half squared

Just playing around a bit more with half square triangles and these lovely lower volume fabrics. The prints are nearly the same as those in my Trailmarker quilt, but I thought it might be fun to use them again in another design.

Last time I used a bunch of neutral solids, but this time I decided to stick with just white and off white. The layout is completely random – I paired the squares together to create the HSTs randomly and then set all the squares out on the floor pretty randomly. For a second I wondered if I should try and make some sort of pattern, but ultimately I decided I really like letting them fall as they may.

I hope to start working on the backing this week!

And the outtake of the day – my lovely sister who is looking oh so very thrilled at having the job of holding up the quilt!

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9 Responses to half squared

  1. 1
    Kristin says:

    Oh what a beautiful quilt! I love the randomness. 🙂

  2. 2
    di says:

    Wow, you and your sis look so MUCH! alike! fun. Love the quilt.

  3. 3
    nicke says:

    i love her shirt/dress! it is so cute! i also LOVE this quilt! i love everything you make ashley! xo

  4. 4

    Love the colors in this quilt! It’s great when you can take something like a half square triangle and make it so lovely with the right fabrics.

  5. 5
    Erin says:

    I love it! A fabulous fabric selection.

  6. 6
    Shauna Dickerson says:

    I enjoy your work as I am a “random” fan completely.

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