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Technique Tuesday - Eight HSTs Method (Half Square Triangles)

Eight HSTs at a time

Do you have a quilt that needs a lot of HSTs (Half Square Triangles)? Making two at a time seems tedious, so why not make eight at a time?!

 Some people refer to this as the Magic 8 method. I find it super easy to make multiple blocks at a time. 

More Color Ways for the Quilt Guild How-To-Blocks

More Color Ways for the Quilt Guild How-To-Blocks
For those of you that are interested, Here are some different color ways for the How-To Blocks for my local Quilt Guild.

How to Make a China Doll Block - Technique Tuesday

China Doll Block

This month for the "How-to Block of the Month," we are learning about the China Doll Block. This block has a lot of pieces, but when you break it down, it is pretty easy. 

How to Make a Rolling Star Block - Technique Tuesday

Rolling Star Block
For the month of April, my quilt guild learned how to make the Rolling Star Block. I love that it uses three fabrics and two sizes of squares. 

How to Make the Squares and Stripes Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Squares and Stripes Block
For the month of March, my quilt guild learned how to make the Squares and Stripes Block. This one looks like it would be hard and complicated, but it is actually one of the easiest blocks so far!

How to Make a "Dandy" Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Dandy Quilt Block
For the month of February, my quilt guild was supposed to learn about a quilt block called the "Dandy Block."

Weekly Update - Bombs Bursting Quilt Reveal

Bombs Bursting Quilt Pattern in Patriotic Red, White and Blue
It's official! The Bombs Bursting Quilt is done and the pattern is available! There are so many ways to make it yours. There are some variations to check out too.

Technique Tuesday - Squaring Up a Block

Squaring up a quilting block

One of important steps when making a quilt is making sure that your block is the correct size. This is especially true when your blocks are made from more than one piece of fabric.

Weekly Update - Bombs Bursting Beginning

Trimming edges from blocks in red white and blue.
This week I have been hard at work, starting a new quilting pattern! Check out the sneak peak and sign up for my newsletter.

Weekly Update - Love At Home Wall Hanging and other things!

Love at Home Wall Hanging or Table Runner
I have been hard at work updating all the patterns and finishing the Love at Home Wall Hanging. I love all the little elements!

Technique Tuesday - Half Square Triangles (HST)

fabric marked and ready to make half square triangles.
An oldie, but a goodie, about making half square triangles.