I am asking for either a fussy cut center or a center made of HST in one main color. To make the center block finishing 4.5'' I used a 4.5'' fussy cut and 4 2.5'' low volume fabrics. I added the low volume to two corners, sew along the middle line, cut back the seam allowance and pressed.
I repeated this steps for the other two corners and the center block is done. The rest is lots of chain piecing and at the end: trimming! To make the block you will need
8 2.5’’ LV squares4 2.5’’ 2-colored HST
20 2.5’’ HST color/LV
There are many ways out there how to make HST. For this block I preferred to cut 3'' squares. I put a low volume square and a color fabric square right sides together and sew on the right and left side of the diagonal line, which I usually draw on the back of one fabric.
Then you cut on the line and press the block. Unfortunately now comes the ugly part: Trimming!
This is absolutely no fun and I am so thankful to have the lovely ladies from the Bee to help me. I designed (I am sure out there might be a name for this block but this is what we were drawing) this block together with my girl and it is going to be her quilt when it is finished so I really appreciate the help.
So lets arrange all those gorgeous HSTs
The terrible part is the trimming other the block is straight forward. I love it and hope my bee ladies are not mad at me now and can enjoy the sewing a little.