Sew Easy: Twisted Triangles

In this Sew Easy lesson, the Fons & Porter staff show you step-by-step how to make twisted triangles using the Fons & Porter Twisted Triangle Template to cut pieces and piece the twisted hexagon quilt block. Also referred to as Clamshell Units, these triangles have a unique shape to them that appeals to both modern and traditional quilters alike. You can use these in your quilt blocks (such as in the quilting pattern listed below) or on fun projects like aprons.

About Clamshell Units or Twisted Triangles

Suggested Quilt Patterns Using This TechniqueTwisted Triangles Quilt, Twisted Triangle Table Runner

Learn How To Do This Quilting Technique

In this quilting video, you will learn how to do clamshell units using the Fons & Porter Template tool. If you’re looking for another quilting video tutorial on a particular technique, check out our Sew Easy lessons to find it there.

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  1. What size triangle do I cut for the Twisted Triangle Template background pieces? I purchased the Twisted Triangle Template and there is no information on the connecting triangles/background triangles. Strip width would be helpful.