Year of Scrappy Triangles
In the fall of 2017, I started playing around with these 6" foundation paper pieced half-square triangles and they were So. Much. Fun. I made made them in rainbow colors, full on scrappy, and low-volume scrappy. It was so relaxing to pick through my box of scraps to find the perfect fabric for each block. 'Cause that's how quilters relax. We play with fabric! And these triangles are the ultimate in fun, relaxing foundation paper piecing.
Not only are they fun to make, but they are very versatile. So many different quilts are made with just half square triangles. I could substitute these into any of them. So many options.
I posted a foundation for these 6” Scrappy Triangles once a week on my blog for a whole year. Now I’ve put all the foundations together into one PDF file so they will be easy to download and print. (This is the only place you can find them. They are not posted on my blog anymore.)
After you download the file, you can easily scroll through the different foundations and pick which ones you want to print. Print as many copies as you like, but, please, send friends to this site to download their own. Click below to get the 52 Year of Scrappy Triangles foundations.
After drafting 6” Scrappy Triangles, I decided to see how small I could make them. Turns out you can piece 1” Scrappy Triangles. (crazy!) I drafted more and released them as the Tiny Piecing Collection. Click below to learn more about these 1”, 2” and 3” Scrappy Triangles.
The patterns are available for instant pdf download in my shop. I am so excited about these patterns and I hope you like them too!
They look awesome, but…
Foundation Paper Piecing? I can’t even wrap my mind around it!
New to foundation paper piecing? Totally intimidated and can't wrap your mind around it? Been there! But it wasn't that bad once I gave it a go. To get you on your way, I wrote the 'Ultimate Guide to Foundation Paper Piecing'. Clear, step-by-step instructions. You can totally foundation paper piece and Scrappy Triangles are a great place to start. They are simple, fast, and a great way to practice paper piecing. You'll be a pro in no time!