Using half-square triangles and the method demonstrated by Jenny Doan in this video at SWN, I put this mini quilt together. The quilting follows the diagonal lines, rather than the 5″ squares used to construct, and the sashing is quilted with narrow lines, or “match stick quilting”. The binding is applied using this very simple method (and free video tutorial!) also demonstrated by Missouri Star Quilt Co. The half-square triangle quilting projects are fabulous for beginner quilters! I still consider myself a beginner. My corners are not perfect here… Practice makes perfect every time!
More EASY half-square triangle (“HST”) quilting projects to check out:
Scrappy Triangles Patchwork Tote Bag by SuzanneS at SWN!
Half Square Triangle Tutorial – FOUR Methods from Alanda Craft:
The HST is said to be the most versatile of quilt blocks. You can use this block in so many quilts in so many different ways. In this video, the folks from Alanda Craft show us how to create half square triangles using FOUR different methods!
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