are pre-cut triangles.....'s a well known fact that i dislike working with how this pack of turnovers ended up in my sewing room is still a mystery to me......must have been a weak moment.....

Well.....the little devils were in there sticking their tongues out....putting their fingers in their ears and me!!

Walking into the sewing room was frightening......

So ..... i cut the suckers up and made them into diamonds!!

Paired them with white......didn't even know i had white muslin......then added a bright orange border.....

I think i may add another white border and then maybe a purple border...

Now they think they're a magic carpet!!

Quick...... catch'm!!

Little windy up here today.....



  1. That is beautiful. I wished I had your talent.

  2. Hi there, I love this post because it was so whimsical! This quilt reminds me of orange sherbert and I love all the diamonds. I hope the snow has subsided for a few days/hours-we haven't had any since last week but it is mighty cold here.
    I've got to shop today for fabric for our upcoming grandbaby but haven't figured out a pattern yet.
    Have a wonderful, warm day and great week celebrating the New Year.
    Hugs, Noreen

  3. That is beautiful, & I agree with rmslil....I sure wish I had your talent too. I love seeing the snow in the background. I thought of you this morning while I was making out the check to pay our propane bill.

  4. What a cute and cheerful quilt! Can't help but smile when you look at it!

  5. That's the way to snag those little beasties! Show them who is boss!!

  6. Very impressive and beautiful! I've got some triangles, perhaps this is the answer for me as well.

  7. i love those triangles....that looks great

  8. I love the diamonds. You are a talented lady for sure!

  9. Just look at how beautiful you made those scraps. I love it. Helen

  10. I love how they turned out. I love working with triangles...I know I know...strange.


  11. Glad you explained that. I thought turnovers were something to eat. Very pretty!

  12. You have done a fantastic job...Happy New Year to your and your family...

  13. That's really cute Linda Maye! I like it! And I'll bet it went together pretty quickly. I LOVE all this pre-cut fabric!