Following up from my large batch of half square triangles (HST) video, here’s how you can use the same technique to create an optical illusion quickly and easily.
Just make a big batch of half square triangles and together with a bunch of squares you get this great looking piece of patchwork.
Learn how to make a 3D steps block:
If you like optical illusions, you’ll love the Tumbling blocks without Y seams video.
It’s so easy to make! Check this video out:
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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.