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For the love of half square triangles {shortcuts + block design}

Because I love HSTs and you should too!

I know there are a few beginning quilters out there who follow my blog, so I thought I’d start posting some tips, tricks and beginner basics I’ve picked up along my quilting journey. 451 more words


Inspiration, derivation and chance

The Modern Quilt Guild stirred up controversy recently in a blog post on ‘Understanding Copyright, Derivatives and Design Credit in Quilting‘. Now “under review” thanks to considerable criticism from its members, the post outlines the MQG’s stance on derivative quilt designs. 650 more words

Half-square Triangles

Block of the Month - Block 7

this month’s block is actually a block, it’s the border star that goes around each of the blocks you have already made and the rest of the blocks you will make. 126 more words

Summer Solstice QAL - HST

Finally got all my half square triangles sewn, trimmed, and ironed.

I literally tried to marathon sew all of these in one afternoon. My little organizer helping me get them ready for trimming. 142 more words


Sunday sketch #5

This week: repetition of a simple block containing stars of alternating orientation. I wanted to take HSTs and HRTs a step further, combining them to create new shapes. 110 more words

Sunday Sketch

WIP No 1

WIP – what is that?  Work in progress, to the uninitiated!

Crafters knows that term well as a way to justify all those half finished projects that tend to accumulate. 38 more words


Make 48 half square triangles at once! Step by step video tutorial

Learn how to make 48 half square triangles (HST) at once

This is a very easy technique that produces 48 accurate HST. Learn in 3 minutes: 46 more words