||Then speed piece the half squares by stacking the Colors 1 and 2 2-7/8"
x 40-1/4"strips right sides together. On the back of the top
strip lightly mark the 2-7/8" square lines and mark the diagonals as shown at left. Now sew 1/4" above and below the marked diagonals, pivoting at the
square lines. Cut apart ON the marked diagonals, and press seam allowances towards the
darker fabrics. This will give you twenty-eight half squares. Press
these to the darker side. These should measure 2-1/2" ...on to Page