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Piece of Pie

By October 4, 2010March 31st, 2020Blog

My Grandpa used to say he only liked two kinds of pie, hot and cold. Like him I am a pie lover. Maybe that is why I was so thrilled when Stephanie introduced me to the 45* wedge. It looks just like a piece of pie and oh the yummy things you can do with it. Like this fun quilt I started recently.

I also made these blocks for my BFF exchange

I also tried this spider web block.

I might make it into a quilt like this one found in Freddy & Gwen Collaborate Again. Or I might just make it in a pillow, wall hanging, or something else. Because I really like this setting for spiderweb blocks, found in Material Obsession Two. I can’t figure out how to do it without foundation piecing. If you can figure it out I would appreciate your help.

But for now I’ll just enjoy my piece of pie.


  • Needled Mom says:

    Those spider web quilts are on my to do list! That really looks like a great tool too. I may have to check it out.

    Your block is on its way. Love your blue/yellow one there!!!!

  • quiltingnana says:

    I was expecting a recipe but now I am happy to learn about that wedge template…thanks

  • Abby and Stephanie says:

    A very wise grandpa. :o) Great projects and I love the Freddy and Gwen block. What a terrific quilt that'll be.

  • Julia says:

    All pies are good as are your lovely quilts..great template and so much can be done with it..
    Julia ♥

  • Nedra says:

    You have shown some of my most favorite quilts! That ruler rocks.

  • Sarah Craig says:

    Love that template – it's amazing how many different blocks you can create!

  • hetty says:

    Yum! Pies! Love that ruler. Must get myself one.

  • Deanna says:

    Spiderwebs have been calling my name for a while (and I don't mean the ones in the corner of the sewing room). This just makes their little voices louder.

  • Wonky Girl says:

    Bonnie at Quiltville has an easy spiderweb pattern. I'm using a similar pattern but using paper as foundation. No idea how to make a web block without foundation, paper or muslin.
    The pie wedge block would be cute made from all the farmers market fruit and veggie fabrics!
    Thanks for sharing, I look forward to checking out your bog.

  • Ginger Patches says:

    I love your Piece of pie top-super cute! And that web block should definitely be made into a Freddie and Gwen quilt that would be awesome!

  • Karen says:

    These are all great looking quilts. Haven't tried that shape before, but I might just have to give it a go.

  • Mary says:

    I just finished a quilt very much like the top quilt…using the Kaleido-ruler. the pattern is from Material Obsession 2. So true that with these rulers you can do so much! lovely!

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