Trusty Triangles Book, DVD, and No-Hassle Triangle Gauge Set
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Trusty Triangles Book, DVD, and No-Hassle Triangle Gauge Set

NN01301

$27.99

With this set, discover how easy it is to design, stitch, and enjoy a row-by-row sampler without cutting any triangles. Even the most complex-looking blocks are easy to construct with simple straight stitching—and no bias-cut edges to stretch out of shape.

  • The No-Hassle Triangle Gauge makes short work of this classic method, ensuring even cuts and stitching that matches perfectly
  • Learn Nancy Zieman's tricks for designs filled with movement and artistry, with the fully illustrated book
  • Follow along with the accompanying DVD for easy and accurate straight-stitch techniques for precise results
  • Six beautiful row designs can be mixed and matched in any number of formations, for a quilt that's uniquely your own

Set includes:

  • Trusty Triangles Book
    • Learn how to make half-square triangles, join into 12½" blocks, create six easy-to-piece quilt rows, and assemble the full quilt
    • Discover Nancy's color play trick for coordinating fabrics
    • Includes fabric yardage, cutting and layout directions as well as streamlined piecing, layering, quilting and binding directions
    • Row designs include: Opposing Arrows, Teetering Triangles, Twirling Triangles, Perpetual Pinwheels, Star Gazer, and Flying Home
    • Approximate finished quilt size: 84" x 96½"
    • Full color photographs and illustrations
    • Step-by-step instructions
    • Book features double-wire binding so pages lie flat when open
    • Softcover; 26 page book by Nancy Zieman
  • Trusty Triangles DVD
    • Part 1: Learn how to make half-square triangles, and assemble three rows of a six-row sampler quilt
    • Explore options for creating half-square triangle blocks that are really square—no bias cut edges to stretch out of shape
    • Discover Nancy's color play trick for coordinating fabrics
    • Join into 12½" blocks, and then into rows
    • Three row designs include Opposing Arrows, Teetering Triangles, and Twirling Triangles
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 1 features Deon Maas, inventor and designer of the Anti-Ouch Pouch Pillow
      • Deon shares how she created a wedge-shaped pillow with an adjustable strap while recovering from a mastectomy, that not only provided comfort for under arm pain relief, but allowed her hands to be free to pursue the activities she loved, especially sewing
    • Part 2: Half-square triangles serve as the foundation for three more stunning quilt row designs
    • Three row designs include Perpetual Pinwheels, Star Gazer, and Flying Home
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 2 features Phyllis Lawson, Author of Quilt of Souls
      • Via Skype, Phyllis discuss her book that relays how at a very young age and in the middle of an unsettling move, quilting gave her the courage to heal and succeed in life by way of her grandmother who pieced together a quilt from the clothes of loved ones while telling stories of their lives and death, and forever bonding grandmother and granddaughter
    • 51 minute run time
    • Closed captioning for the hearing impaired
  • No-Hassle Triangle Gauge
    • Effortlessly mark, cut, and stitch half- or quarter-square triangles
    • Make finished blocks from 2½" to 6½"
    • To use:
      • Line up point of gauge to the corner of a square
      • Slide the green moveable part of gauge to the opposite corner of square and lock in place
      • Mark cutting line through the slots; stitch ¼" on both sides of cutting line; cut down the center creating two finished blocks
    • Size: 3"W x 11¾"L
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With this set, discover how easy it is to design, stitch, and enjoy a row-by-row sampler without cutting any triangles. Even the most complex-looking blocks are easy to construct with simple straight stitching—and no bias-cut edges to stretch out of shape.

  • The No-Hassle Triangle Gauge makes short work of this classic method, ensuring even cuts and stitching that matches perfectly
  • Learn Nancy Zieman's tricks for designs filled with movement and artistry, with the fully illustrated book
  • Follow along with the accompanying DVD for easy and accurate straight-stitch techniques for precise results
  • Six beautiful row designs can be mixed and matched in any number of formations, for a quilt that's uniquely your own

Set includes:

  • Trusty Triangles Book
    • Learn how to make half-square triangles, join into 12½" blocks, create six easy-to-piece quilt rows, and assemble the full quilt
    • Discover Nancy's color play trick for coordinating fabrics
    • Includes fabric yardage, cutting and layout directions as well as streamlined piecing, layering, quilting and binding directions
    • Row designs include: Opposing Arrows, Teetering Triangles, Twirling Triangles, Perpetual Pinwheels, Star Gazer, and Flying Home
    • Approximate finished quilt size: 84" x 96½"
    • Full color photographs and illustrations
    • Step-by-step instructions
    • Book features double-wire binding so pages lie flat when open
    • Softcover; 26 page book by Nancy Zieman
  • Trusty Triangles DVD
    • Part 1: Learn how to make half-square triangles, and assemble three rows of a six-row sampler quilt
    • Explore options for creating half-square triangle blocks that are really square—no bias cut edges to stretch out of shape
    • Discover Nancy's color play trick for coordinating fabrics
    • Join into 12½" blocks, and then into rows
    • Three row designs include Opposing Arrows, Teetering Triangles, and Twirling Triangles
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 1 features Deon Maas, inventor and designer of the Anti-Ouch Pouch Pillow
      • Deon shares how she created a wedge-shaped pillow with an adjustable strap while recovering from a mastectomy, that not only provided comfort for under arm pain relief, but allowed her hands to be free to pursue the activities she loved, especially sewing
    • Part 2: Half-square triangles serve as the foundation for three more stunning quilt row designs
    • Three row designs include Perpetual Pinwheels, Star Gazer, and Flying Home
    • Nancy's Corner Segment 2 features Phyllis Lawson, Author of Quilt of Souls
      • Via Skype, Phyllis discuss her book that relays how at a very young age and in the middle of an unsettling move, quilting gave her the courage to heal and succeed in life by way of her grandmother who pieced together a quilt from the clothes of loved ones while telling stories of their lives and death, and forever bonding grandmother and granddaughter
    • 51 minute run time
    • Closed captioning for the hearing impaired
  • No-Hassle Triangle Gauge
    • Effortlessly mark, cut, and stitch half- or quarter-square triangles
    • Make finished blocks from 2½" to 6½"
    • To use:
      • Line up point of gauge to the corner of a square
      • Slide the green moveable part of gauge to the opposite corner of square and lock in place
      • Mark cutting line through the slots; stitch ¼" on both sides of cutting line; cut down the center creating two finished blocks
    • Size: 3"W x 11¾"L