I frantically made a few blocks. So many other people had already finished their tops by now! I was behind! They actually looked pretty cool. So cool, in fact, that my hubby said: "Make it big! Big enough to cover me all the way for a nap!" Okey dokey! And because I always do what my man says, I clucked and clucked on with my old machine, hunching over to keep that 1/4 seam just sew.
And here is what I've got so far. I really was scraping the bottom of the scrap bin by the end! And it is so great to have them made into something! Despite using ALL the 2 inch strips, there are still lots of squares in the 2 inch size. Maybe I'll have to turn those into a scrap vomit quilt... hmmm?
Oh yes, the whole shebang is based on this tutorial over at Bonnie Hunter's website Quiltville. I highly recommend following her instructions for pressing. And when you press each block after the cut strips are sewn together, spread the intersections and press the seams both ways then too. Like this:
It makes everything nest so nicely you won't need pins! And that is all I have to say about that! That and..... join us, won't you??