Make No-Waste Half-Square Triangles from Strips

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This Quick Method Works with Strips of Any Width!

While there are a number of ways to make half-square triangles (HSTs), this method may be the easiest and quickest. It works with strips of any width and allows you to make several in a short period of time. It’s perfect for any time you want to make HSTs from jelly roll strips.





Start with two strips of the same size with right sides together. The Easy Angle Ruler (you’ll find several sizes here) makes cutting triangles simple plus there’s little to no waste. Then simply chain piece them into HSTs.

How to Make Half-Square Triangles from Strips

Gerri Robinson shows how it’s done in the following video.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.

Gerri’s book, A Cut Above, features patterns for beautiful quilts made from pre-cuts.

Quilt from A Cut Above by Gerri Robinson

Quilt from A Cut Above by Gerri Robinson

Learn more about Gerri and her book here. The book is available here.

Image Source: The photo at the top of the page is from Freshly Pieced. The quilt photos are from Martingale.

 

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