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Split Quarter Square Triangle
Quilt Blocks

 

 

 

The quarter square triangle is another basic building block for quilters.  There are many layouts for this block, and it is used to make other beautiful quilting blocks.

 

This block is usually made in pairs. It is made similar to the half square triangle quilt block and the quarter square triangle quilt block.

 

the first step making the split square triangle quilt blockThe first step when making the split quarter square triangle block is the same as the first step for the quarter square triangle block. Follow the instructions on the quarter square triangle page.  Remember  that you cut the 2 squares 1 1/4 inch larger than the desired size of the finished block for this first step.

After you have the 2 half square triangle blocks, you are ready for step 2.  Cut a single square of fabric.  Cut it the same size as the  half square triangle block you just made.  It will be 3/8 of an inch smaller than the first large square in step one.

 

the second step making the split quarter square triangle quilt blockPlace this square right sides together with the half square triangle block.  Draw a diagonal line from one corner to the opposite corner.  Notice that the line is drawn over both the light and dark fabric.  Sew 1/4 inch on both sides of the line, and then cut down the middle.

 

the finished split quarter square triangle quilt blockOpen up your two blocks, and press.  You will have two quarter square triangle quilt blocks.

 

Note:  The 2 split square triangle blocks cut from the same square will always be mirror images of each other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Quilt Sizes

 

Miniature      <36"
   
Wall Hanging any size
   
Baby

36x36 up to 52x52

   
Lap

52-68 x 52-78

   
Twin

64-72 x 86-96

   
Full

70-88 x 88-100

   
Queen

88-99 x 94-108

   
King

94-108 x 94-108

 

Pre-cut Quilt Squares

 

4-Patch

Many beginning quilters like to buy quilt pre-cut quilt squares. While it is convenient, be aware you will need a lot of them. Here is approx how many 4-inch squares you need for the following size quilts without borders.

 

Crib 168
 
Twin 529
 
Double 624
 
Queen 728

 

 

 HOW TO ASSEMBLE YOUR QUILT 

 
Backing
 
Batting
 
Binding
 
Borders and Sashing
 
Pinning the Layers
 
Quilting Your Project

 

 

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