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,
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
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