DWMonday

Good morning! I hope you all had a great weekend. Last Friday, I had a day off and a hot date with this layer cake.
It was a gift from my daughter last year and I have been debating what to make from it ever since. It is so hard to cut up a pristine layer cake! But cut I did. I had a plan for two different quilts and started cutting.
But I wasn’t paying enough attention and cut one group of triangles wrong. Ugh. So I changed my plans and cut my triangles smaller.

Many people ask about fabric waste with using a die cutter. This is all the waste from my layer cake. It would have been quite a bit less if I hadn’t had to recut my triangles.


 I started piecing the throw quilt I am making. I sewed one 4 patch to each print square and put them up on the wall.
 I’m liking this so far!

Linking up with Patchwork Times, Love Laugh Quilt, Em’s Scrapbag

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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19 Responses to DWMonday

  1. bsellers21 says:

    That soft gray is the perfect compliment to the prints in the layer cake. The quilt will be fabulous, it has such a vintage feel to it!

  2. Lisa says:

    There are some very nice pops of colour and of design in that layer cake fabric. It looks great.

  3. I like where this is going. I really like the colours and prints in that layer cake.

  4. Sandi says:

    I really like it too! Hugs,

  5. Jayne says:

    It’s so pretty! I love the colors mixed with the grey and white!

  6. Bonnie in Va says:

    Ok, you fooled me. There are absolutely no triangles in the quilt your showing. It’s fabulous but where are the triangles going? Just curious!

  7. Paige says:

    Like, Bonnie asked, where are the triangles going? The layer cake fabrics look great with white and gray.

  8. lois92346 says:

    Boy! You don’t waste any time, do you?? 🙂

  9. I like it too. That is a great assortment of prints in that layer cake too and the gray gives them center stage.

  10. Nann says:

    I like the gray/white/print design! I also like the enamelware containers for the units.

  11. Julierose says:

    Your throw quilt is really lovely–I like the way the gray/white 4-patches take your eye around…very nice. hugs, Julierose

  12. Linda Mincher says:

    Gorgeous quilt! I have found that I don’t have very much waste with the die cutter either.

  13. ♥♥♥ your quilt blocks with Simply Color! I like to post pictures of how little waste there is with my Accuquilt Go! also because there is so little – not much more than squaring up fabric.

  14. Love that quilt! So simple, yet so great! I’m very tempted to copy that pattern!

  15. AnnieO says:

    Lovely! I’ve never bought a layer cake, amazingly enough, though I have petted plenty in quilt shops and at shows. Hope your triangle rescue works out well.

  16. It is a very ‘likeable’ quilt! I like layer cakes as they work out the equivalent of buying 4 charm packs for the price of three ☺

  17. Em says:

    That hot date turned into something beautiful.

  18. lapaylor says:

    great job!
    LeeAnna

  19. Teri says:

    Love the shade of a grey you chose for the 4 patches. Perfect choice

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