Take the 4 7/8 inch squares of green and floral, place them right sides together. Carefully draw a line down the center, corner to corner, diagonally across the block. (This will be a cutting line when you are finished.) Now if you have a true 1/4 inch foot on your machine, you can sew on either side of this drawn line. If not, you will have to draw a second line on either side, exactly 1/4 inch from the first line. These will be your sewing lines. After you have sewn on your sewing lines, you will cut this square in half on your cutting line. Don't forget to trim off your dog ears. You will now have two diagonal half squares measuring exactly 4 1/2 inches.
Repeat with all of your squares to make four green and floral diagonal half squares, four floral and blue diagonal half squares and four blue and green diagonal half squares.
Assemble three of each as shown. Press the seams of the top and bottom row in the same direction, and the middle row in the opposite.
While a plain set quilt of these blocks might seem a little boring, look what happens when you turn the blocks in different directions.
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Updated June 11, 2020
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