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  • Re: Math is a four letter word.

    I have to get painting and I can't tear myself away from here today. You guys are hitting on all my hang ups today. I have bins filled with 4" squares. I must have thousands of them. I want to do make simple backings with squares in squares or settings but could not figure out how to make the...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Diane Morgan on Thu, Oct 7 2010
  • Re: Math is a four letter word.

    Thea I know on the chart for on point with a block that finishes at 6 in. it takes a 9 in block to make the setting triangles. But it has been a while since I did on point so I would have to get out my pencil and paper and start playing to see if smaller would work. I am with you....my brain isn't...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Thu, Oct 7 2010
  • Re: Math is a four letter word.

    Thea I don't have the ruler. I always use setting triangles when I do on point. But if I understand the info correctly to use the block as the setting triangle I think some of the blocks are going to have to be bigger to be able to make the triangles the correct size. I don't know for sure though...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Thu, Oct 7 2010
  • Re: Math is a four letter word.

    Prairie Dog Go to www.quiltbug.com It gives you the formula as well as a table that tells you what size your setting triangles need to be to set blocks on point. Hope this helps. Once you go to the site click on learn in the left hand column. Then scroll down the page to Setting quilt or block on point...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Thu, Oct 7 2010
  • Re: Math is a four letter word.

    Praire Dog I don't understand why you are having to cut the blocks on the diagonal unless you are talking about the setting blocks on the outside rows. Most of the setting triangles are a slightly bigger size. I have seen somewhere that tells you how big those need to be, I will try to find the site...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Nana on Thu, Oct 7 2010
  • "ON POINT"

    I like the looks of quilts that are on point. Sometimes, I would like to make blocks on point and have done so when using a pattern. No big deal, just cut the size it tells me! Does anyone know of a formula or method to calculate the sizes? The square that is cut into the triangles to set the blocks...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Marsha on Tue, Aug 3 2010
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