Easy Half Square Triangle Charm Square Quilt Tutorial
HST Charm Square Baby Quilt Tutorial
Make a beautiful batik & low volume half square triangle (HST) baby quilt with just two charm packs. Simply choose a focal fabric and a background to get started. This quilt shown is made with batik charm squares in bold blues and contrasting low volume prints. Using fabrics with a strong contrast will result in a more prominent quilt top design. Or try varying shades for an all over wash of color.
Watch how to cut charm squares for HSTs in this Quilting Tutorial above. When you learn how to make half square triangles with charm squares, you have some amazing new quilting options to choose from. The HST is an incredibly common block in quilting. Once you master the simple techniques of making them, you’ll love adding these blocks to all your quilts.
Plus you may also request the free printable tutorial below for a full printed copy with diagrams.
How to Make Half Square Triangles with Charm Squares
Learn How to Make a Charm Square HST
Choose 2 charm packs, sew, cut, trim, and your HSTs are finished! It really is that simple. Pair up your charms into light and darks. Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner. Sew a 1/4″ seam on each side of your drawn line. Cut along the line and you now have two beautiful, half square triangle blocks! Be sure to watch the video above for all the details.
Press and trim your blocks then lay them out in your favorite design. See a couple fun ideas below.