Cutting Corners Donation Top

I spent last Sunday finally working on the Cutting Corners donation top. I was fiddling around not knowing what to do. I pulled out a piece of Dear Stella orange dot fabric and was inspired to use it as the sashing. Off I went.

Using Cutting Corners Ruler
Using Cutting Corners Ruler

The Cutting Corners ruler is not an easy ruler to use, especially for someone like me who is pattern reading challenged. I finally got the critical information and worked on the sashing. The picture above shows the first steps of creating the lozenge shape.

I am not sure this is the easiest method to create this type of sashing.

Cutting Corners Donation Quilt
Cutting Corners Donation Quilt
Cutting Corners Donation quilt in process
Cutting Corners Donation quilt in process
Cutting Corners Donation Quilt
Cutting Corners Donation Quilt

I am having problems with the corner triangles. The directions for the side triangles are ok. The corner triangle directions are abysmal. There is one line about how to make the corner triangles. I have been emailing back and forth with Mrs. K, but I think I am going to have to call her and get more info.

I probably would have used a different sashing fabric if I had been thinking more. I went with my intuition, though and I kind of like the effect of the orange.

I hope to be able to finish at least the top soon. Perhaps this weekend.

Author: Jaye

Quiltmaker who enjoys writing and frozen chocolate covered bananas.

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