Block 2 Cutting instructions are for one block. cut one 3" square - center cut two 2-3/4" squares cut once diagonally cut two 3-1/2" squares cut once diagonall. Sew triangles around center square Square this unit to 4". Sew outer triangles around inner square. Square block to 5-1/2
Cutting measurements for half square triangles using Missouri Star Quilt Companys (video on u-tube) ingenious method of assembling a HST for most HST projects by taking two squares of fabric (usually a print and a solid), place them right sides together and sew around all four edges with a 1/4鈥?seam allowance. Then you cut the square on both diagonals and you end up with four pieces.