A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 301,485
Currently Running With Scissors:
513 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: HST templates?  (Read 1893 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Stifflersmom
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Sassy Britches
Offline Offline

Posts: 5006
Joined: 31-Aug-2005

We are the people our parents warned us about....


View Profile
« on: January 13, 2011 08:01:40 AM »

Does anyone have a link to a free Half Square Triangle template that makes 3 1/2" finished blocks?

Thanks!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

As you sew, so shall you rip. Don't fear the ripper.
MareMare
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Bath and Beauty Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Soapmakers do it with bubbles
Offline Offline

Posts: 19157
Joined: 25-Apr-2007

Don't be a soap licker


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2011 02:36:06 AM »

Why do you need a template for half square triangles? I've never used a template before...

oh duh, do you mean the bias strip piecing method? I've never tried that.
« Last Edit: January 14, 2011 02:52:48 AM by MareMare » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Soaps by MareMare Blog Updated! 8/27

~Calling all Quilters! It's time to join the 2014 Quiltalong!~

Love painting your nails? Check out the Awesome Manicure Thread!
Stifflersmom
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Sassy Britches
Offline Offline

Posts: 5006
Joined: 31-Aug-2005

We are the people our parents warned us about....


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2011 10:06:12 AM »

Maybe template isn't the right word.  I'm looking for the paper you use to make multiple HSTs without waste, like this:

http://www.quiltingandwhatnot.ca/Half-Square-Triangle.html

I've started a new quilt and it needs 108 HSTs w/ a finished size of 3 1/2". I've used the paper for other sizes, but I can't seem to find
this dimension.  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

As you sew, so shall you rip. Don't fear the ripper.
MareMare
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Bath and Beauty Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Soapmakers do it with bubbles
Offline Offline

Posts: 19157
Joined: 25-Apr-2007

Don't be a soap licker


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2011 07:52:39 PM »

ohhhhh ok! Lol, sorry I've only made them by sandwiching two squares together but that would be pretty cool if you're making a butt ton of them! Grin

Have you seen the ruler that you use to make the bias strip method? There might be a little waste that way...I'll keep my eye out for the size you're looking for.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Soaps by MareMare Blog Updated! 8/27

~Calling all Quilters! It's time to join the 2014 Quiltalong!~

Love painting your nails? Check out the Awesome Manicure Thread!
BattleAxe
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2011 09:30:28 PM »

Take the 1 3/4 and photocopy double size.  Cheesy

Your cut line would stay the same.  the 1/4 inch seam allowance would probably be off.  But do you really need to see that part?
« Last Edit: January 14, 2011 09:33:46 PM by BattleAxe » THIS ROCKS   Logged
danni42683
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2011 05:05:50 PM »

check out this method its even easier than the printed paper, which I USE to love by the way!!!, now this is my method!

ETA: LOL the link would help http://myquilter.blogspot.com/2010/03/speedy-12-square-triangles-trick.html
« Last Edit: January 15, 2011 05:06:22 PM by danni42683 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Stifflersmom
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Sassy Britches
Offline Offline

Posts: 5006
Joined: 31-Aug-2005

We are the people our parents warned us about....


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2011 07:48:02 AM »

OMG! That is a fantastic tip! I wish I would've read it before I bought a package of Thangles......

Thanks so much!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

As you sew, so shall you rip. Don't fear the ripper.
Eamea
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2011 01:32:38 PM »

@danni - thanks so much for that link!  I love that method.  I always made my own squares like they do here http://www.waukinvnetcorp.com/myquiltgenie/mgq_hst.php, but this new way seems like it's much faster.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

There's one in every family, and I'm an only child.
danni42683
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2011 04:43:17 PM »

@danni - thanks so much for that link!  I love that method.  I always made my own squares like they do here http://www.waukinvnetcorp.com/myquiltgenie/mgq_hst.php, but this new way seems like it's much faster.

I have found that this is easier done if the fabric has LOTS of starch this will make working with the bias a TON easier!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Study: Wearing Sunglasses Makes You More Attractive
How to Cleanse Your Skin
Be Beautiful On A Budget
The Astonishing Differences in Beauty Standards Around the World
Why Do Women Shave Their Legs?
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Mirror Wall
January 21, 2015 Featured Projects
January 21st is Squirrel Appreciation Day!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.