Trusty Triangles

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Discover how easy it is to design, stitch, and enjoy a row-by-row sampler without cutting any triangles. Even the most complex-looking blocks are easy to construct with simple straight stitching—and no bias-cut edges to stretch out of shape.

The No-Hassle Triangle Gauge makes short work of this classic method, ensuring even cuts and stitching that matches perfectly. Learn Nancy's tricks for designs filled with movement and artistry, with the fully illustrated book. Follow along with the accompanying DVD for easy and accurate straight-stitch techniques for precise results.

Six beautiful row designs can be mixed and matched in any number of formations, for a quilt that's uniquely your own.

Trusty Triangles Book

  • Learn how to make half-square triangles, join into 12½" blocks, create six easy-to-piece quilt rows, and assemble the full quilt
  • Discover Nancy's color play trick for coordinating fabrics
  • Includes fabric yardage, cutting and layout directions as well as streamlined piecing, layering, quilting and binding directions
  • Row designs include: Opposing Arrows, Teetering Triangles, Twirling Triangles, Perpetual Pinwheels, Star Gazer, and Flying Home
  • Approximate finished quilt size: 84" x 96½"
  • Full color photographs and illustrations
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Book features double-wire binding so pages lie flat when open
  • Softcover; 26 page book by Nancy Zieman

Trusty Triangles DVD

  • Part 1: Learn how to make half-square triangles, and assemble three rows of a six-row sampler quilt
    • Explore options for creating half-square triangle blocks that are really square—no bias cut edges to stretch out of shape
    • Discover Nancy's color play trick for coordinating fabrics
    • Join into 12½" blocks, and then into rows
    • Three row designs include Opposing Arrows, Teetering Triangles, and Twirling Triangles
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 1 features Deon Maas, inventor and designer of the Anti-Ouch Pouch Pillow
      • Deon shares how she created a wedge-shaped pillow with an adjustable strap while recovering from a mastectomy, that not only provided comfort for under arm pain relief, but allowed her hands to be free to pursue the activities she loved, especially sewing
  • Part 2: Half-square triangles serve as the foundation for three more stunning quilt row designs
    • Three row designs include Perpetual Pinwheels, Star Gazer, and Flying Home
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 2 features Phyllis Lawson, Author of Quilt of Souls
      • Via Skype, Phyllis discuss her book that relays how at a very young age and in the middle of an unsettling move, quilting gave her the courage to heal and succeed in life by way of her grandmother who pieced together a quilt from the clothes of loved ones while telling stories of their lives and death, and forever bonding grandmother and granddaughter
  • 51 minute run time
  • Closed captioning for the hearing impaired
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