Stack the Color 1 and Color
2 2-7/8" x 11-1/2" strips, right sides together and all edges aligned. On
the back of the top strip, lightly mark the 2-7/8" square lines as shown at left. Mark the diagonals as well. Sew 1/4" above and below the marked
pivoting at the square lines. Then cut apart ON the marked diagonals, and on the
square lines as well. This will give you eight half squares. Press
seam allowances towards the darker fabric. These should measure 2-1/2" square...
on to Page 2!