Christmas in July!

I was invited to participate in a QAL for Fat Quarter Shop . Here are the fabrics I used.

The pattern called for two charm packs, but I used a jolly bar cut in half, yielding two sets of five inch squares. I had to make a bunch of HSTs so I layered a few of my squares and drew a line across the back.

Then you sew on the line and trim.

This got old quick. So I decided it was time to try this tape, purchased from Fat Quarter Shop .

This is how it works.

Much faster!

I can’t share anymore just yet, but you’ll see it soon. Have a great day!

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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5 Responses to Christmas in July!

  1. Cocoa Quilts says:

    I am a diagonal seam tape girl now too. It is such a time saver.

  2. Darlynn Venne says:

    Like your fabric choice~

  3. Zenia Rene says:

    I use this tape too!

  4. Dotti in CT says:

    What are you going to do with all those extra triangles. I really like the convience of charm packs but when certain sizes waste so much I find cutting the larger piece that gives me two triangles. I was surprised you did not use accuquilt.

  5. I love my diagonal seam tape too!! It’s SO MUCH better than drawing all those lines 😉 I’ve been making more masks, I found a pattern on YT that gives more space between my mouth and the fabric making it much easier to talk. I posted about it on FB and now family & friends are asking me to make some for them 😮 That’ll teach me! LOL

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