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How to Make a Quilt: 34 Half Square Triangle Quilt Patterns

By: Suzanna, Editor, FaveQuilts.com

Lone Star Baby Quilt PatternThere's a lot to love about the beginner-friendly, oh-so-easy HST quilt pattern. With our extensive collection, How to Make a Quilt: 34 Half Square Triangle Quilt Patterns, you can start your first (or next) quilt right after you finish reading this article. Bold, pretty, and one-of-a-kind quilt patterns and quilt blocks are the name of the game here, and half square triangle quilt patterns are among the easiest to conquer, no matter what skill level you are.

From quilt blocks to HST baby quilt patterns to full-sized bed quilts, the beauty of half square triangle quilt patterns lies in both their versatility and simplicity. As the base of many other types of quilt patterns, including Flying Geese quilt patterns, most half square triangle quilt patterns do not require any elaborate cutting or piecing. From beginner-friendly to more challenging patterns, take a look at our list below and get that sewing machine humming with some of our favorite half square triangle quilt patterns today.   


How to Make a Quilt: Half Square Triangle Quilt Patterns

Table of Contents

Half Square Triangle Quilt Patterns

HST Baby Quilt Patterns

HST Quilt Patterns for Quilted Accessories

HST Quilt Blocks


Half Square Triangle Quilt Patterns

Easy Star Quilt Pattern

There's not much these half square triangle quilt patterns can't do. From beautiful chevron quilt patterns to elaborate diamond quilt patterns, the half square triangle quilt pattern is one of those versatile designs that can make a little bit of effort look like a million bucks. From mountaintops to diamond mines to wherever your imagination can take you, the half square triangle pattern offers plenty of different yet simple ways to express your creativity. Take a look at some of our favorite HST quilt patterns below. 

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HST Baby Quilt Patterns

Tumble of Triangles Baby Quilt

It's always exciting to learn about a new addition that will be joining the family, and now you can give the little bundle of joy something to cuddle up with by creating one of these HST baby quilt patterns. Little free baby quilt patterns like these are the perfect way to create a gift for baby that's heartfelt, handmade, and one-of-a-kind.  


HST Quilt Patterns for Quilted Accessories

Triangle Quilt Necklace

If your love of quilting simply can't be contained, we've got you covered. These HST quilt patterns for quilted accessories give you several fun and creative ways to use the HST quilt pattern to make everything from quilted pillows to quilted table runners and more. Who says quilts need to be confined to the bedroom? Show off your skills with these fun half square triangle quilt patterns for accessories. 

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HST Quilt Blocks

Exploding X HST Block

Almost every quilt begins with quilt blocks, and if you're just beginning in the world of quilting, these HST quilt blocks are the perfect place to get your footing. Known for their simplicity, quilt blocks that use the HST quilt pattern are easy enough to draw in beginners, and versatile enough to keep the experts' attention. Don't believe us? Check out for yourself just how unique HST blocks can be by perusing the patterns below. 


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HST designs are so fascinating to me. Who knew a little triangle could do so much work.


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