HST Time-Saving Quilting Technique!
Make Multiple HST Blocks At Once
Are you ready to transform your half square triangle quilting? Unlock the potential of this versatile quilt block and master these easy half square triangle shortcuts with this quilt block tutorial.
HST Quilting Simplified
Half Square Triangle Hacks
There are many ways to make half square triangles. This supersized HST in my, Modern Fat Quarter Quilting with HSTs post is a super-fast and easy finish. Fat quarters are perfect for half square triangle shortcuts. They are used to make very large HSTs for a quilt that makes a big statement!
Or you may want to try the Magic-8 method demonstrated in my, How to Make Perfect HST Points. You’ll also find some wonderful tips on sewing HSTs together for a perfect finish!
This tutorial focuses on making lots of HSTs from one cut of fabric instead of using lots of smaller pieces. You will learn how to make multiple HST blocks at once. The advantage is a more consistently sized HST with a high level of accuracy! You’ll love these easy half square triangles!
Easy Half Square Triangles
Half Square Triangle Block Tutorial
In this HST Quilt Tutorial video, you’ll see a time-saving technique to effortlessly create multiple Half Square Triangle (HST) blocks at once! Say goodbye to tedious sewing, cutting, and trimming and say hello to faster quilt finishes!
Half Square Triangles Made Easy
How To Make A Half Square Triangle
In this step-by-step tutorial I’ll show you:
- The materials you’ll need for this quilting technique
- How to prepare your fabric for making multiple HST blocks at once
- The Super Shortcut to quickly and accurately sew multiple HST blocks
- Tips for achieving precise and consistent HST blocks
- Tips for pressing and trimming your HST blocks for a perfect finish
- Creative ways to arrange your HST blocks for eye-catching quilt designs
With these easy-to-follow tips and tricks, you’ll be creating stunning HST quilts in no time!
Half Square Triangle Quilt
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced quilter, this easy method will help you save time and create beautiful HST quilts much easier and quicker. Plus, these tips will help you sew perfect HST blocks every time. Don’t miss this secret to fast and easy HST quilting!
Once you master HSTs you’ll be excited to see all the potential layouts for this quilt block. To see some favorite HST layouts check out my article, ‘How to Make a Half Square Triangle Charm Square Quilt.’ While this example is made with charm squares, any of the layouts will work wonderfully with the blocks made in this fat quarter tutorial video.
Carpenter’s Star HST Quilt
This quilt design may be called the Carpenter’s Star, Carpenter’s Square, or Carpenter’s Wheel, depending on the maker. The Carpenter’s Square is also the name of another block made up of narrow strips designed in interlocking, concentric squares. The most common name today for this block is the Carpenter’s Star.
My version of this quilt is designed simply with two contrasting prints and a solid background. The fat quarter method of making HSTs makes this a very quick quilt to assemble. There is still a border to be added and this post will be updated upon completion. Of course, there will be some wonderful quilting to finish this quilt off, too.
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