HalfSquareTriangle

Scrapmaster

Scrapmaster

The Scrapmaster was conceived by Judy Hopkins and is meant to make the cutting of odd-shaped fabric remnants or scraps into the equivalent of half-square triangles easier...

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Displacement Activities

Thousand Pyramids

A displacement activity can occur in a situation where two different instincts conflict...

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Enhanced Sawtooth

Enhanced Sawtooth

This easy, but still interesting block is based on a 3 by 3 grid which makes it effectively a Nine Patch block. It is made up of a total of 18 half-square triangles...

Rathauseck Quilt

Rathauseck Quilt

If you have read the Focus on Munich article, you will know where the inspiration for this quilt came from. If you haven't, let us tell you that, in the very centre of Munich, there is a long established shop where you can buy designer clothes, and also, at the rear of the building, all kinds of haberdashery and knitting yarn. The shop is called Ludwig Beck. In their marketing slogan, they call themselves “Ludwig Beck am Rathauseck” which means “at the corner of the town hall”.

Author: 
Jutta Hufnagel

Half-Square Triangle

Half-Square Triangle

A half-square triangle results from cutting any square once diagonally...
(revised 3 September 2013)

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Template Free Piecing

Template Free Piecing

Template-free piecing has been around the quilting scene for many years. Squares, half-square triangles and quarter-square triangles have been intimate friends of quilters around the globe for even longer.

The secret behind template-free piecing is easily revealed: Using a rotary cutter, a ruler and a self-healing mat, you first cut strips, then squares, then triangles. In the end, you have perfect squares made up of two, three or more triangles ready to use in quilt blocks, sashings, borders etc.

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Lady of the Lake Block

Lady of the Lake Quilt Block

The poetic name of this beautiful block goes back to the Arthurian legend where several different characters assume the name 'Lady of the Lake'. They play different roles including raising Lancelot after the death of his father...

Lady of the Lake Quilt

Lady of the Lake Quilt

This quilt came to us as an already finished vintage quilt top. It is not very remarkable and very far from being of museum quality....

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