Get Perfect Points With Half-Square Triangles

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Helpful Tips for More Accurate Piecing!

Half-square triangles are used in so many quilt patterns that it makes sense to perfect the process and results. While many tutorials explain how to make them (there’s a good one here), we seldom see tips for making points match when sewing half-square triangles together.

In a perfect world, half-square triangles would automatically match up and produce perfect points. However, since we’re not perfect, a few good tips can make a big difference.

Get Perfect Points With Half-Square Triangles

An excellent article by Amanda Castor provides help. She covers the basics of cutting and sewing accurately, nesting seams and then goes into depth about matching points on half-square triangles.

You’re sure to find something there to help you to consistently get good results.

Click here for the “Matching Points” article.


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