I love thin lines in blocks in high contrasting colours.
In this case I’ve added a think line to a half square triangles (HSTs) and used colour to make a really beautiful HST patterns.
Learn how to make a zig zag half square triangle quilt block in 2 minutes
Lots of different quilt layouts are possible with this block. Check them out at the end of the video.
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Learn how to make 48 half square triangles (HST) at once
This is a very easy technique that produces 48 accurate HST. Learn in 3 minutes:
3 1/2 inch square.
With this technique you can easily make half square triangles in any size.
2 fabric rectangles 16 inch x 24 inch each in contrasting colours.
To make this mini quilt you need 36 HST.
This shows you the potential of this patchwork technique.
A while ago I made a block with strips of fabric sewn together and then I turned them into 4 half square triangles (HSTs).
Based on the same principle, this block uses striped fabric instead of pieced strips of fabric. The result is great.
Check out how to make this block and the many quilt designs you can make with this it.
Video tutorial: HSTs with striped fabrics
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You can see here some of the sample blocks and quilt designs. The video has many more on it.
Playing with stripes and half square triangles
Playing with stripes and half square triangles video tutorial