Sally Schneider Quilts

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Magic Triangles (6 hours)

Here's a quick and easy technique for making Shaded Four-Patch blocks by the dozens. When you are done, there are hundreds of ways to put them together. Explore some of these ways, and receive ideas for even more arrangements. Class includes a fabric swap. Trading is not optional; using the fabric you receive is optional. Sewing machine required.


Magic Triangles quilt

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Supply List

1 yard for background

⅜ yard each of 6 dark fabrics (darker than your background)

⅜ yard for inner border

¾ yard for outer border

4 ½" square of template plastic or a Magic Triangle ruler (available in class)


Pre-Class Cutting

Fabric Strip Width # Strips Piece Size # Pieces
Background 3 ½" 8 2 ½" x 3 ½" 96 (keep these
for yourself)
Each of the 6 dark fabrics 2 ½" 1 2 ½" x 3 ½" 16
5 ½" 1 4 ½" x 5 ½" 8

Before you come to class, make 8 trading packets. Each packet should contain:
• 6 rectangles, 4 ½" x 5 ½" (one of each dark fabric)
• 6 rectangles, 2 ½" x 3 ½" (one of each dark fabric)