145 | Basic Quilt Math with Triangles

My First Quilt | Sara Gallegos | Runtime (7 Min)

Sometimes the size of the quilt block in a pattern isn’t the size you’d like it to be for your own project. In the last episode, Sara explained how to change the size of squares and rectangles. In this episode, Sara explains how to change the size of half square triangles and quarter square triangles. Sara shows an Ohio star quilt block with quarter square triangle units and demonstrates how to make the quarter square triangles in a new way.

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  • Julie B

    Wondering what happens when you use both a QST and HST in the block. Do you still follow the same instruction QST 1 1/4 inch add plus HST 7/8th of an inch add? I’d really appreciate any assistance you can give me. My original centre block measures 8 inches completed. I’d like to double it thus taking it to 18 inches. So miserable I can’t get this maths right and no one to turn too! I did like your video, but, because I am using both triangle’s in my block I’ve obviously have become confused. Thank you in advance. Julie

    November 20, 2017 at 5:30 am

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