capitol city quilt guild
multi color stripe

Tiny Treats

Brought to you by Ellen Mills and Wilma Rhodes.

Tiny Treats is a quilt block raffle held each month for members only. Patterns and instructions are included in the newsletter and linked off the home page. Make as many three blocks and enter your name once for each one.

multi color stripe

Shaded Half Square Triangle

April, 2014

Needed: 10-light 5” squares and 10-dark 5” squares and 10- light 2½” squares and 10-dark 2½” squares. Mark a diagonal line on each of the 20 small squares. Using 5 dark squares, place a light 2½” square on opposite corners of a dark 5” square. Sew across the diagonal marks. Press the resulting corners open. Cut away the underneath corner. Square to 5” x 5”. Do the same with dark 2½” squares on 5 light 5” squares .Mark a diagonal line on each additional light and dark 5” pieces.  Place a corner-pieced unit with light corners on a light 5” square. Sew ¼” from the diagonal line, cut on the diagonal line, iron, and square to 4½”. Repeat process using light corner-pieced units with light 5” squares and dark corner-pieced units with dark 5” squares. Bring all 20 for a great chance to win a lot of units.