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2 In Quilting/ Quilting Tutorials

4-at-a-time Half Square Triangles

Half Square Triangles can be made lots of different ways, and this post will show you a step-by-step guide to making 4 Half Square Triangles at one time.

I personally prefer the 4-at-a-time method for making Half Square Triangles because it does not involve sewing on the bias. That does however mean that you still need to be careful while pressing your blocks, as to not stretch or distort them later on.

This post will show you what steps to take to make 4 Half Square Triangles at one time, as well as two different methods of trimming Half Square Triangle Quilt Blocks, and even how to calculate what size starting square to use when using the 4-at-a-time HST method.

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6 In AccuQuilt/ Quilt Patterns/ Quilting/ Quilting Tutorials

How to Make a Signature Memory Quilt

Signature Memory Quilt

There is something so special about capturing all the wonderful wishes of our loved ones and I knew I didn’t just want it to sit in some book that collects dust. Naturally, I decided to put my quilting skills to use and chose to make a Wedding Guest Book Quilt. This memory quilt involved having each of our near & dear loved ones sign a quilt block, which I now have all sewn together and quilted.

As my husband Eric and I approach our 2 year wedding anniversary I think it is *ABOUT TIME* I share with you the ins and outs of one of my favorite wedding projects: Our Wedding Guest Book Memory Quilt.

How to make a Signed Memory Quilt, wedding, graduation, birthday
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