How to Piece Your Quilt with Elsie Campbell | What are Half-Square Triangles?
(Show 407) Do your Eight-Pointed Star blocks "tent" in the center? Is a button your solution for mismatched center seams? If so, this is definitely the show for you! Join master quiltmaker and author Elsie Campbell as she demonstrates her award-winning techniques and favorite tools for achieving pieced perfection with this problematic block. In addition, Alex shows how focusing on a simple traditional shape - in this case, the half-square triangle - can add pizzazz to your quilt. Bob Purcell of Superior Threads demystifies thread and helps you determine how to select thread for your next project. And-you'll love this!! - Gregory Case (Photo Man) takes us on a nostalgic and fun-filled photo journey of The Quilt Show history.
Blocks Featured: 1/2 Square Triangle, 8 Point Star
Y-Seams, Patchwork Tips & Tricks, Piecing, Quilt Pattern, Thread, 1/4" Seam Accuracy, Fabric Preparation, Traditional