half square triangles and nine patch
[ Quilt Blocks ]

Making a Nine-Patch Quilt

Journey along with me as I start making a nine-patch quilt!  The Nine-Patch is a classic quilt block that can be adapted in many ways - from color combinations to layout options, you can customize your nine-patch quilt to fit any design style.
Making a Nine-Patch Quilt is Fast
Once you decide on t...

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[ Quilting Techniques ]

Half Square Triangles

Half-square triangles, called HSTs, are a common unit in many quilt blocks.  I have been creating lots of HSTs as I make the flying geese units in the Allietare quilt (pattern by Bonnie Hunter). I keep baskets of HSTs next to my sewing machine and I stitch them together between other blocks.  Someda...

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