I am re-visiting an old friend this week - the humble half square triangle (HST). I really love this versatile unit and have made numerous quilts in various designs from this simple block (see Half Square Triangle label to browse through all HST projects).
This time I have used a traditional block - featuring nine the same HST units in a nine patch arrangement. The HST units each feature a dark fabric and a light (low volume) fabric. The dark fabrics that I have selected for this quilt generally have a retro feel about them.
Several of the large scale fabrics are indeed reclaimed vintage linens as well as authentic feedsack fabrics. I love that these pre-loved fabrics from another era blend so well with our "modern" fabrics. All of the fabrics are from stash, although I had to dig deep to audition and find the right fabrics for this project.
30 HST nine-patch blocks
270 Half Square Triangle Units
each and every unit over-sized and trimmed for accuracy.
Now ready for basting and quilting.
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Retro HST Quilt - A Finished Quilt and Quilt Pattern (pdf file)