I saw this pattern on Pinterest and decided to make it with fabric that was donated to me by Bonnie Keller, as well as some fabrics from my stash and a lot of plain black. The previous geometric quilt tops that had a similar look got me excited about doing one a little more complicated.
The one that I made used her yellow, yellow-green, and green fabrics. I added some blue and turquoise and olive green fabrics from my stash. I changed the pattern up a bit and made the squares really small. As in 3" finished size. This one was a real puzzle. (I love puzzles and geometry!) I don't think I could have made it without a design wall.
I first made a bunch of half square triangle pieces, pairing the like colors with each other; yellow with yellow; blue with blue, etc. Starting with 4" squares and trimming to 3.5" after sewing and pressing. I placed them up on the design wall. When there was a layout that I liked, I cut 3.5" wide black strips, to place in-between the colored rows. I really polished my ability to multiply by 3 (6, 9, 12, etc.) to cut the strips to length. After enough of the pieces were sewn together, I placed a black ribbon around the edges so that I could see when I needed to add or stop with the blocks. Here's a picture of the quilt top after it was all sewn together.
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