Indigo Triangle Quilt

Indigo Triangle Quilt, Cluck Cluck Sew

This quilt perfectly matches our weather this winter…lots (and LOTS) of rain with some scattered sun breaks if we’re lucky!

This indigo color is so popular right now.   I bought a couple more indigo prints to match some in my stash.  Some of these are a bit more on the navy side but the different shades go together nicely. 

Indigo fabric

Indigo Triangle Quilt

Indigo Triangle Quilt Top

This little quilt ended up about 39″ x 45″, and the borders are 4 1/2″.  I want to straight line quilt this with a diagonal crosshatch design….but for now it’s still hanging on my wall.  

Cutting Triangles

I don’t have a tutorial for a triangle quilt but they are very simple to make.  This is a great tutorial for sewing the triangle blocks together and getting perfect points. 

All you really need is a 60 degree cutting ruler.  You could even do without a ruler, but using one will make your life a heck of a lot easier.  I have this ruler (the one I’m using in the picture), and this ruler , I like the smaller sizes that go up to 6 – 8″.  For this quilt I cut my strips 5″, and cut 5″ triangles using my triangle ruler.  You can cut 10 triangles from each 5″  x width of fabric strip.  Leaving the fabric folded and lining up your ruler with the last cut as you go makes these really quick to cut. 

Triangles

Indigo Quilt

Here’s hoping for less rain and more sun breaks soon!

21 Responses to Indigo Triangle Quilt

  1. classystash February 22, 2016 at 10:11 am #

    Oh my, love the indigo, a favorite of mine…and just received the template in the mail on Friday so I am ready to sew. Thanks for sharing such a great way to use indigo prints…machine quilter and renewed piecer Sally Terry

  2. Liz F. February 22, 2016 at 10:20 am #

    i love indigo fabric too. I will have to try this.

  3. Little Quiltsong February 22, 2016 at 11:16 am #

    Love that Indigo blue color and with the yellow – it is beautiful! Hope the sun shines soon and stays out long for you :)!

  4. Anja @ Anja Quilts February 22, 2016 at 4:12 pm #

    Love the indigo blue. And love my Hex n’ More ruler — only way to cut triangles.

  5. Mary February 22, 2016 at 4:35 pm #

    Beautiful!!!! LOVE the colors.

  6. Pam February 22, 2016 at 5:14 pm #

    So pretty!

  7. Annalee February 22, 2016 at 7:09 pm #

    I love this! And everything you do- so fresh and perfect color combos! So inspiring!

  8. Erica February 22, 2016 at 8:58 pm #

    Love this one! As a past high school agriculture teacher and FFA advisor this one totally reminds me of the FFA! I LOVE IT!!!

    I’m sure it’s not what you had in mind, but I can’t help but think of the FFA when I see blue and yellow (gold) together.

    I especially like the triangles too! Thanks for sharing!!!

    • Allison February 23, 2016 at 12:22 pm #

      My husband said the same thing! He grew up in FFA! It makes me think of cub scouts too. 😉

  9. kislanykim February 22, 2016 at 11:04 pm #

    Gorgeous!! and I think I remember that second-to-last photo. The combination of blue and yellow here is fresh and inviting.

  10. Marjorie February 23, 2016 at 4:31 am #

    Love this!!! It is just so fresh

  11. Cindy February 23, 2016 at 6:01 am #

    Beautiful quilt! Love the colors- so bright and cheery!!

  12. Pat S February 23, 2016 at 12:05 pm #

    Very pretty and cheerful – in spite of the implication of rainy days. 😀

  13. Carie February 23, 2016 at 2:07 pm #

    Blue and gold, my favourite colours!! It looks gorgeous and I love the pops of yellow 🙂

  14. pomegranateandchintz February 23, 2016 at 2:26 pm #

    Love this quilt!

  15. cindy-liveacolorfullife February 24, 2016 at 10:32 am #

    Beautiful quilt–love the addition of the sunny yellow. 🙂

  16. Helen White February 27, 2016 at 10:26 am #

    Lovely quilt, must make one.

  17. dietdefector February 29, 2016 at 9:18 am #

    Okay, this looks like something I could do! I am going to try it 🙂

  18. Thea March 1, 2016 at 10:20 pm #

    So beautiful. you do such great work! Thanks for being such an inspiration!

  19. Ali March 3, 2016 at 2:30 pm #

    So beautiful..

  20. julie714 March 13, 2016 at 7:09 pm #

    Oh sew pretty!!! Loved looking at the triangles quilt so fresh and inviting too. It reminded me of the beautiful blue sky with a glorious sun giving us all the warmth it can spare and perhaps a tad bit more too! continue the great work. Julie

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