Half Square Triangles (or HSTs) are one of the most versatile quilt blocks we can make. They can be arranged in an endless number of combinations to create some stunning designs.
The quilt pictured above (OVER AND UNDER) is just one example. I designed this fun, happy quilt to show how a controlled scrappy look using HSTs can create a lovely design. I think the effect is pretty pleasing – don’t you?
In this section of Quiltblox – LEARN, I’ll be sharing all kinds of ways to make and use Half Square Triangles.
See how different it is from the quilt above – and yet, they are both made using HSTs.
When I started making HSTs – I did what most everyone did at the time. I cut triangles and stitched them together. What a pain that was! There are much better (and more accurate) ways to make Half Square Triangle. I’m going to detail all of them for you as I get time to create the instructions. In the meantime – I’m starting with creating them 2 at a time.
Click on the links below to learn more:
Check back soon – I’m working on a series of Half Square Triangle tutorials.