- Making strips which you sew together, cut into squares and sew together in a zig zag pattern.
- Cutting triangles which you piece together to form the zig zag pattern.
As the fat quarters were not really useful for this method (next time I would plan better before hands and buy a jelly roll which is precut into strips), I had to piece the strips together. Because of the busy patterns you hardly notice. At least I don't, and I have to like this quilt!
The things I hate most about sewing are (order is random, depends on what I am currently doing of the three):
- cutting patterns and fabric
- hand sewing
Then I pressed the seems between the fat quarters open to add less bulk to the blanket.
I also pressed the seams between patterned strips and black strips to the black side (and forgot to take a picture of that. Go figure...). The next step was to cut squares from the two connected strips of fabric: