When I sewed the Quilted Snowman Pillow covers, I wanted to make 3 of them a little different, so, I added some pine tree quilt blocks at the side panels on one of the snowman pillows. You have seen the one with bird prints at the previous tutorial, now, this is the tutorial to quilt a tree block with Half Square Triangles (HST). Coming up next is the pinwheel piecing. Piecing up a tree block has never been so easy with the basic half square triangle units, don’t trust me but see it for yourself on the next page!
In fact, I have a question floating on my head while sewing this: Has anyone seen this technique to piece a tree quilt block from HST before? May be from books or other website? I was scratching my head and squeezing some brain juices to come out with this pine tree shape. I hope it is something new that haven’t been published before. If it is an old technique, I wish I knew it earlier to save my time to design it 😉
It could be too late for 2012 Christmas….lol…. it sure is too late for 2012, but, plenty of time for 2013 Christmas to piece up a tree quilt block. Save up this tutorial either in you browser’s bookmark or pin it on your Pinterest board. I love Pinterest as I can see clearly what I had pinned with a picture to show. Hope to see you sewing something with this tree block soon. Remember, time flies, in a blink of an eye, Christmas will be just around the corner.