8 Easy Half Square Triangle Quilt Patterns
Half Square Triangles are both easy and fun to make plus they can be combined into a million different combinations and patterns. Sometimes abbreviated to HSTs they are like magic and, I think, one of the most commonly used quilt blocks.
If you haven’t ever made a Half Square Triangle block before, don’t worry it’s simple…just check out THIS TUTORIAL! It will show you how to make Half Square Triangle blocks, a few ideas of how to layout HSTs into different patterns, and then walk you through how to make a Broken Dishes quilt block using them.
It’s a lot of information…but if you’ve never sewn one up before…hop on over THERE and check it out!
Or just watch this short video that will walk you through the process:
And then, after that check out these patterns that all use half square triangles:
The Diamond in the Rough PDF Quilt Pattern
The Diamond in the Rough Quilt Pattern is great for beginners…it is made completely from half square triangles!!! So if you want a quick sew or just some practice making HSTs this pattern is a great one to try out and it can be found HERE in our shop.
The With All My Heart Quilt Pattern
The With All My Heart Quilt Pattern is my favorite when I need to whip up a quilt to give to a friend or loved one. Using just 6 large squares and 8 oversized HSTs this quilt top comes together and in a hurry. You can find the pattern for it HERE in our shop.
The Farmhouse Friends Quilt Pattern
The Farmhouse Friends Quilt Pattern is another pattern that is all about the HSTs! Using Half Square Triangle Blocks and selective color choice and placement this quilt looks far more difficult than it actually is! You can find the pattern for this quilt HERE in our shop.
The Chips and Salsa Quilt Pattern
The Chips and Salsa Quilt Pattern comes together by arranging large scale Half Square Triangles to create a quilt that looks like one oversized quilt block. This pattern is great to use with both solids and prints and can be found HERE in our shop.
The Minimal Triangles Quilt Pattern
The Minimal Triangles Quilt Pattern is a great modern quilt top that again uses nothing but Half Square Triangles! Using 10″ precut squares to make the needed HSTs this quilt finished up at almost 80″ x 80″ and you can find the pattern for it HERE in our shop.
The Sunflower Quilt Pattern
The Sunflower Quilt Pattern uses Half Square Triangles placed around a square center to create a row of bright sunflowers. Half Square Triangle blocks really can be used to create just about anything! You can find the pattern for this quilt top HERE in our shop.
The Modern Farmhouse Quilt Pattern
The Modern Farmhouse Quilt Pattern is a sweet pattern that combines HSTs with simple squares that really lets you showcase some of your favorite fabrics. HSTs sewn up in solids help create a cohesive design and add interest to this quilt top. The pattern for this quilt top can be found HERE in our shop.
The Garden Bloom Quilt Pattern
Similar to the Chips and Salsa Quilt Pattern the Garden Bloom Pattern also uses over sized half square triangles arranged to create the feeling of one oversized quilt block. You can find the pattern HERE in our shop.
Half Square Triangles really are a lot of fun and such a great one to be familiar with making!