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lesson: Quilt in a Quilt Part 3

Squaring off the inner quilt.

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Create Triangles for the Corners

  1. Press the Triangle tool and draw the left side triangle.  Begin at the top left corner, press and hold the mouse button and drag it down until the triangle points meet the points of the quilt.

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  1. Using the Select tool, click on the large triangle to select it.
  2. From the Edit menu, choose Duplicate.
  3. Rotate the triangle 90 degrees to the right, and position on the opposite side.
  4. Duplicate the triangle twice more, each time rotating and positioning it before moving on.  When finished the quilt should look like the image to the right.
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  1. Save the design but do not close it.
  2. From the Edit menu, choose Select All.
  3. From the Effects menu, choose Resize To....  Look at the size of your design. My design is 51.004 X 51.004  and I will resize to 51.00 X 51.00 square.
  4. In the Resize To window, adjust the design size, if necessary, and make note of the height and width. You will nned these numbers to design the finished Quilt.
  5. Then click the OK Button. 
  6. If you made a change to the size, save your design again.
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