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Easy Quarter Square Triangles

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What is a Quarter Square Triangle or QST, for short? It's made of 4, Quarter Squares!  Another name for this unit is the Hour Glass block. There is a simple formula used to make them - Finished Size + 1 1/4". Finished size = 3" x 3". 3" + 1 1/4"  =  4 1/4" x 4 1/4" Method 1: Sew First Step One Cut 2 squares from contrasting fabric using the formula above. Draw a line diagonally from corner to corner on the back of the lighter fabric. Pair squares Right Sides Together (RST). Pin. Stitch a scant ¼" from the...

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