A Confection of a Quilt from Half Square Triangles

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Use Up Leftover Fabric in This Charming Quilt!

Half square triangles made from leftovers from other projects combine into a sweet confection of a quilt. The fabrics are so fresh and inviting, reminding us of lazy summer days.





Designer Lori Holt used 3 1/2″ half-square triangles (unfinished, with seam allowances) to create her Salt Water Taffy blocks. 36 blocks are used for this quilt.

Salt Water Taffy Quilt

Katy at The Littlest Thistle has a great tutorial with several methods of making half square triangles. There’s also a chart showing how large to cut squares for different sizes of half square triangles.

Method number 2 is the one Lori uses, making two triangles from squares of fabric. Cut fabric squares at 4 ⅜” to make 3 1/2″ half-square triangles.

Click here for the half-square triangles tutorial.

The finished quilt is 54″ x 54″, perfect for a lap, table or for display just about anywhere. Add more blocks to make it bed sized.

Click here for the free “Salt Water Taffy” quilt tutorial.

 

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