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Happy Wednesday, Makers! We’re so happy to have you here with us on the day we celebrate the Maker in all of us.

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This week, I’ve got a finished quilt to share! In many ways this was NOT my best quilting project – there are several places where the triangle points don’t perfectly match up, and the backing got a bit wrinkled in the process of quilting. But I think my grandmother will love it, flaws and all, and in the end I guess that’s what matters most. I think most of you Makers can probably relate to my need to let go of perfection and just MAKE something already!

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The topĀ of the quilt was made largely from my stash, and it’s scrappy and bright and super fun. The back was a bed sheet with a white background and a fun, colorful floral print:

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So, what have YOU been making this week? Share with us in the comments below or tag us on Instagram – #MakersWednesday!

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Welcome to #MakersWednesday, where we take a mid-week break to show off our creative projects behind the scenes at Patterned HQ:

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This week, I’ve got another quilting project to show off! This one took quite a bit of time to cut, but now I’m in the stage that involves sewing the pieces into rows. I’m making a triangle patchwork quilt for my grandmother, whose 97th birthday is this month. Here’s hoping I can finish in time!

Here’s an in-progress shot:

I used a few different tutorials to help me with this quilt – here’s one by The Sassy Quilter and the other was from My Poppet.

I have a bright and colorful thrift-store sheet I plan to use for the backing on this quilt. When the top is pieced I’m going to just follow the lines of the triangles and do diagonal straight-line quilting stitches. I have a feeling it will be a bit time-consuming but also a really fun result. Plus, this quilt has to stand up to a lot of washing in a nursing home so I want to make sure it’s nice and sturdy.

What are you making this week? Share with us in the comments below, or tag it on Instagram and Twitter with #MakersWednesday!

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