Make 8 Half Square Triangles (HST) in 2 minutes

This is just one of the blocks you can do with 16 half square triangles (HST) but the possibilities are endless.

For this tutorial I start with 5 inch squares, which gives you 2 inch HSTs, but you can start with any size square.

You will need to trim the resulting HST to size afterwards.

Here is a 2 minute video showing you how to make 8 HST at once:

Example blocks with 8 HST

Example blocks with 16 HST in 3 colours

There are many more blocks you can do with HSTs. A quick Google search will confirm that.

3 thoughts on “Make 8 Half Square Triangles (HST) in 2 minutes”

  1. Bossymamma, use larger rectangles and try to do a more accurate job than me! I found that some of the HSTs aren’t accurate but again, my blocks are really NEVER the size they’re supposed to be.

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