Calico Puzzle

Continuing our series of simple blocks and units we come to half-square triangle units, sometimes abbreviated to HSTs. You will find a tutorial for several ways of making these on the website.

HST unit

One simple block that uses these units is Calico Puzzle and you can download instructions to make this block here.

calico puzzle

There are many ways to colour this block as well which means you can all sorts of different designs when you start to put blocks together to make a quilt. You will find several ideas in the pattern pdf but here are a couple, first the simple block just set 4 x 4 –

calico puzzle plain

then add another colour and turn the blocks on point –

calico puzzle on point

Find more ideas in the free pattern pdf.

Calico Puzzle

 

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