These half square triangles are looking about as impressive as the weather in Sydney the last few days. Drab. Dreary.
Believe it or not - that fabric is blue.
I'm using the Magic 8 method to create some HSTs to finish off another UFO. The method works well although - Doubting Thomas that I am - I added an extra inch just to be sure and trimmed them back to the size I needed.
There is a nifty ruler designed for that purpose - Eleanor Burns' Quilt in a Day Square Up Ruler. I haven't time to order one from Punch with Judy so I'm improvising.
After reading Carrie Nelson's post on the Modafabrics blog I'm also starching a lot more.
Carrie has recently written a series of articles on sizing, thread, tools and the like. All stuff you know but doesn't hurt to refresh.
Like the Mars Bunny here
Best wishes for yours, however you choose to mark the occasion.