I often claim to have a Quilting "Hobby" in attempts to hide my obsession with fabric and color.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Half Square Triangles!

Well, having grown bored with squares, but not yet ready for curves, I decided to take on the mysterious Half Square Triangle.  I found a pattern called North by Northwest and decided with a color change up to make my own version.

I pulled from my Batik stash to make this in Blues, Greens, Purples, Browns, and a few Mulberry. It called for 1100 HST blocks, and I think I ended up using just about 900 of them. That is a lot of pressing time.

My plan is to back it with a soft flannel in blue. It's a nice lap size, good for naps.


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