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Posts Tagged ‘HST’

Let’s Bee Social #128

Posted on: June 8th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!I am so glad to see you here this week and hope you are ready to party!I have been working on a few more mini mini quilts. Again. In my mini mini madness, I decided to revisit some of the blocks from the Forest Friends pattern. After working on the […]

Let’s Bee Social #127

Posted on: June 1st, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! Thank you all for joining me again this week! I have been working on a few more mini mini quilts.  And I finished the My Pet Hamster mini quilt. The mini quilt is made from 4 of the small blocks. I quilted it using that same cool green variegated thread, to […]

Ugly Christmas Sweaters – HST Bonus Sewing Machine Mat Tutorial

Posted on: April 29th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

The instructions for all 21 of the blocks in the Ugly Christmas Sweaters QAL have been given. Today’s tutorial is for the Bonus 2.5″ half square triangles! If you have quilted along, and have made the 20 blocks for the Maxi size quilt, you will have 40 Bonus 2.5″ HST’s. I chose to use my HST’s to […]

Making Half Square Triangles – An Updated Tutorial

Posted on: February 6th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

It seems like I have been spending an awful lot of time making HST’s lately.  Last week I shared my progress on my third WoW-E! quilt and that I have plans for making a fourth version using an on point setting.  I must be nuts. WoW-E! in SOLIDS on point – 57″ x 71″ It […]

Half Square Triangles: Love Em or Hate Em?

Posted on: December 18th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Those of my friends who are keeping up with the ‘real time’ day to day affairs of Sew Fresh Quilts on Instagram, may have noticed some heavy duty (Half Square Triangle) HST action happening last week. In 2013, I shared a tutorial for making HST here.  Back then I would trim before pressing.  Then trim […]

Scrappy Quilt – Neutral Background – Day 10

Posted on: June 1st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Facebook is asking, “What have you been up to?” Well, aside from housework, meal making, and errand running… And working on writing up some new patterns…. The answer is Half Square Triangles. And I have been cutting, matching up, sewing, pressing, cutting, trimming, pressing again and clipping these little treasures for days! But it still […]