Lesley's requirements for Half Square Triangles class

Half Square Triangles – HST


Quilt – 12x12 units    48” square


In this class you will be taught to make accurate HST – a simple technique – using 5” squares.

You will then be able to choose which pattern you prefer for your quilt – eg pinwheels, chevron,

herringbone ……


Please bring to the class:=



6 fat quarters that you like together – feature fabrics

1 ½ metres of background – plain,mottled, tone on tone or a different colour – to go with your fat quarters


Please note – you can use as many fabrics as you wish – good for stashbusting.

The background can also be a mix of the same colour eg creams or greens.

We need to be able to cut 5” squares – 72  feature fabrics

                                                                     72 background


If you want to make a larger quilt, please bring more fabric.


Borders can be added later.



Light/med/dark grey –according to your fabrics – for piecing



Sewing machine in good working order – with all leads, attachments and MANUAL.

Rotary cutting – mat, ruler and sharp cutter

6 ½” square – very useful.

Propelling pencil – fine

Fabric marking pen – eg Sewline

Sewing kit – pins, scissors etc

Squared paper/drawing paper

Notebook and pen




I will show you different ways to use your HST – the effect of colour, patterns and changing size.

Also there are other ways to make them – we can look at these.


Come along and have fun!!!!!


This is a day class – so bring along some lunch, or visit the many outlets in the street for treats.

Tea, coffee provided.




Any queries – please ring the shop – 0208 941 7075


……………………Lesley Owens –AUG 2016