Easy & Quick Half-Square Triangles Quilt For Beginners

If you’re a beginner in quilting, then this is the perfect project for you to try, and you’ll surely become a professional in no time! This is super easy and quick to put together that you can finish within the day, plus, you can use any fabric that you want, and do whichever pattern you feel like doing. This quilt project tutorial is all thanks to Jordan Fabrics on YouTube, try this now, and enjoy!

Materials:

  • 1 layer cake or 40 pieces of 10-inch squares, printed
  • 1 layer cake or 40 pieces of 10-inch squaressolid color, for the background
  • ¾ yard of binding fabric
  • 5½ yards of backing fabric
  • Marking pen or pencil
  • Scissors or rotary cutter and a cutting mat
  • Needle and thread
  • Ironfor pressing
  • Sewing machine
  • Pattern (Click here to download the pattern)

Directions:

Step 1

Draw a diagonal line on each background square fabric going from corner to corner, then lay each of the background squares on top of printed squares with their right sides facing, and sew  ¼-inch away from each side of the drawn diagonal line. Cut along the line to make 2 fabric pieces, then open them up making sure that the seam is facing toward the darker fabric, and press flatly.

Easy To Make Half-Square Triangles Quilt For Beginners
Image credit: Jordan Fabrics via YouTube
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Step 2

Trim off the dog ears or the excess fabric poking out of each corner, then proceed to make half-square triangles with the rest of the fabric pieces until you have about 80 units. Once done, lay out the blocks and assemble them as shown in the video, then sew them together into rows making sure to alternate the direction that seam allowances are pressed for each row, and then stitch the rows together. Finish the project by quilting however you want, then add the backing and binding as well, and you’re done!

Easy Sewing Project For Beginners
Image credit: Jordan Fabrics via YouTube

 

*All these amazing images are thanks to Jordan Fabrics via YouTube. Do visit her channel to see more videos like this!

Easy & Quick Half-Square Triangles Quilt For Beginners

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