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half square triangles

Post by patches4 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:31 am

Need help please with half square triangles. Is there a universal formula to use to make these little guys?? Is there a helpful ruler to help?? I wanted to do something with 3 inch finished squares like a nine patch and place the triangles on the sides and just don't know if I saw this pattern on you tube or just made it up in my non mathematical mind. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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MANY THANKS!! for some reason 7/8 was floating around in my head but did not know why. Have a great day.

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Re: half square triangles

Post by rosebud3 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:56 pm

Tina, cut your squares 7/8 in larger than your finished squares. Good luck with your HST blocks.


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Re: half square triangles

Post by gershwin64 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:46 pm

I think on Missouri Star Quilt Company is where they have the tutorial to cut a square and sew around it and through it or something, anyway you get 4 or 8 at a time.

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