Tags » HST

Video tutorial: half square triangle quilt block - quilting for beginners seriesi

This tutorial is for a very basic half square triangles units.

Half square triangles or HSTs are the foundation for many blocks.

They can be made in many different ways. 87 more words


Video tutorial: hourglass block - beginner series

This is a quick and easy block suitable for beginners.

It can be made in coordinated fabrics or scrappy.

For a faster block you can use pre-cuts such as charm squares like I used for the video tutorial. 84 more words


How we are understanding more about the stuff surrounding stars

Scientists have spent a lot of time over the years trying to figure out how the Solar System was formed and our ability to now observe the debris around stars is helping us to understand this process better. 876 more words


It's Too Damn Zen-y for Doctor Thompson

I’m getting used to living in the country. It’s quiet here, sure; quaintly sleepy some would say, if we had a stream in the garden it would undoubtedly be babbling.  1,116 more words


Mandala Love

Over 6 months ago a friend of mine was diagnosed with a life threatening illness. At this moment she is doing relatively well with a mayor operation in her near future. 567 more words


Half Square Triangles

Sewing 101: 4 Half Square Triangle Methods

Check out this helpful tutorial on HSTs. My quilt group is doing a group project making lots of HSTs and they are having a lot of fun with it. 14 more words


Block 1!!

Wyatt is taking a nap so I have some time to chat! As in some time I really mean I’ve got 20 minutes! So I’m hoping my little fingers can type fast enough!! 447 more words