You can create 2, 4 or 8 half square triangles
starting with 2 larger squares of fabric.
- Begin with 2 squares of fabric, right-sides facing, same size, and of a different color/pattern.
Draw the solid lines with a fabric-safe pencil.
Sew along the dashed lines, 1/4 an inch from the drawn lines or edges.
Cut along the solid lines using a clear ruler and a rotary blade.
- Press the HST units with an iron, trim the dog ears, trim down to size (optional), keeping the 45° angle.
Take out some scraps and practice!
Traditional (2 HSTs) Method
Quad (4 HSTs) Method
Octo (8 HSTs) Method