I uploaded a video to YouTube introducing a quilt project I am working on. I call it Catch A Wave and it is my version of the classic Ocean Waves quilt.
Here is the link to the video https://youtu.be/ij1eR6TkCoA
I have always loved the Ocean Wave quilts and I had 2 1/2″ strips that were calling to me so I have started on this quilt. Limiting my palette of colors to just blues, greens, and the shades in between. The quilt image shown below is the lap size.
The block is an 8″ block made up of triangles in two different sizes. Ten 2 1/2″ half square triangle units in each block as well as four more 2 1/2″ half square triangles and two 4 1/2″ half square triangles.
I’m using different shades of orange on the opposite corners to add some sparkle to the quilt and to help hide my less than stellar machine quilting abilities.
The simple pieced border blocks I selected for this quilt are the same size in length as the main block which allows me to sew the border blocks to the quilt blocks during the row assembly. I love this construction method!
Please feel free to share the video link with any of your friends and quilting groups that you belong to. https://youtu.be/ij1eR6TkCoA
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