A No-Waste Solution for Stitch-n-Flip Corners

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Turn the Trimmings Into HSTs!

Do you end up with a lot of miscellaneous triangles in your scrap bag from make stitch-n-flip corners? While it’s great to have triangles on hand, it can be challenging to actually use them. And, many quilters avoid the stitch-n-flip technique entirely, not wanting to waste the triangles that are cut away.

Fortunately, there’s a solution. This trick will leave you with usable half-square triangles ready to include in a project. Just sew one more seam when making stitch-n-flip corners. Then trim the HSTs away.

Create Bonus HSTs When Doing Stitch-n-Flip

This works well on all but the smallest stitch-n-flip corners. The larger they are the more usable the HSTs will be.

You’ll find complete instructions in an excellent article from Cluck Cluck Sew.

Click here for the “Tip for Saving Scraps: Half Square Triangles” article.


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