half square triangle quilt

A New HST Project!

Okay… I’m blaming this project completely on my guild-mate Beth Wells! I got to sit next to her at our last PMQG All-Day-Sew, which was sweet enough on it’s own… but then she let me go through her bag of ‘give-aways’. She was de-stashing and I was able to take home some cute fabrics AND a package of white pre-cut Half Square Triangles.

HST fabric

Once I got home, I dug through my stash and found another package of the same size HST’s in dark solids – then I became inspired and had to design something to show off the dark colorway. Then I started chain-piecing at 1am last night…

chain piecing
HST's ready for pressing

I got up sort of excited to see how this was going to layout… and now I have this on my wall:

hst on design wall

I think it’s pretty… a different take on a rainbow quilt. I’m excited to sew it all together and get it on a longarm. I think this quilt will lend itself nicely to some funky quilting, but for now I just need to keep on sewing!

Thanks Beth, I’m having fun with this one! 🙂






6 responses to “A New HST Project!”

  1. Beth Wells Avatar

    Wow wow wow, who would of thought what a little pack of triangles could become. You are simply amazing. I love this quilt!

  2. MareMare Avatar

    Love it! I think those might be from our first retreat!

  3. Gail Lizette Avatar

    Ha ha… you never know when or where the inspiration will hit! Thanks!!

  4. Gail Lizette Avatar

    They could be! I loved that retreat… can't wait for the next one!

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