I remember my mom telling me a story about my very first quilt. I got to pick out blocks to make and then she was going to help me. She let me pick triangles. Which she herself had never done at that point. I have always like them ever since.However, I will admit that cutting them with my AccuQuilt GO Big! has made me use them a whole lot more. I love that the dog ears are cut off for you!
A while ago I decided I wanted to make a scrappy quilt using triangles using all my gorgeous Island Batik scraps. I have always loved the traditional ocean waves pattern, but after a disastrous attempt early on in my quilting journey I have never gone back to it until now. The GO cutter just makes it so much easier. I of course had to put my own spin on it and adding sashing and corner stones to make construction easier (for once I actually thought about this ahead of time instead of at the end when I'm trying to put blocks together).
I started off with many many triangles. I always pin them so my ends don't separate while they're under the machine. The pin also works as a nice rudder so I can make sure the needle hits the end exactly where I want it to with my favorite Schmetz Microtex needles and Aurifil thread of course.