Building Blocks: Half Rectangle Triangles

Welcome to another Building Blocks tutorial! I’m Nicola Dodd from CakeStand Quilts and I’m so happy to be back at the Bake Shop to help you cook up some Half Rectangle Triangles.

I’m a huge fan of the Half Rectangle Triangle (lets call them HRTs or this will be a really long post!) as they add so much movement and excitement to a quilt. They are usually made with templates, but if you don’t want to invest in special rulers, or the idea of Foundation Paper Piecing brings a tear to your eye, I have two simple techniques that both use a tool you will already have: your ruler!

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How to Make: Continuous Bias Binding

Welcome to a new series here on the Moda Bake Shop! Instruction Sheets are printable pages that you will want to keep handy in your sewing room. Each one has simple and clear instructions for some basic sewing techniques. Today we are sharing how to make something every sewist will need at some point – continuous bias binding.

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