How do you square up a square block?

How do you square up a square block?

How do you square up a square block?

How to Make a Perfect Square in a Square Block

  1. Cut the (2) 3″ Dark Blue squares on the diagonal to make (4) triangles.
  2. Sew a triangle to opposite sides of a 3-1/4″ White square.
  3. Sew triangles to the remaining two sides of the White square, again matching the center of the square with the center of the triangle.

What size should quilt squares be?

Sizes may vary but the standard packs are either 10 inches by 10 inches, 5 inches by 5 inches, or 2.5 inches by 2.5 inches. So just decide what size blocks you would like to build with. (As for me.. I usually choose the 5×5’s…and that is the size I would suggest starting with.

How do you sew half square triangles together?

How to piece two half square triangles at a time

  1. Step 1 – Mark your line. Stack two squares right sides together.
  2. Step 2 – Stitch ¼-inch from both sides of the line.
  3. Step 3 – Cut along the marked line.
  4. Step 4 – Press the seam allowance open.
  5. Step 5 – Trim the half square triangles to the correct size.

How do you cut a triangle into a square?


  1. Take your square of paper.
  2. Fold it in half vertically to determine the mid-line. Unfold.
  3. Measure the bottom side of the square.
  4. Memorize this measurement.
  5. Draw a line with the ruler and pencil.
  6. Repeat the previous two steps for the other side of the triangle.
  7. Cut out on your pencil lines.
  8. Finished.

How do you make a triangle out of a square?

How to Make an Equilateral Triangle From a Square

  1. Step 1: Start With a Square. Materials:
  2. Step 2: Fold in Half. Fold the square in half hamburger/hot dog style and then unfold.
  3. Step 3: Left Corner to Center.
  4. Step 4: Make Two More Sides of the Triangle.
  5. Step 5: Crease, Lick, Rip, Repeat.
  6. Step 6: The Triangle Is Finished.