## 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

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

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

### How do you cut a triangle into a square?

Steps

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

**How do you make a triangle out of a square?**

How to Make an Equilateral Triangle From a Square

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