Building Blocks: Quarter Square Triangles

Hello, Bakers! I am here today to discuss quarter square triangles and show you two ways to construct this building block. Adding the quarter square triangle to your quilting repertoire opens up some fun piecing possibilities. One step more advanced than the ubiquitous half square triangle, the quarter square triangle (commonly abbreviated QST) consists of four right triangles that form a square.

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A Thousand Good Wishes Quilt

This generous throw sized quilt is perfect for snuggling under with a loved one. A thousand pyramid quilt is a great choice for winter fabrics as the triangles bring to mind a forest of trees. This version makes use of the light fabrics for the background triangles and dark for the focal triangles. There are also three larger triangles formed using the darker fabrics for more visual interest.

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Barn Charm Mini Quilts

 

I’m excited to be kicking off this month’s mini quilt theme! This set of three mini quilts is inspired by barn quilts. Make one or all of these fun, quick projects using a single charm pack and some yardage. This speedy project is perfect for that one charm pack you love, but can’t figure out what to do with!

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