A Stack of HSTs


I really learned a lesson last night. And that is that by chaining by hand, I can stitch a fairly large number of the HSTs in just a couple of hours. Just over 50 of them are in that nice little stack – all done by hand last night. I put an Aurifil spool by them just to give it some perspective.

I’m thrilled by this as I have, up until now, pretty much avoided blocks that call for a lot of HSTs as I figured they’d get pretty boring to stitch. But this way they’re fun.

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“Let the Decorating Begin.”


Baxter and Jake guarding the toy basket. According to Mr. Q.O., Baxter’s expression is saying, “You do know that’s my toy, don’t you?”

6 thoughts on “A Stack of HSTs

  1. Jake, you are asking for trouble…….do aliens use half-square triangles to decorate their tree? That’s certainly a stack of pieces, I use Aurifil thread so can just imagine the height of it!


  2. That’s excellent! I have in mind a schnibble that requires eleventy-million HSTs, for which reason I’ve procrastinated making. Add another to the list ‘when I get my printer’. Cathi, you are a gem!
    Hazle ♥
    (Also, perhaps Baxter understands that Jake is younger kitteh, with toddler attitude—you know, if I like it, is mine, if is in my paws, is mine… etc 🙂 and so shares. )


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