Thursday, May 22, 2014

I need help!

Cindy,
I worked on your square today. When I got to the placement of the brown 2 1/2" squares on the center 4 1/2" ivory square, I was stumped. I didn't know where to place them to get the right sized square for the center. Through "hit and miss", I got it to this...



Please give me more guidance and I will pick it out and make it right. I guess I got pretty close, so maybe just a little more trying. But is there a real formula? Luckily, I have more brown.
Mardie

3 comments:

  1. Mardie, I like your colors! Hmm...it looks pretty close. This is what I did: I sewed the browns on on opposite corners first, putting them flush with each opposite corner. Then I sewed from corner to corner on the brown part. Then I did the other two kitty-corners and sewed those. I also removed the excess so that only a quarter inch was left. If you need me to send you another 4.5" square, I can! Was that helpful?

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  2. That looks great, Mardie!

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  3. Close, but no cigars, as they say! Thank you for your explanation. Between that and Teriney's and Elizabeth's help it will work! But, YES, I NEED ANOTHER 4.5" SQUARE OF THE CENTER FABRIC! I am so sorry. I think I looked at the square and saw it one way and needed to see it another orientation and just couldn't switch! Thanks for your patience.

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