Then speed piece the half squares, by stacking the
Color 3 3-7/8" x 7-3/4" strip atop the Color 2 strip of the same size,
right sides together. Mark the diagonals in the direction shown, and mark the 3-7/8"
square lines as well. Starting at the upper left corner, sew in one continuous seam,
1/4" away from the marked line to the upper right corner. Pivot and sew back on the
other side of the marked line. Cut apart ON the marked line, and on the square lines as
well. Press seams towards darker fabrics. This will give you four half squares...