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1 way to avoid ‘finicky measuring’ when making Half Square Triangles

In yesterday’s post, I showed you the bright colorway of Northcott Canvas fabric collection, gave you a glimpse of the quilt we're ...
Trimmed quarter square triangle

2 critical tips to perfect Quarter Square Triangles

I remember my first project with half square triangles. I sewed the squares together on the diagonal, cut them in ...
Trim units to 2" square

Trimming makes accurate Half Square Triangle units

With all of our lucky fabrics picked out and cut, the next task is to make the Half Square Triangle ...
Fabric under gauge ready for pencil line

Half square triangles made easy with the No-Hassles Triangle Gauge

I felt that the lone star block on the tree skirt center was a bit too simple and decided to ...
Friendship Star quilt block made up in a wreath formation. Made with leftover half-square triangles from Flying Geese blocks.

A variation of the Friendship Star quilt block

Yesterday, you saw how to make a Friendship Star quilt block. The finished size of this block is 22½". After ...
Friendship Star Block

Friendship Star quilt block

Yesterday, we explored 4 ways to use the leftover half-square triangles, and as I mentioned, there are many other combinations ...
Half-Square Triangle Star Block

4 ways to use leftover half-square triangles

Yesterday it was interesting to see how to use the Bloc-Loc ruler to square-up the Flying Geese blocks and the ...
Trimming the Flying Geese block

How to use the Bloc-Loc ruler

Yesterday I showed you how to make a Flying Geese block, and in the process, create 2 half-square triangles. Now ...
Flying Geese 6

A super accurate way to make Flying Geese quilt blocks

I have been a quilt maker for many years and have been designing and publishing patterns since 1997. For the ...
Ribbon-like border

Sewing Triangles Equals Sewing on the Bias

Yesterday, as you know, the quick and easy quilt blocks from strip piecing became binding, which, I must say, is ...
Keep chain intact to sew second ¼″ seam

Sewing Half Square Triangles With A Grid

Yesterday we started on this holiday table runner by picking some fabrics, cutting the pieces and marking out the grid ...
Star of Hope quilt block

Easy Quilt Patterns For Holiday Table Runners

Wow, it's the middle of November and before we know it the holidays will be here. There are many easy ...