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Day 12…Needful Things…

12 Days of Christmas 12Welcome to the 12 NEEDFUL things on my list this year…Please remember to leave a comment if you would want to win this one!!!  We will be picking 2 winners…one will receive a full set of Triangle Papers and the other a full Triangle Papers for Charms Squares

If you follow me or are new to me…you will find that I love quilts with lots of TRIANGLES in them…but one of the things that is common is cutting off the points of a triangle…we don’t want to do that if we can help it…I want to introduce to you TRIANGLE PAPERS from Primitive Gatherings…Triangle paper allow you to execute perfect Half Square Triangles (HST) This method is fast and easy and like we said accurate…I can find only one tiny extra step that we have to do when using the papers and that is to tear it off…now how long does that take?  I am very willing to sit and rip the papers off if it means I will have perfect triangles…Now there are other methods…drawing on your squares…but is that accurate?  I can’t do it perfect……What about just cutting them and piecing them…are they perfect? No..there are always a few that somehow turn out wonky….We have sizes from 1/2″ to 2 1/2″…and yes…anyone can make and piece a block with 1/2″ triangles in them…but I would only attempt that with these papers…Our triangle papers have been designed with what we think are the best of what we have had to work with previous to these…

I will point out some of their features…

In the 1/2″ -3/4″ and  1″ sizes you can use them to do a few HST…like a strip of them…or you can stitch the whole sheet continuously see how the stitching lines run from strip to strip?…IMG_0170the larger sizes are easy to cut apart if you only need a few…we could not do the strip feature on the larger ones and still get the maximum number of HST on a page…1 1/4″,1 1/2″,1 3/4″, 2″and 2 1/2″IMG_0178

They all have single thin lines for cutting…no more wondering..do I cut on the line, in-between the lines…there is only ONE line between ours.

Clear directions printed on the covers so you will not forget a step…like shortening your stitch.IMG_0173

We also have them conveniently configured for using with any 5″ charm pack…the charm packs have 60 papers in them…so enough for 120 dark/light charms…which will make a ton of HST’s… We have them in 1/2″-3/4″-1″ & 1 1/2″IMG_0174I want you to view a (rough) video I have created at the last minute… sewing a charm square with the triangle papers… you can see how easy it all is…VIDEO

IMG_0182Remember to press with the paper still on…see how I chain press them…laying the next one on the top of the last one?  Then clip the “dog ears”.

IMG_0183Layout the block…I have two extra…will save them for a scrappy block… Now piece them into rows and then stitch the rows together. IMG_0184In the video you can see how fast they can be stitched…and in no time you have a small block…this one happens to finish at 3″ when you use the 3/4″ finished triangles….They really are not tiny until they are stitched in the block…This block shows up bigger on my computer screen then it is in real life…See how nice the points are…It’s magic…have you ever heard me say…I don’t do anything hard…it may look like it…but it is not…Fabric is from Snowman Gatherings 2…will be out in Spring/early Summer…IMG_0169

 

Now the one thing you cannot do with these triangle papers is COPY them on the copy machine…they have to be a 1st generation print, to be accurate…if they are all off and you have to trim them or their too short you just ruined the whole point of using them…for the accuracy and not have to cut a bizzilion triangles down to the right size…I do not want to waste my time cutting triangles down….when we can make them perfect with Triangle Papers.

TRIANGLE PAPER AND TRIANGLE PAPER CHARMS Click the link where all the sizes of TRIANGLE PAPERS are listed on the site….All of the papers will be $5.50 for this special offer….FYI am going to run a contest next year using these my papers…so you might want to get them while they are on sale!!!


261 Responses to “Day 12…Needful Things…”


  1. December 13, 2014 at 11:36 am

    I have never tried these. If these are easier to use to match points they are for me.

  2. 2 Cheryl
    December 13, 2014 at 11:38 am

    I will give these a try. I have used the ones that are on long skinny sheets. This looks easier . Thanks

  3. December 13, 2014 at 11:39 am

    I love the idea of triangle papers for Charm Squares. Will have to get some soon.

  4. 4 sandy L
    December 13, 2014 at 11:39 am

    You mean I can finally make perfect triangles?????? Looks like something I need. Thanks

  5. 5 Renee Stapleton
    December 13, 2014 at 11:39 am

    I love the star that you showed made with these papers. I think I need to try using this.

  6. 6 MARCIA
    December 13, 2014 at 11:40 am

    I HAVE NEVER USED TRIANGLE PAPERS … LOOKS LIKE I NEED TO! THANKS FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN! (LOVE YOUR BLOG)

  7. 7 Ann R.
    December 13, 2014 at 11:44 am

    Great idea! I have used Edyta Sitar’s triangle papers in the 2″ size, but haven’t seen triangle papers in these smaller sizes. Would love to try those…

  8. 8 VickiT
    December 13, 2014 at 11:49 am

    That is AWESOME Lisa! I love the charm square papers. I’ve not sen them for charms yet. I’ve been looking at all the different things sold which are similar to these and haven’t made any decisions of which I wanted. But, I have so many charm packs that these would very much come in handy for me. Great video. Thank you.

    • 9 VickiT
      December 13, 2014 at 12:12 pm

      Maybe I’m nuts but I cannot locate the 3/4″ charm triangle papers or any page showing all triangle papers on one page. I found the 1 inch charm triangle papers and others and then another page I found the triangle papers on a roll.

  9. 10 Nancy
    December 13, 2014 at 11:49 am

    Unless I missed, I think this is the first of those promised ‘tutes’. I like it!! Most of us are visual people, myself included. Thanks for the easy lesson.

  10. 11 Kathy Roloff
    December 13, 2014 at 11:49 am

    I wait for this list every year! I love triangle papers, especially for the smaller sizes. Thanks.

  11. 12 Christine Brown
    December 13, 2014 at 11:51 am

    Love all your quilts with triangles. I will need those papers!!

  12. 13 Mary Schreiner
    December 13, 2014 at 11:53 am

    They’re wonderful! I don’t do half square triangles without them, especially the tiny ones!

  13. December 13, 2014 at 11:53 am

    These look great, much better than the long thin ones.

  14. 15 Betsy
    December 13, 2014 at 11:53 am

    I like the variety of smaller sizes you are offering… Just perfect for many of your little projects! I just watched your video…love how it fits that charm square….you fly on that Juki!!!!

  15. 16 Martha Ogden
    December 13, 2014 at 11:56 am

    I have used these in a kit I purchased from your shop. They do make half square triangles easier.

  16. 17 Susan G.
    December 13, 2014 at 11:56 am

    I have tried the triangle papers and they do work nicely. My big problem is sewing the tiny pieces together once the papers are torn off. I don’t know why but I have a hard time with that. Is there a trick to sewing tiny pieces or is it a “keep practicing thing”.

  17. 18 laura b
    December 13, 2014 at 11:58 am

    Have not tried your triangle paper yet but have used others and love it. Nice that you offer tiny sizes too

  18. 19 Lynn
    December 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    What a neat idea. Makes us non quilters into quilters

  19. 20 Dawn
    December 13, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    I have never used triangle paper but this looks great!

  20. 22 Beverly Lawler
    December 13, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    I will have to try some of these. Better than cutting all those 1/2 square triangles! That machine is really fast!! Looking forward to your posts!

  21. 23 Carol Schallock
    December 13, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Awesome triangle papers!!

  22. 24 Terri
    December 13, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    I love small piece blocks and I just ordered a couple sets of these during your Christmas Open House and I LIKE!!!! And will be putting in a order today! Keep that creative juice of yours flowing!! Thanks. PS Whats the blue guide on your sewing machine??

  23. 26 Paula P
    December 13, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Looks like even I can make this work.
    Paula

  24. 27 Vickie Olsen
    December 13, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    Anything that makes it easier and a more perfect shape, takes the frustration away.

  25. 28 Sherrer Givens
    December 13, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    These papers sound nifty. Thank you for the message.

  26. 29 debby
    December 13, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    I used your triangle papers on “words to live by”….wonderful:)!! Everyone needs to try these. I, too, love blocks with half-square triangles in them. Thanks for another freebie block:)

  27. 30 Rose
    December 13, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Love the look of tiny blocks and these triangle papers will really help with accuracy.

  28. 31 Lori Albrechtsen
    December 13, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    I would love to try these! Pick me pick me!!!!

  29. 32 Margie
    December 13, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    These are the BEST! I have some and I love them! Of course, I can always use more! Merry Christmas.

  30. December 13, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    I am excited to hear you have a new line of Snowman Gatherings coming out!
    When I did Little Buds I absolutely relied on triangle papers for that little border!

  31. 34 John Scibran
    December 13, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    The triangle papers look easy to use.

  32. 35 Barbara Jenson
    December 13, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    I’ve used them and love how well they work. I would love to have all sizes on hand. Your family is in my thoughts Holiday Blessings.

  33. December 13, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Can’t wait to try the triangle paper. Perfection, speed and simplicity–what could be better. I imagine this would really help for the smaller hst. Thanks!

  34. 37 Yvonne
    December 13, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Those look awesome…I really want to try the charm sized ones!

  35. 38 Deborah Fields
    December 13, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    I’m all for things that make me look like a really accurate piecer! I love how quickly you end up with a complicated looking block by following the lines, cutting and tearing. I thank you for having all the sizes in one place!

  36. 39 Peggy Iversen
    December 13, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    I would like to give them a try.

  37. 40 Mary
    December 13, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    These look so easy to use. Sometimes the paper is too thick which doesn’t help the accuracy.

  38. 41 Mary C.
    December 13, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Leave it to you Lisa to take something we all use and make it so much better! I’m going to have to come up with a project needing triangles so I can try them.

  39. 42 Vikki Weisensel
    December 13, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    I bought the 1′ finished triangle papers and they are awesome! I have to make 852 HSTs and they’ve made my piecing so much more fun. Fantastic idea of sizing them for charm squares too:) Thank you for working so hard to make quilters lives easier!

  40. 43 Allison Evrard
    December 13, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    I’m impressed! I think I need those triangle papers.

  41. 44 Linda Kramer
    December 13, 2014 at 12:52 pm

    Lisa, I used your triangle paper for 1 1/2″ half square triangles needed for a chevron border in Blue Bells by Edyta Sitar. I would never use anything else from there on. They were a breeze to work with and the borders came out perfect. Well worth the little bit of money spent. Thanks too for coming up with the papers for charm squares, PERFECT!

  42. 45 Joan Richards
    December 13, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    These look much more fun than the strip papers! Can’t wait to try them.

  43. 46 Linda A
    December 13, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Thank you for all the info and the video too! I would love to try them!

  44. 47 Patty Fowl
    December 13, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    I avoided triangles for a long time because I found I never was consistently happy with the techniques or the results. I am really impressed with your results and would love to try them!

  45. 48 Denise Gosselin
    December 13, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    I love these! I used them for last years SBOW and all the triangles came out perfect!

  46. 49 Babs Williams
    December 13, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    These look really cool!!

  47. 50 Debbie G
    December 13, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    I just recently used them for your Summer Love pattern in which the HSTs finish at 3 4″ and would have never achieved the accuracy without the papers.

  48. 51 Meme
    December 13, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Will definitely be adding these to my PG Needful things. Thank you, Lisa.

  49. 52 Debbi
    December 13, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    I’ve used the smaller triangle squares and loved them (of course!). Didn’t know you made them now for charm squares — what a great idea!

  50. 53 Nancy
    December 13, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    They look so easy! I have tried other brands but not those from Primitive Gatherings. I need to get some!

  51. 54 Diane Yager
    December 13, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    I’d love to try your papers. My triangles never come out the way they should regardless of the method I use.

  52. 55 Marilyn Hopkins
    December 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Anything to make my piecing more accurate!! I will definitely try these.

  53. 56 Catherine Spanish
    December 13, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    Definitely time that I try these out! I sure challenged myself without, doing the SAL. Looking forward to your other recommendations.

  54. 57 Theresa K
    December 13, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    I need to try these! Now to decide what to make!

  55. 58 Cheryl Onelius
    December 13, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    These look wonderful! I would love to give them a try….especially with the little bitty ones!

  56. 59 Pam Hintze
    December 13, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    Great idea, especially for small blocks.

  57. 60 Judy Renner
    December 13, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    I was just given a bag of scrap fabric. I thought, “what on earth will I do with this?” I think these papers would be perfect. Thanks for your continued inspiration!

  58. 61 Cathy Cavagnaro
    December 13, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    I am a geometry teacher and some of my friends say that I am “neurotic” about accuracy in piecing. I am definitely going to try these papers.

  59. 63 marysam817
    December 13, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    I love making half square triangles. The smaller, the better. I haven’t tried the ones you have but plan to purchase some to have ready for future projects. Thanks for the chance to win some of these.

  60. 64 Judith
    December 13, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    Awesome notion! Thanks for the chance to win.

  61. 65 Meredith
    December 13, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    These look fantastic, definitely a needful thing!

  62. 66 Edith
    December 13, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    I love triangle paper. You can make a block like the one Lisa showed larger or smaller by just changing the hat size without doing any math.

  63. 67 Connie R. Spalding
    December 13, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Definitely a great thing to have for perfect half square triangles…your papers are awesome…especially in the small sizes. The charm square papers are a great idea. Would love to win any size of the papers though, as my piecing would be “perfect.” Thanks for your 12 Days of Christmas…I look forward to it every year.

  64. 68 Amanda n
    December 13, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    I have used several different triangle papers with varied accuracy. I love Lisa ‘ s they are the easiest and most accurate in my opinion. I have enjoyed using them in the pieced stitch along.

  65. 69 Joleen
    December 13, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    I can’t wait to give these a try! I am always looking for ways to be more precise 🙂 What a good start to ‘Needful Things’…… Something I already NEED!!

  66. 70 Cheryl
    December 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    I’m excited about your needful things! I loved your items last year and am excited to see what you have to offer this year!

  67. December 13, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    I used them in the SBOW and I really think they are fabulous, precise and very well interlocking on the seams, a really great invention

  68. 72 Kathleen Gee
    December 13, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Those look amazing! I would love to win some…

  69. 73 gijane279-Liz
    December 13, 2014 at 2:08 pm

    Lisa, I’ve used different papers for awhile now and like the results. I’m looking forward to trying yours since you hit on a few of the things in your post that I have issue with (which line for what). Oh and btw I’m so excited by your previous post about the new store I can hardly compose a post!!! can you say happy dance in my Jammies?? ❤ ❤

  70. 74 Sandra
    December 13, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    You inspired me to try these on small quilts. Yes, they are amazing!!! How else could you make 1/2″ half square triangles without going crazy. Always great tips from PG!

  71. December 13, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    Love Primitive Gatherings and triangle papers – both are a “must” in my book!

  72. 76 Janet
    December 13, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    Yes Lisa, we can tell you LOVE triangles. LOL….so as a lover of your designs I so appreciated these thangles!! jmh

  73. 77 Jolin Barilla
    December 13, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    I love this product! You’be really thought it through.

  74. 78 Sue Pickwell
    December 13, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    Would love to try these, thanks for the chance win some!

  75. 79 Donna B
    December 13, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    I love the idea of doing such small blocks with such accuracy.

  76. 80 Karen Qualls
    December 13, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    Just purchased your Triangle Gathering pattern. Need to get some of your new triangle paper to get started. Am very excited about your new store opening in Murrieta.
    Karen

  77. 81 Janet
    December 13, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    I love HST’s, too … too much! All my quilts seem to have sawtooth borders! These would be great to have!

  78. December 13, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    My working on Words to Live By would be impossible without these papers. Thanks Lisa for designing them.

  79. December 13, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    My working on Words to Live By would be impossible without these papers. Thank you Lisa for designing them.

  80. 84 Brenda
    December 13, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Love the charm size papers. What an adorable little pin cushion the block you put together would make.

  81. 85 Veronica
    December 13, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Lisa,
    I’m excited about the “Needful things” post again this year. The fabric from Snowman Gatherings 2 is beautiful, ( so is your star block) & while I loved the first version and made the wool snowman quilt (so fun), I can’t wait to see the new collection.
    HST when made small can be so difficult, so thanks for showing the video on a much more precise way to do this with the triangle papers.

  82. 86 Melanie
    December 13, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    I recently discovered your first “needful thing” item….the HST papers. So happy you made them for smaller sizes. I have not had the opportunity to use them as yet, but as soon as the holidays are over, I have promised myself to start turning out more miniatures using them. Thanks in advance, surely will make it a breeze to sew small!!!!

  83. 87 Linda
    December 13, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Oh My Gosh! A video too. I love the charm square idea. Gonna have to order me some of these if I don’t win!

  84. 88 ckcowl
    December 13, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Oh these sound wonderful! I seem to need hsq triangles often & hate making them, no matter how careful or slow I am some are always ( off) these could change my whole attitude. 🙂

  85. 89 Cheryl
    December 13, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    So excited about your needful things list. With my busy life it is some times hard to find the precious time to do what I love to do and that is to quilt and to do wool applique. When I do have the time to quilt it is nice to know that triangle paper will now make quilting HST so much faster and easier. I definitely will be getting me some triangle paper/

  86. 90 Gale S
    December 13, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    Would love to try them! Thanks for the chance to win some.

  87. 91 Bonnie Larson
    December 13, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    These look great. I have never tried them before. Thanks for sharing

  88. 92 Barbara F.
    December 13, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Just watched the video. I’ve never used the triangle papers before, but they would be a great timesaver!

  89. 93 Shirley H in Massachusetts
    December 13, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    I have used other brands and would like to try these. They are so much faster and if I don’t win I will definitely be buying myself some after the holidays.

  90. 94 Christine S.
    December 13, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    What a great way to make triangles!! I’m on my way to watch your video now.

  91. 95 Gina
    December 13, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    Great idea, cannot wait to try them. And just read about the new store, congratulations on the west coast addition!

  92. 96 Donna
    December 13, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    Wow, I can’t get over how simple this is. Definitely will purchase. Thx!

  93. 97 Dee
    December 13, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    I love quilts with triangles as well!! These look like they would be fun to use!!

  94. December 13, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    There is no other way to do a large number of HST!

  95. 99 Bernice
    December 13, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Thank you! I’m wanting to try the 1/2″ ones!

  96. 100 masonmarlene
    December 13, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    OK. So, I have looked at these at my LQS and thought it’s just another gimmick. After watching your video I decided they are “needful things” and went on line and bought them all. Thanks for doing the video. I’m one of those that needs to see it in action first. I don’t know if that’s right brain or left brain but you sold me!!

  97. 101 mbdquilter
    December 13, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    These babies are fantastic! I’ve never been able to do HSTs without them being wonky or having to trim each one of them down. These papers are no muss, no fuss … and so easy! Thanks Lisa!

  98. December 13, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    I could seriously use these! Happy Holidays!

  99. 103 Deb Gepfer
    December 13, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    Love the triangle papers! I used them for the 10th anniversary SAL. Awesome video! Hope there will be more 🙂

  100. 104 sunporchquilts
    December 13, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    I finally tried hst papers this year (took me long enough) and I love the accuracy! Would love to try these!

  101. 105 Kathi Schaffer
    December 13, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Can’t wait ti give these a try!!

  102. 106 Jody Randall
    December 13, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    These look awesome to use, especially the 3/4″ and the charm square size. For years I did the squares w/line drawn. I have to oversize then trim down, when doing lots its VERY time consuming! These papers look wonderful to use. I enjoy your needful things blog every year.

  103. 107 Debbie
    December 13, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    Love the star block you showed, nice way to have pretty squares. I will order if I don’t win for sure.

  104. 108 Anne
    December 13, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    I also love the idea of the triangle papers for charms and the idea of stitching them all at once instead of strips:)

  105. 109 karen
    December 13, 2014 at 4:21 pm

    I love your papers. Used them Iin your stitch along. Got so many compliments. U are soooo talented. Hope u survived the CA terrible weather and happy about your new venture in CA.

  106. 110 Maureen
    December 13, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Thank you for your give away. You make it all look so easy.

  107. 111 Charmaine
    December 13, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    Thanks for showing the video to help us. Will try the paper.

  108. 112 Sandie F
    December 13, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    Just started working with .summer Love and would LOVE love love to have some of these triangle papers on hand!!

  109. 113 Trish
    December 13, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    What a great idea, will have to try them! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  110. 114 Sandy
    December 13, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    I need to try this method. Finished so nice. Thanks Lisa!

  111. 115 Nancy ashbaugh
    December 13, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    Looks I will order and hope I win too!

  112. 116 Alicia Hunt
    December 13, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    With these papers I can probably finally make a pieced quilt. Thank You!

  113. 117 Marge
    December 13, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    I love how accurate they are. I need them.

  114. December 13, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    Triangle papers definitely make life easier – I think I need to try yours! I also need some Snowman 2 fabric! Oh…and #5 needles! LOL!!!

  115. 119 Peggy Simpson
    December 13, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    This is my first 12 Days of Christmas with you and I love the way it started ! I am reminded of a 2 1/2″ exchange that I started last summer with a group of friends. I will order the 2 1/2″ papers and maybe even finish the exchange by next Christmas. Happy Holidays !

  116. 120 Karen McMahon
    December 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    I do love triangles in quilts but DREAD making them. The papers do make it look much easier. I will have to try them.

  117. December 13, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    OMG… Thank you so much for the Triangle Paper video! Even after I read the directions, I still didn’t have a clue. I feel like a big dummy now that I’ve seen how simple they are, ugh.. What a cool idea 🙂 Just wanted to say, thank you for the yummy recipe and the little ornament patterns with the BIG meaning. Bless your broken heart as you go through the holidays and every day there after. Yes, you get a Christmas pass this year and maybe even next year too. You can take as many as you need. Sending you a big hug and prayers for peace this Holiday Season and Best of luck with your PG Shop #2 In Cali..Congrats!!

  118. December 13, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    Looks great especially if they are the right size and don’t have to be trimmed.

  119. December 13, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    Loved using them for the pieced SBOW. Made sewing them so much easier. I hope I’m one of the winners!

  120. December 13, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    Loved using them during the SBOW. Made sewing the blocks so much easier. Hope I’m one of the winners!

  121. 125 Rebecca
    December 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm

    Accurate and easy! How simple is that?

  122. 126 Carol
    December 13, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    Perfect points? Whoot whoot! Count me in…and maybe I’m in it to win it! I hope so!

  123. 127 jackie
    December 13, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    I am new to quilting, so excited to use these.

  124. 128 Crystal Knight
    December 13, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    Lisa I love the video. Thanks so much. Would love to win!!!

  125. 129 Donna
    December 13, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    Great! Can’t wait to use them!

  126. 130 Jean Benson Thompson
    December 13, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    I will be counting the Triangles like Sheep in my Dreams… Would love To win… ! !

  127. 131 Rebecca Z.
    December 13, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    I love using triangle paper and I can hardly wait to give them a try!

  128. 132 Dianek
    December 13, 2014 at 6:05 pm

    I have used triangle papers before and they do make a difference. Now I know where to order them.

  129. 133 Karen M
    December 13, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    These look awesome. I’ve always used thangles but there are so many more options with these. I love the idea of using charm packs with them. Thanks,
    Happy Holidays!
    Karen M

  130. 134 Nancy Terhaar
    December 13, 2014 at 6:33 pm

    My friend who turned me on to your site and I are making a quilt together that calls for 1″ HST stars. These will be perfect! Thank you so much, and bless you, Lisa, and good luck with your new venture in CA.

  131. 135 Penny Shepherd
    December 13, 2014 at 6:40 pm

    These triangle papers look fabulous! I came here for the blog hop and got another bonus!

  132. 136 Sharon Ludwig
    December 13, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    Triangle papers are The Bomb! One of the best inventions ever…

  133. 137 Debra Reber
    December 13, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    Yes, I would love to win some triangle papers!! Escpecially the ones for charm squares! I do think the papers are the best way to go to do HST!

  134. 138 Kris Dauth
    December 13, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    Triangle papers make quick work of half square triangles. Thanks for giving us a chance to win your version

  135. 139 Kary Heck
    December 13, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    With a tool like this, even I will be able to make accurate little triangles.

  136. 140 Kim
    December 13, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    Goal for 2015…accuracy. looks like these might be very helpful for HST

  137. 141 Barbara
    December 13, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    Thank you for introducing me to your triangle papers Lisa. What a wonderful way to make perfect HST’s. I will definitely be using the papers in future.

  138. 142 Stacy McDaniel
    December 13, 2014 at 7:35 pm

    So glad it’s started! Love the triangle paper and it makes such nice sharp triangles!

  139. 143 Darlene D'Eon
    December 13, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Your papers look perfect! Must try them!

  140. 144 Deb Kerms
    December 13, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    Love these; I have the 3/4″ triangle papers-picked them up at your booth at the APQS show in Des Moines this fall. Definitely want more!! My Material Girls quilt group just did 700 and swapped.

  141. 145 MaryNyberg
    December 13, 2014 at 8:10 pm

    You sew like the wind. I want these papers to do it like you!

  142. 146 Peggy Hostetler
    December 13, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    This looks easy and no mistakes. I like
    And want and the ruler also. Thanks

  143. 147 Sue Dollhopf
    December 13, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    I need to try these triangle papers. Especially those itty bitty small sizes.

  144. 148 Ann P.
    December 13, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    I am definitely into anything that makes things easier. Thanks for the video. Good luck in California. Hope you enjoy your vacation on the 27th and get some well deserved relaxation.

  145. 149 Debbie Miller
    December 13, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    Such a neat idea and the fastest HST pieced blocks yet! I will have to give these a try and would love to win.

  146. 150 Audrea Constancio
    December 13, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    I need to use on my Words to Live By BOM

  147. December 13, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    Would love to try these, I always have a horrible time making half square triangles.

  148. 152 Mary Z
    December 13, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    These look awesome! I will have to try them out!

  149. 153 dee
    December 13, 2014 at 9:27 pm

    I cannot wait to try thewe on charm packs thank you for the video

  150. 154 Jakey
    December 13, 2014 at 9:27 pm

    Hi Lisa, I can’t wait to try these, I was so excited to find they were included in my kit for “Tiny Tears”. Hugs, Jakey

  151. 155 Jamie Austin
    December 13, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    I will have to give them a try. Thanks.

  152. 156 Rachel Childress
    December 13, 2014 at 9:32 pm

    I would love to give these a try…I hate my points cut off!

  153. 157 Kim F
    December 13, 2014 at 9:39 pm

    Would love to try these. So tedious to cut small HST to size.

  154. 158 Jule
    December 13, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    I love these papers!! So much better results than doing without!

  155. 159 Dana D
    December 13, 2014 at 10:02 pm

    Okay, the triangle papers for the charm squares are quite possibly the most clever thing I have seen in quilting in a long time! I had no idea these existed! I definitely have to have some!!

  156. 160 Angelia L.
    December 13, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    Looks like I need to get some Triangle Papers! Can’t wait for Snowman Gatherings 2…..I love the first Snowman Gatherings collection!

  157. 161 Beth
    December 13, 2014 at 10:42 pm

    It was great seeing you at your Christmas open house, Lisa. Can’t wait to make those yummy cookies! Love your 12 day’s list and always want everything! Thanks for all you do!

  158. 162 sherry bosker
    December 13, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    Love your designs with the triangles. But I was always hesitant to attempt them. I can’t wait to get the triangle papers and give it a try.

  159. 163 Jeanine
    December 13, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    Thanks for the Triangle Papers. I am so tired of squaring up my HSTs! I love them in quilts but tend to avoid starting the patterns which use a lot of them. And I have so many projects I want to do with them.

  160. 164 Kristy Wilkinson
    December 13, 2014 at 10:55 pm

    You’ve sold me! I love having accuracy. The small sizes are always so tricky. Thanks for sharing with us. K-

  161. 165 RuthB
    December 13, 2014 at 11:07 pm

    Love the video. I can do this!

  162. 166 Judy
    December 13, 2014 at 11:24 pm

    Love these papers!

  163. 167 Steph M
    December 13, 2014 at 11:25 pm

    Triangle paper is the best invention! 😄

  164. 168 Karen Seitz
    December 13, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    I need to give triangle squares a try — you make them look like the perfect method!

  165. 169 Carleen R
    December 13, 2014 at 11:57 pm

    Happy 12 Days! Love these triangle papers. Thanks for the specials, Lisa!

  166. 170 Karla Pickhinke
    December 14, 2014 at 12:07 am

    I am soooo excited for your 12 needful things for Christmas 2014 to begin!! Where has 2014 gone?? My was working on 3 BOM’s from Primitive Gatherings, with many other PG projects in between!! Love all your Beautiful creativity!!

  167. 171 Teri Lavoy
    December 14, 2014 at 12:08 am

    Love triangle papers. They are well worth the work. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  168. 172 Lisa Aubrey
    December 14, 2014 at 12:24 am

    These look wonderful. Thank you for making quilting better.

  169. 173 Karen G
    December 14, 2014 at 1:35 am

    Love the charm pack size, What a great idea! Looking forward to using up some of my charm packs I’ve been collecting.

  170. December 14, 2014 at 4:47 am

    Great tool! I want to try these. Thanks for great giveaway. b.j.day68@gmail.com

  171. 175 Edie
    December 14, 2014 at 5:52 am

    These are such a great way to make HSTs! Love quilts with lots of HSts.

  172. 176 Janice
    December 14, 2014 at 6:17 am

    I LOVE triangle paper. I teach beginning quilting and always introduce the students to triangle paper for accurate piecing of half-square triangles. I am delighted to see your papers for the charm squares. Thanks!

  173. 177 Roxanne Ferguson
    December 14, 2014 at 6:38 am

    Triangle papers make it so easy for my beginner quilters to make accurate HST so they can be successful at so many patterns. Thank you for having them available in so many sizes.

  174. 178 SheilaS
    December 14, 2014 at 6:52 am

    LOVE THE TRIANGLE PAPERS! That has always been the block I’ve dreaded most because of all the work in making it-especially the little ones. After watching your video-I am sold! I like the accuracy AND the easiness of making the finished squares. Thank you for sharing

  175. 179 Marie
    December 14, 2014 at 6:52 am

    Looks like a wonderful idea!

  176. December 14, 2014 at 7:09 am

    I’m ordering the triangle paper for charms to make a scrappy quilt. I love a quilt with lots of different fabrics.

  177. 181 Barbara
    December 14, 2014 at 7:28 am

    I have used your triangle papers and love them!

  178. December 14, 2014 at 7:30 am

    I can’t wait to get these in the mail. Anything to make 1/2 square triangles easier will be a plus.

  179. December 14, 2014 at 7:39 am

    I love making things with little HST!! These would greatly improve my accuracy! Can’t wait to try them!

  180. 184 Loretta Swan
    December 14, 2014 at 7:50 am

    Merry Christmas ! I never want to cut a HST down to size again !

  181. 185 Cindi P
    December 14, 2014 at 8:37 am

    How smart are you for thinking of these. I have tried other ones but they were confusing. Thanks!

  182. 186 Angela
    December 14, 2014 at 8:40 am

    I haven’t tried them yet, but you make it look so easy….need to try these out!

  183. 187 Pam Uhan
    December 14, 2014 at 8:48 am

    I want to make a table runner for my sister-in-law with stars…I think I need these!

  184. 188 Lou
    December 14, 2014 at 8:50 am

    I really like the way these are put together. Great instructions and you have a definite 1/4 inch edge to sew on. I am looking forward to using these papers.

  185. 189 Mary Colley
    December 14, 2014 at 8:55 am

    Thangles, are an easy accurate way to make half square triangles that are the right size. The only thing I need to remember to do is shorten my stitch length so I do not remove stitches when I remove the paper.

  186. 190 Alice
    December 14, 2014 at 9:11 am

    I love that you have made your papers for precuts! You are so stinkin’ smart!!!

  187. 191 maggielou
    December 14, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Wow I wish I had known about these 2 weeks ago when i was doing 200half square triangles. I am putting them on my Chirstmas list

  188. 192 Paula Rooy
    December 14, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Lisa! I cannot even tell you how excited I am that you have charm square sized triangle paper sheets 😊 Yee-hah! It’s like when Pampered Chef came out w/toaster-oven sized baking stones, or rakes w/shorter handles for cleaning leaves/debris from under bushes (something that we’re doing @ our house in GA . . .cleaning up those Christmas leaves – ugh)

    I really love making scrappy quilt projects & the charm square triangle papers will make getting a wide variety so fast & easy! Your ideas are wonderful for us quilters, thank you.

  189. 193 Paula Rooy
    December 14, 2014 at 9:29 am

    And yes, Alice’s comment is totally correct . . . You ARE so stinkin’ smart 😉

  190. 194 Kathy Y
    December 14, 2014 at 9:44 am

    These are great–perfect triangles!!

  191. 195 Debbie T
    December 14, 2014 at 9:44 am

    I love triangle paper. Looking forward to giving yours a try.

  192. 196 Sheila Plock
    December 14, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Have always been hesitant to try these little triangles but you make it look so easy! Will have to give it a try and thanks for all your reat “needful” suggestions.

  193. 197 Julie Deering
    December 14, 2014 at 10:42 am

    I have used these for the pieced SBOW. They are wonderful and easy to use. Will use them again in other projects.

  194. 198 Donna W
    December 14, 2014 at 10:57 am

    Fantastic way to make HST, especially little ones

  195. 199 Lisa D
    December 14, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Have to say….HST and flying geese are a couple things I still get a little nervous about doing. With these papers I can see one of those being off that list!! Love that!

  196. 200 Lynne Sowerby
    December 14, 2014 at 11:08 am

    One of my favorite quilts is a flannel twister quilt for my grandson made from layer cakes in flannel muslin

  197. 201 Katherine
    December 14, 2014 at 11:11 am

    LOVE this idea! Looking forward to trying them!

  198. 202 Fran Bianchi
    December 14, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Thanks for the video…hope there will be more of these coming in 2015. I’ve used Thangles before as suggested by you for some of your projects, but these triangle papers look so much easier. I love that there are multiples in each sheet and you cand make so many at once. Very slick!

  199. 203 Coleen P
    December 14, 2014 at 11:18 am

    I appreciate the time you took to make the video. It was very helpful and convinced me immediately that I NEED these papers, especially for the small HSTs. Thank you for doing Needful Things again this year. I so look forward to it.

  200. 204 Rosemary Redhead
    December 14, 2014 at 11:21 am

    I am using these with the 10th Anniversary Stitch Along – cool.
    Redhead

  201. 205 Velvet
    December 14, 2014 at 11:25 am

    I love accuracy!

  202. 206 tamara williams
    December 14, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    Love using this method for HST. Now for charms, too cool!

  203. 207 Karen in Breezy Point
    December 14, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    I’ve used your papers–the only way to make HST accurately!

  204. 208 Mary
    December 14, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    I’m all for anything that makes triangles easier to do. I’m definitely going to try these out.

  205. 209 Pamela Miller
    December 14, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    I love quilts made with HSTs-scrappy is fabulous, but I also want to be accurate with my piecing. These new papers will be great in achieving that accuracy. Your video was very helpful in seeing how to use the papers. I am trying to decide which ones to order first. Lisa, you just keep topping yourself, girl. Merry Christmas!

  206. 210 Cindy D
    December 14, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Those are awesome! I’ve used triangle papers in the past and liked them, but these look much easier and if they are “perfect”, all the better.

  207. 211 Ethelann Wood
    December 14, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    I need these. I am doing the “Bertie ” monthly series and the HST are driving me crazy.. Ok crazier. Would love something to make it easier!

  208. 212 Cheryl Baker
    December 14, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    I love to paper-piece half-square triangles. Am anxious to use your papers for those perfect squares!

  209. 213 Aggiequilter
    December 14, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Wow I had NO idea you had these for charm packs! Wonderful! These make me want to try triangle papers – and smaller blocks again. Thanks!

  210. 214 Barb Onken
    December 14, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    These are really nice. It is great to have a block turn out just right!

  211. 215 Michelle
    December 14, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    I will be ordering these! You make it so easy. When I was in the shop last week I bought a quilt kit so
    I’ll need these. Thanks

  212. 216 Dawn
    December 14, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    Looks so easy!

  213. 217 Gillian Dempster
    December 14, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    I made a gorgeous bright quilt from a Kate Spain jelly roll of Terrain which I just loved. When a friends 17 yo daughter was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma I gifted her that quilt and told her when things got tough to hold that quilt and “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life”. Happily she is now in remission.

  214. 218 Kris Kayser
    December 14, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    I would love to try the triangle papers! Happy Holidays to all!

  215. 219 Miss Kitty
    December 14, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    As always Lisa, you do things right to make our quilting lives easier. Thank you!!!

  216. 220 Michelle Devitt
    December 14, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Love these, anything to make HST easy.

  217. 221 Nicole
    December 14, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    I’ve used triangle papers before and love them. I love the idea of your charm square triangle papers. Can’t wait to try them all.

  218. 222 Susan
    December 14, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    I’ve never tried triangle paper—would LOVE to!

  219. 223 DaisyS
    December 14, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    Can’t wait to try these with the tiny sizes and the charm packs! Making my list…

  220. 224 Judi Urbanek
    December 14, 2014 at 7:18 pm

    Huge fan of triangle papers! BEST method to make HSTs ever!

  221. 225 Julie Boyer
    December 14, 2014 at 8:41 pm

    Triangle paper is fun to use. Can’t wait for some Christmas money so I can order some.

  222. 226 Stephanie Tabares
    December 14, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    Love triangle papers. Best thing for my sensational sampler quilt.

  223. 227 Leanne
    December 14, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    I just bought some 1 inch triangle paper from you…so happy to see the video. I haven’t tried them yet hopefully sometime this week I can find a little “me time” for sewing.

  224. 228 Martha C.
    December 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm

    I cannot wait to try a pack. I have a few charm packs waiting for an idea of how to use them. Love th charm pack size!

  225. 229 Janet D
    December 14, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    I’ve never used the triangle papers, but you have me convinced to give them a try now. Thanks!

  226. 230 Debbie
    December 14, 2014 at 11:06 pm

    Will definitely try! Thanks so much for the information about them!!!!!

  227. 231 Cindy
    December 14, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    Great tutorial!

  228. 232 Lana Cadwallader
    December 14, 2014 at 11:44 pm

    Love triangle papers! Thanks for the perfect size to use with charms.

  229. December 14, 2014 at 11:56 pm

    Would love to try these, as much as I love triangles, this looks much easier to putting them together. Thanks for the tip! Looking forward to the rest of the 12 days! Merry Christmas, Susan

  230. 234 carol
    December 15, 2014 at 8:29 am

    I have seen these triangle papers on other quilter blogs with mixed reviews. Your use of these papers are a good testimonial.

  231. 235 Lisa
    December 15, 2014 at 8:41 am

    I am going to try your papers for charm squares. So glad to know they are available for making those tiny half square triangles I love, yet have been reluctant to tackle.

  232. 236 Ann
    December 15, 2014 at 8:47 am

    I have done demo’s for a quilt shop about all the perfect ways to make half square triangles, and mine are really good, but to make small ones in volume, this would be the way to do it! Can’t wait to tackle my next triangle project with these.

  233. 237 Cathie
    December 15, 2014 at 8:57 am

    Have to give these a try. Thanks Lisa!

  234. 238 stacey larson
    December 15, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Can’t wait to try these – maybe i can get my Folk Art Album Done……….I’ve been dreading the 1/2 square triangles. 🙂

  235. 239 Jill
    December 15, 2014 at 10:10 am

    I haven’t tried these yet, but love the idea of using them for all those HST. Especially those little ones.

  236. 240 Sharon Browne
    December 15, 2014 at 10:42 am

    I have never used triangle papers before but I bet they would come in handy for miniature quilts which I love to make.

  237. 241 Kerri V
    December 15, 2014 at 11:13 am

    I have never tried these but would love to …

  238. 242 Diana Tatro
    December 15, 2014 at 11:59 am

    Man, oh, man…This sounds like the perfect solution to ALL my worries….I sure hope I win a set !! Please pick ME !!

  239. 243 Patti
    December 15, 2014 at 7:29 pm

    I like using triangle paper for half square triangles. I especially like how your paper goes across the rows so I can make a full sheet at once.

  240. 244 Helen LeBrett
    December 15, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    Those look great to try: I like foundation piecing (w/ paper) because of how accurate it is, so that looks like a win-win to me!!

  241. 245 Kay B
    December 15, 2014 at 9:19 pm

    I have used other brands of triangle paper when you have recommend it with your pattern. I especially like the papers when I’m making tiny triangles. Can’t wait to try yours. I know your improvement will be wonderful. The charm size is very appealing.

  242. 246 Patricia Streeter
    December 16, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Looking forward to use yours. Becoming interested in miniaturizing quilts The only way to be sane is paper triangles. Ordering now!!

  243. 247 Laura Lynch
    December 16, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    I have never tried paper triangles . . . sounds like it would be so much more accurate! I’d love to try them!

  244. 248 Kathy
    December 16, 2014 at 9:40 pm

    I haven’t tried these yet, but will order some. I like using paper piecing for triangles, especially tiny ones!

  245. 249 ethelann wood
    December 17, 2014 at 7:59 am

    I have been making the ” Bertie” wool series and I can tell you that HST are not at all easy to keep accurate, it affects the whole piece. I would love to try these!

  246. 250 Kim F.
    December 17, 2014 at 8:01 am

    Your HSTs look perfect! will have to give these a try.

  247. 251 Peggy Dalberto
    December 17, 2014 at 1:45 pm

    Lisa, first off, Merry Christmas to you and the family. Second, you are the queen of tiny and accurate. I have 2 of your small projects I have been trying to figure out, so perhaps I need to invest in your hst papers, since I am tired of having a relationship with “Jack”(the ripper).

  248. 252 Barb
    December 17, 2014 at 10:40 pm

    Hi, I have never used paper for hst’s, these look like it would be even fun!

  249. 253 Mary Ann
    December 18, 2014 at 8:03 am

    I have never tried triangle papers, these look at treat for the precuts. And I am so intrigued by minis now I think they will be a mush have!

  250. 254 Claire
    December 18, 2014 at 10:06 am

    I have been wanting to make the Home for the Holidays small pattern that you gave us as a freebie many years ago for the PG Open House. Those tiny HSTs have been making me put it off. I think maybe the time has come to get on with it. Thanks for the tips and the chance to win.

  251. 255 Holly M.
    December 18, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    I have never tried these . . . have always done my HSTs w/o them . . . but I’m into making life easier for myself these days so I’m off to purchase some of these from the store!!

  252. 256 vicky krause
    December 18, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    i’m looking forward to trying these new papers to make triangles. i’ve used others and they sometimes end up “wonky”! i like that you’ve also made some of them so i can do strips. Deluxe idea!!!!!!

  253. 257 Brenda Peplinskie
    December 19, 2014 at 4:41 am

    Right now I’m using Deb Tucker’s “Tucker’s Trimmer” ruler for my half square triangles, but I’m going to give these a try this year.

  254. 258 annita
    December 19, 2014 at 9:04 am

    I have not got the opportunity to use these. I have your PG Home for the Holidays, and am looking forward to making accurate triangles fast and easy. A project to start in the New Year.

  255. 259 Cecilia
    December 23, 2014 at 10:43 am

    I haven’t used your triangle papers, but I can see where it would definitely be a needful thing for such small HSTs. Thank you!

  256. 260 Janice Akin
    December 23, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    Never used them but I’m sure going to try them now.

  257. 261 Lynne Sowerby
    December 23, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    I really like these papers, will use them from now on.


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