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Cutting Half and QuarterSquare Triangles

Cutting HalfSquare Triangles (righthanded)
1. Square up the fabric.
2. Cut the fabric in strips as wide as the desired finished width of the trianglesquares, plus 7/8” for seam allowances. For example, for a 3” finished halfsquare triangle, cut a 37/8”wide fabric strip.
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Cutting HalfSquare Triangles (righthanded)
3. Square up one end of each strip.Related Links 
Cutting HalfSquare Triangles (righthanded)
4. Using a ruler, cut the strip into lengths equal to the strip’s width. In this example, the strip would be cut into 37/8”long pieces.Related Links 
Cutting HalfSquare Triangles (righthanded)
5. Position the ruler diagonally across a square and cut the square in half to make two equalsize right triangles.Related Links 
Cutting HalfSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
1. Square up the fabric.
2. Cut the fabric in strips as wide as the desired finished width of the trianglesquares, plus 7/8” for seam allowances. For example, for a 3” finished halfsquare triangle, cut a 37/8”wide fabric strip.
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Cutting HalfSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
3. Square up one end of each strip.Related Links 
Cutting HalfSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
4. Using a ruler, cut the strip into lengths equal to the strip’s width. In this example, the strip would be cut into 37/8”long pieces.Related Links 
Cutting HalfSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
5. Position the ruler diagonally across the square and cut the square in half to make two equalsize right triangles.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (righthanded)
1. Square up the fabric.
2. Cut the fabric in strips as wide as the desired width of the quartersquare triangle, plus 11/4” for seam allowances. For example, for a 3” finished quartersquare triangle, cut a 41/4”wide fabric strip.
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Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (righthanded)
3. Square up one end of each strip.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (righthanded)
4. Using a ruler, cut the strip into lengths equal to the strip’s width. In this example, the strip would be cut into 41/4”long pieces.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (righthanded)
5. Position the ruler diagonally across square and cut the square in half to make two equalsize right triangles. Do not move or pick up the triangles.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (righthanded)
6. Position the ruler diagonally across the cut square in the opposite direction and cut the square in half again to make a total of four equalsize triangles.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
1. Square up the fabric.
2. Cut the fabric in strips as wide as the desired width of the quartersquare triangle, plus 11/4” for seam allowances. For example, for a 3” finished quartersquare triangle, cut a 41/4”wide fabric strip.
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Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
3. Square up one end of each strip.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
4. Using a ruler, cut the strip into lengths equal to the strip’s width. In this example, the strip would be cut into 41/4”long pieces.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
5. Position the ruler diagonally across square from corner to corner and cut the square in half to make two equalsize right triangles. Do not move or pick up the triangles.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
6. Position the ruler diagonally across the square from corner to corner in the opposite direction and cut the square in half again to make a total of four equalsize triangles.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
3. Square up one end of each strip.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
4. Using a ruler, cut the strip into lengths equal to the strip’s width. In this example, the strip would be cut into 41/4”long pieces.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
5. Position the ruler diagonally across square from corner to corner and cut the square in half to make two equalsize right triangles. Do not move or pick up the triangles.Related Links 
Cutting QuarterSquare Triangles (lefthanded)
6. Position the ruler diagonally across the square from corner to corner in the opposite direction and cut the square in half again to make a total of four equalsize triangles.Related Links 
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