Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Lucky Charm

Here is my Shamrock.
More like a four leaf clover and a little anemic.
Could have been more dramatic in a poison green, but I didn't have enough variety in that color way.

Here is the layout:
To set it on point, I cut two 5"x 8" rectangles and with the right sides facing up, cut them in half at a 30 degree angle.
Applied these units to all four sides of the 7" twister and then...
squared it up to 8.5" x 8.5".  Made a 1/4" bias stem and appliqued it on.
Enjoy!
Jeanne over at Crystal Creek Quilts is designing one too.
Keep your eye on her blog for when she posts hers.
Had a heck of a time trying to upload pics today.
Madame Samm recommended adding them in HTML, and viola, it worked!
Thanks for the suggestion.

24 comments:

  1. Great work Cheryl but I think the Valentine heart or the Christmas wreath are still my favourites.

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  2. Wonderful block to start the month March! Thanks for the quick tutorial on setting the block on point.

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  3. Love it

    Chirstine

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  4. I love that! I had to order my twister ruler after seeing your heart quilt. It's pretty neat!

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  5. WOW! You are doing a fantastic job every time you get near a sewing machine :-).
    Thank you so much for sharing your way of making it with us.
    Greeting from Anne-Mette

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  6. Wonderful-- Cheryl! Thank you for sharing ideas as to how to create a variety of projects with this nifty ruler. I made the little wall hanging (finished size 11" x 12 1/4")using the small ruler at a retreat I attended this last weekend. Lot's of fun to make and all who was at the retreat is wanting to make one too!

    Carolyn :)

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  7. How sweet. I want one...lol Hugs.

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  8. Just LOVE this little beauty!
    It turned out wonderful!

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  9. Another version of Twister quilt! You've been having so much fun playing with those rulers. I was just thinking to go back to my sewing room to make "something" for our show and tell at the meeting...

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  10. Now that is really clever! and fun.

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  11. You are SO clever! Just look at the 4 leaf clover! Thanks for taking the time to give us a tutorial

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  12. Very creative Cheryl, I love it!!!

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  13. This is gorgeous!!!! I love it!!!

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  14. I love it! You are very creative.
    I made your heart one and I just love it. Soon to be posted.

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  15. What a beautiful block.. so I'm lucky that you posted instructions too! Thanks for that...I'll use it next St Paddys day! :)

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  16. oooo, Cheryl, very cool - great job - I MUST get one of those mini twister tools - mine isn't a twister shamrock - mine's applique. not 1/2 as nice as yours.

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  17. Love your shamrock...I need to try this one! But first I need the ruler you are all talking about...what have I missed?

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  18. Hi Cheryl, this little block is very interesting this week, tonight I will do it.
    Another thing, I really enjoyed your shamrock, it has some meaning and what is the size of the squares,cause I like to have mine ....Bettina

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  19. hmmm, thought I left a comment about how much I love this! I do!

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