How To Create 8 Perfect Half Square Triangles At One Time

You Can Also Make Quarter Inch Triangles

A time saving tip using Nancy’s Notions half square triangles template. While this template may look much the same same as any other, once you know how to use it, it will turn cutting time around, and in no time, there’s a stack of Hst’s on the sewing table.



All it takes is 2 squares of fabric, four straight seams, and four quick cuts to create up to eight half-square triangles at one time! Hst’s are so versatile and totally fun for fabric play. Build a design with a mix of half square triangles, and quarter square triangles, to make an eye catching quilt. These versatile blocks make for quick quilts, and this rotary cutter friendly template is a huge time saver.

easy half square triangles tutorial

The Nancys Notion template has laser-cut channels for precise marking and cutting. It’s a terrific addition to your sewing accessories.

how to make 8 half square triangles at one time

Instructions included with the template are almost a mini course on learning the basics for creating half-square triangles with precision, including tips for trimming blocks to a particular size. Also, how to create quarter-square triangles, plus a delightful quilt block gallery for inspiration, with full color photographs and illustrations, and step-by-step instructions!

You can create finished sizes of 1-5/8″, 2-1/8″, 2¾”, 2-5/8″, 3-1/8″, 3-3/8″, 3-5/8″, 4″, 4¾”, 5½”, 6¼”. They’re sizes made over and over for most quilt designs.

In the video Kate from Nancy’s Notions shows how to use the template to make a pile of hst’s!



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