The half square triangle unit is probably the most commonly used patch in a quilt block -- well it is second only to the square. It is made simply with two triangles, filling up half the square each -- hence the name. Take a quick look through this website, or in any quilting magazine, and you will start to notice that this half square triangle, regardless of its size, is present in more quilts than not.

Connemara

Free Quilt Block Pattern

Connemara is a region in County Galway, Ireland and is known for its famous green marble.

The Connemara quilt block is a simple nine patch comprised of squares, rectangles, half square triangles and flying geese units.

Two very different quilts are illustrated to show you variations on an on point setting of the quilt blocks. What will your imagination come up with?

More "Irish" quilt blocks
~ Danny Boy
~ Irish Puzzle
~ Lucky Clover